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On the street in early morning Jodhpur, Rajasthan, this man allowed me a shot, but wasn’t up to breaking a smile. Still consider myself lucky!

FEATURED in “Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends” Nov. 2011
FEATURED in “Pouts, Poses, and Portraits” Nov. 2011
FEATURED in “Street Photography and Photojournalism” Nov. 2011
FEATURED in “Love Affair With The Lens” Nov. 2011
FEATURED in “Environmental Portraits” Nov. 2011
FEATURED in “International Women’s Photography” Dec. 2011
FEATURED in “True Colors of Asia” April 2012


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Valerie Rosen is a social documentary photographer, best recognized for her evocative portraiture from the streets of India and Nepal. She and her camera gear are currently based in her native Montreal, Canada, working as a freelance portrait and events photographer and private photography coach. Please send a bubblemail for inquiries. Thanks for visiting!

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  • Ethna Gillespie
    Ethna Gillespiealmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful shot!

  • Thanks very much, Ethna! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • JKKimball
    JKKimballalmost 3 years ago


  • Thank you! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Albert
    Albertalmost 3 years ago


  • Thank you, Albert! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Ainsley Kellar Creations
    Ainsley Kellar...almost 3 years ago

    Truly awesome work! I actually prefer the serious look. Very moving.

  • Thanks dear Ainsley! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Shulie1
    Shulie1almost 3 years ago

    Maybe he hadn’t had his tea yet! Wonderful shot, Val

  • Hi Shulie! So glad you like it! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • canonman99
    canonman99almost 3 years ago

    great candid

  • Hi Dennis! Thanks so much! :-))

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Morpho  Pyrrou
    Morpho Pyrroualmost 3 years ago

    Great work, Val!!1

  • Thank you!! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • sedge808
    sedge808almost 3 years ago

    Fab portrait.

  • Thank you!! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations!!! You have been featured in Cee’s Fun Artsy Friends group (clickable banner)

    Please check out our Challenges

  • Thanks so much, Cee! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

  • Andrew Kalpage
    Andrew Kalpagealmost 3 years ago

    Wonderful and fantastic portfolio…

  • Thank you, Andrew! :-)

    – Valerie Rosen

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