Aaron Jean

Photo Journal

  1. Portrait Story: “Escaping Starlet”

    While working on projects, stories pop up in my head and sometimes, I get inspired by the model or the assignment or whatever hits me at the time.  In this dramatic portrait workshop, the model Anja, inspired this portrait series for me.  It started in the studio, but came more…

  2. Shocking Photography Advice

    Recently, I was lucky enough to attend the dramatic portrait workshop with portrait and advertising photographer, Chris Knight after following his work for a while. I enjoy Chris’s work because it’s different than what I usually shoot, but I like his references to great art and cinema and I especially…

  3. Street Poem: Alternate Realities

    Waiting for my number, looking to the streets to give me a pulse To give me meaning I waited for a sign, waiting, just me…and my reflection, here comes “one” a sign for both of us, We need each other. The two of us! Waking up to a new kind…

  4. Get Closer Photo Challenge: Rolled Steel

    Steeling Myself For A Challenge As I try to grow my photography business, education and professional growth are key. In addition to shooting literally every day, I try to participate in workshops and online learning as much as I can. As I struggle growing my business and honing my craft…

  5. Mini Headshot Session: Eric

    Updated headshots are a great way to remind your professional network of who you are and make them aware of your value! Updated headshots communicate to your boss, coworkers, clients or potential employers that you are thoughtful and thorough.  New photos are something we all think about doing, but we…

  6. Mini Series: City Of Lights At Work - Paris 2018

    City of Lights At Work This mini series is a short contemplation of the feeling of having a camera and looking for images when the world bustles around us either busy setting up for the day or finishing the day.  Being so out of sync with the moment always strikes…

  7. Retiro Trees From Below (Series)

    I sat on this project for a long time even though I love these images, in fact, there are some of my favorite images I’ve created this year, though I can’t discern if it’s for the visual enjoyment they bring, or for the process.  These are from my favorite trees…

  8. Being Seen In A Photograph

    Being Seen In A Photograph I have thought a lot about this encounter because it was very personal and something that has impacted me every day since this portrait was created. It has opened a new understanding of the ability of a camera to change people and what a photo…

  9. Copy Writing Your Self — Re:Writing Your Own Bio

    As someone born in the late 70’s who enjoys technology, I feel comfortable with the technological changes since the internet. Most of my life I have been the person that friends and coworker would ask about technology. Yet, increasingly I sometimes find myself in a familiar world that I understand…

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