Valerie

This past Sunday I got the incredible chance to meet and photograph one of my favorite musicians, Valerie June. As I´ve experienced before, shooting while surrounded by peers and fellow creatives can stimulate an artist in the most exciting of ways, and it seems that the creativity then finds you, not the contrary. 

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Valerie showed up for a surprise appearance at the Newport Folk Fest, during a NewportFILM conversation which I was shooting. They presented the superb, Grammy-nominated documentary Two Trains Runnin. Author/producer Ben Hedin and movie composer Christopher North discussed the film and, along with Valerie, treated us to a better understanding of the many sounds of Blues music.

More images from this incredible day soon...

Merci la vie