One Photographer’s Beautiful Technique That Captures Moments In Time

Jeff Hodsdon knows how to capture feeling.

And he’s doing it through moving portraits. Jeff’s mastered the art of photos that move, but only slightly. With Instagram video, Jeff captures singular moments through multiple frames.

In our interview, Jeff describes how he got his start in photography, why you should treat your camera like a pen, and the importance of shooting when moved by a positive feeling. Jeff is taking over our Instagram feed this week, so be sure to follow along.

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Passport to Spain

¡Bienvenidos a España!

Join us as we take a trip to Spain through the pages of Javier Martín, Patricia Fernández de Lis, Javi Esteban and Clara Soler.

Spain ranks the 7th most popular country in our community and Spanish people on our site keep growing! Interested in what life is like as a journalist, professor, event organizer or social media strategist in Spain? Look no further. Let these community members’ stories inspire you.

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Marques Anderson at WE First Gallery Rasmus

From Football to Philanthropy: A Former NFL Player’s Journey to Change the World

If you’ve done some browsing of about.me you’ve probably run across a stunning photo, vivid green with a man walking along an almost invisible road through the forest. With such a compelling photo, maybe you clicked on the page to discover more about the man behind the photograph, Marques Anderson.

A former NFL safety, Marques played football professionally in the United States for four seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers. Following his time in the NFL he traveled, earned a master’s degree, coached football in Norway and founded the World Education Foundation. In his role as director of the foundation he’s traveled to over 50 countries, documenting his travels through photography.

This month, as we end our series of interviews of athletes on about.me and head into our month on sustainability and the environment (in honor of Earth Day on April 22nd), it seems apt to be sharing the story of Marques’s incredible journey through sports and how it is inspiring him to change the world.

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