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Dawn Marie Jones calls herself a creative photographer and high-end retoucher. Based in London, she is a renowned name in the photography and fashion scene. Alongside shooting amazing pictures, she is also a sustainability advocate, choosing to work with sustainable and ethical brands.

Dawn Marie never really thought that she would become a photographer until she was 25 when photography found her. After working, owning a property agency in Greece, and developing a business in Bulgaria, Dawn decided that it was time for a significant change in her life. …


Kendra was born in a small town in Canada but decided to move to Berlin after a few visits, networking, and experiencing the city. The German capital’s clubbing scene has a big influence on her work.

Kendra is from a small town in Canada, and before discovering her enthusiasm for photography, she thought she wanted to be a chef. Influenced and motivated by her mother, she joined photography school at Sheridan College, Institute of Art & Technology, intending to become a professional photographer.

Her biggest passion…


Pedro is the son of a successful visual artist and has grown up around images. He fell in love with photography when he was a teenager but could only become one many years later. Now, he is an awarded professional photographer worldwide.

Pedro Dimitrow was born in Sao Paulo in the ’70s. He entered the photography scene at the beginning of the 90s, when “photographers used to get as much as soccer players,” putting it in his own words. …


Jürgen and Mike did not plan to become professional travel bloggers, but the passion promptly turned into their business. In this talk, they share their journey as bloggers and their experience with unlicensed image use.

Jürgen Horn and Michael Powell run the travel blog For91Days, which offers a quite different experience for their readers. Instead of visiting for a few days, the content creators travel and stay for 91 days in each of their chosen destinations, which allows them to more deeply explore the place’s…


Damien Lovegrove can be considered one of the most influential contemporary photographers, having boosted his photography work with his experience as a cameraman at BBC. He has also successfully turned his passion into a business. We had a talk with him about his career and unlicensed image use.

Damien Lovegrove…


Vincent Peters is one of the most prominent names in photography worldwide. Famous for his fashion photoshoots and celebrities’ portraits, his images are artistic, and, as he describes them — sentimental. We had a talk with him about his career and experience with unlicensed image use.

Vincent Peters tried many…


In conversation with the mind behind RYDE, Jan Denecke, the creator of RYDE Platform. A practicing lawyer and entrepreneur for over 15 years, he shares his professional journey, insights, and motivation.

With his 15-years of experience as an intellectual property lawyer in Berlin, Jan discovered the importance of impacting and…


JC is commercially a fashion photographer, but he also uses his platform and blog for something bigger: spreading awareness on the mental health topic.

JC Candanedo is a London based photographic artist working commercially in the fashion and beauty industry, with clients ranging from designers, production companies to beauty brands…


Silvana left Venezuela when she was 17, but not everyone facing the country’s worsening crisis can do so. Now, based in the UK, the fashion and documentary photographer often travels to her home country to document its reality and bring awareness to the situation faced by her fellow compatriots.

Silvana…


COVID19 was an unforeseen circumstance for the world, changing everything overnight. These are the three most important lessons that the quarantine times taught me about leading a team.

Written by Philipp Köhn, CPO of RYDE. Co-written by Sheena Rajgarhia, Community Manager at RYDE.

Photo by Edwin Hooper on Unsplash

Coronavirus changed everything, including leading teams. Leading after a pandemic is, of course, different and challenging, but today I am here to share my three lessons learned since it started. …

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