Valerie Rosen is a social documentary photographer, best recognized for her evocative portraiture from the streets of India and Nepal. She is currently based in her native Montreal, Canada and is available for hire as a freelance photographer and private photography coaching. Please send a bubblemail for inquiries.

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She Sews into the Night is the proud 1st Place winner for Photographic Art at the SoJie 20 Juried Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts!

Photographic Art – 1st Place
SoJie 20, April 2013

Susan Kimball Photography Award
Excellence in Mood Lighting and Color
SoJie 20, April 2013

Special Recognition Award
SoJie 20, April 2013

*Read her Cover Feature Article on pp. 28-37 in 18% Grey: A Street Photography Magazine
*Published images on p. 25 + p. 53 in Pink Panther Magazine

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A Rajeev Kashyap Photography Award of Excellence in Portrait Composition and an Honors in Photography in Solo Exhibition’s Juried Invitational Exhibition, SoJie 17, July 2012
His True Colors

A Tony Belzsylko Photography Award of Excellence in Street Photography in Solo Exhibition’s Juried Invitational Exhibition, SoJie 12, August 2011
The Gaze

Join me at Bareri Images’ Solo Exhibition,
Latin America as I see it – Documentary Photographs

Selected for NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC “Daily Dozen” – March 16, 2011

Also check out Val’s Mum on RB: Heather Friedman

© Valerie Rosen 2012, All Rights Reserved. You may not use, replicate, manipulate, redistribute, or modify the images on this site without my expressed consent.

  • Joined: January 2010


Someone Just Made My Day!!!

So very grateful to the someone wonderful who just purchased an extra large canvas print of my street graffiti image, Never Give Up! / That’s going to look amazing, hanging on someone’s wall! / What better advice! / Cheers, / Val :-)
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Overdue for some THANK YOU's!!

Woke up to a message that someone wonderful has purchased a copy of my calendar, Impressions of Cuba: Photographic Images by Valerie Rosen / …but then more wonderful people purchased the following images in the past few weeks, as well: / Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Factory / Better to Walk / Mehendi in Udaipur / Out to Dry / Every one of those images has personal relevance in my past travels…
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Thank you all for the amazing continued support, encouragement, and inspiration! / It’s been an amazing year of transition for me, and I can’t wait to see what 2014 brings! / Wishing everyone a very happy, healthy, prosperous and inspired New Year!!! / Hugs, / Val :-) / Hindu Pilgrims on New Year’s Day
Posted 4 months – 13 comments

Such a Nice Wakeup Surprise!

Thanks to the curator of today’s “Found on RB,” Mehendi in Udaipur has been featured, and I’m very grateful! / Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend, wherever you are in the world! / …and Happy Holidays! / Cheers, / Val
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