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New Headshots with Kerasan R. LaMar

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New Headshots with Kerasan R. LaMar

I've been in need of an updated head shot, so Kerasan R. LaMar of Kerasan R. LaMar Photography recently took my portrait. He focuses on wedding photography and portrait photography in Philadelphia, and we've collaborated a number of times. As he chatted and coaxed smiles of me, we meandered from the Macy's Wanamaker Building to City Hall in Philadelphia, using the historic architecture as a simple, classic backdrop. I'm loving this new photo!  

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WJA Philadelphia - Gem Trading with Yvonne Jiew

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WJA Philadelphia - Gem Trading with Yvonne Jiew

For WJA Philadelphia’s first virtual event, we hosted a webinar with gem dealer and world traveler, Yvonne Jiew. She gave a short presentation via Zoom, which was followed by a Q&A discussion. Then, we had exclusive access to a private screening of her upcoming short film, Chasing Color. Image source: Rockstoc LLC on Facebook   Yvonne's passion is colored stones. Originally from Australia, she is a global gem sourcer and the founder of Rockstoc LLC. She spoke to us about how she spends many months of the year traveling around the world to buy directly from miners, cutters, and dealers,...

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