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The Lives of Lolitas

Posted by on February 24, 2017 | Photographer Interviews

Photo © Shirley Yu

A new personal project from photographer Shirley Yu explores the Lolita subculture community, which originated in Japan. Lolita fashion is a mix of Victorian and Roccoco styles, with specific sub-styles that include “gothic” “sweet,” “baby,” “classic” and “casual.” The commitment to the Lolita look can go beyond fashion and become a full lifestyle, Yu explains, with members adopting a... More

Step X Step: Seeking Support For Your Creative Projects

Posted by on February 10, 2016 | Business/Marketing

This article is excerpted from Chapter Five of Mary Virginia Swanson’s book Finding Your Audience: An Introduction to Marketing Your Photographs. Order it at www.mvswanson.com. Among the greatest gifts an artist can receive is support in one or more forms to continue and complete a project.  The encouragement and support from friends, family and community... More