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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Exploring Art, Light, and People With A Thoughtful Photographer

When Ellie Thomson’s compelled by an emotion, she takes a photo.

Ellie is a student at Indiana University with a strong presence on Instagram and a passion for taking beautiful, clean photos that play with light. In addition to photography, Ellie enjoys keeping flowers, exploring farmer’s markets and appreciating thoughtful design.

This week, we’re thrilled to have Ellie takeover our Instagram feed and share photos from days in her life. In our interview, Ellie explains how she keeps a cohesive visual presence on Instagram (and why it’s important to do so), what she likes to photograph the most, and which contemporary “iphoneographers” inspire her.

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All About Fashion: Designers, Bloggers and Photographers

To celebrate fashion weeks around the world, we’re highlighting some of our favorite fashion bloggers, photographers and designers in our community.

Up first is Nigel Barker. Nigel is a fashion photographer, author, filmmaker and humanitarian. Nigel released his book, Models of Influence: 50 Women Who Reset The Course Of Fashion, this year.

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How One Founder’s Changing How We Think About Food

Although Naz Riahi doesn’t consider herself a “foodie,” she’s making waves in the food industry.

Together with her business partner, Emily Schildt (also interviewed on our blog), she co-founded Bitten, a food conference that focuses on food in the context of technology, pop culture and the environment.

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Passport to Canada

Welcome to Canada!

This week, we’re hoping over the border to take a peek into the lives of four professionals living in Canada. Hailing from Montreal and Toronto, Helen, Suresh, Karine and Anthony are sports-lovers, proud parents, digital marketers and professors.

Helen Adilia Arceyut-Frixione is a content creator and community builder with over 6 years of digital marketing experience. Helen lives in Montreal and has a keen understanding of what content and messaging “spreads,” or sticks to and resonates with people.

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Peek Into One Blogger’s Vibrant Guide To Wellness

Since 2013, Charlotte Dupont hasn’t gone a day without taking a photo.

Charlotte’s taking her passion for photography to our Instagram this week where she’ll share snapshots of a day in her life as a content creator and health coach.

Charlotte is a California native currently living in Portland who plans to embark on a journey as a digital nomad traveling to countries across the globe. Read on to hear Charlotte’s advice on becoming active in the Instagram community and how photography allows her to create something beautiful every day.

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Growth and Community Gurus: Staff Picks

As a community manager at about.me, I love using our site to connect with other community managers around the world. Our Staff Picks this week truly understand people and are experts in connecting with and engaging their communities. From social media curation to web development to photography, Sahana, Philippe, Amy and Aaron create powerful visual and written content that moves people.

Sahana Ullagaddi who heads off this post is a skilled content developer and marketing engagement strategist. Sahana embeds her blog on her page, connecting people to her reflections on meditation, self-enrichment and her journey from living in 5 cities in 5 years to ending up in San Francisco.

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