Inspiring

August 14, 2018

90-Year-Old Photographer Continues to Delight the World with Amusing Self Portraits

A post shared by 西本喜美子 (@kimiko_nishimoto) on Nov 21, 2017 at 10:53pm PST You’re never too old to discover your passions—just ask Kimiko Nishimoto. At 72 years young, she picked up a camera, and her life hasn’t been the same since. She’s now 90 years old and still delights people across the globe with her quirky self-portrait photography. Her images turn the ordinary world into a much more whimsical place.

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August 7, 2018

Grieving Wife Keeps Her Late Husband’s Spirit Alive With Emotional Family Portraits

Pregnancy is a time of joy and excitement for most couples. But for Oahu, Hawaii-based military wife Stephanie Maynetto-Jackson, her second pregnancy was met with terrible tragedy. On December 14, 2017, during her second trimester, Stephanie lost her husband, Stuart Jackson, in a fatal motorcycle accident. At the time, Stephanie was just 28 years old and became the sole carer of her almost 2-year-old son, Dominic, and her 6-year-old stepson, Maliq.

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July 27, 2018

Interview: Online Directory of Female Photographers Challenges Gender Bias

Tired of the marginalization of female photographers in the commercial world, Jill Greenberg decided to take matters into her own hands. The successful photographer, whose work went viral due to her set of crying toddler photos, has started the directory Alreadymade. The site serves to take away any excuses for clients who feel as though they can't find talented female photographers for high-end commercial photo shoots by giving these talented women a platform.

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July 20, 2018

Starbucks Is Opening Its First “Signing Store” for Deaf Community in the U.S.

Starbucks is about to become more inclusive thanks to the announcement of a new “Signing Store” in Washington, D.C. Spearheaded by a team of deaf Starbucks employees and allies, all employees at the Signing Store will be fluent in American Sign Language. The new Starbucks will open near Gallaudet University, a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students. This isn't Starbucks' first Signing Store.

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