Keith King

Creating, inspiring—while being inspired, too—and learning as a photographer continues to be a fulfilling force in my life. I have a degree, as well as years of experience, in photojournalism. But, it's other artists and life that has shaped me the most. Each day is new and different; tomorrow is not guaranteed. Art is beautiful.

Tips for Street Photography in a Small Town

French photojournalist and street photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson coined and mastered the ‘decisive moment’ in the storied districts of Paris and throughout the world. With a body of photographic work that includes images oozing with form, geometry and composion, it’s a portfolio to behold, to say the least. In my green beginnings it was Cartier-Bresson’s work …

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5 Tips for Approaching People and Making Their Portrait

Starting out as a street photographer and fly-on-the-wall photojournalist, it took me some time before I realized the beauty and importance of portraiture. Once my eyes were opened to the power and fulfillment of portrait photography though, I couldn’t imagine going back to a time when I didn’t love it. Photographers like Dan Winters, Diane …

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On Assignment: Cherry Industry for The Wall Street Journal

Photojournalism. To some, the word conjures images of heartless paparazzi, or maybe flash-bulb blasting members of the press sharpening their elbows as they fight for position while wearing trench coats and fedoras—with hatband ‘press’ card for proper measure—and most-likely some type of tobacco vessel in puff during the scrum. When I expressed interest in photojournalism …

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Welcome

Hello friends and welcome to my blog, Village Voyager. My name is Keith King and I’m a photographer in the northwest, lower peninsula, of Michigan. It is my hope that this blog provides a space for all, including me, to be inspired, to grow and to learn. Village Voyager has some meanings behind it that …

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