13.11.13 by Jeff

Amanda Jasnowski (@hokaytokay)

Amanda Jasnowski (@hokaytokay) Interview

“Like Knows Like” is a superb documentary project, founded by photographer Marije Kuiper and filmmaker Bas Berkhout. This latest episode is a profile on photographer Amanda Jasnowski, better known to the Instagram world as @hokaytokay.

I often wander around on Instagram looking for new work and this funny thing happens time and time again. I scroll down to some older photos buried deep in this person’s feed, and there’s one photo that catches my eye. So I click to leave a friendly comment, and I find the most positive uplifting encouraging message has already been posted! And it’s from Amanda.

It’s been amazing to watch Amanda’s work evolve and her following expand. If you’re a photographer (or anyone) trying to figure out how to survive doing your own thing you could learn a lot from her.

Watch the video profile below!


 

instagram.com/hokaytokay
amandajas.com
amandajas.tumblr.com













Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Joana Rodrigues

    Oh, she’s sweet! It makes me wanna move to NY today.

  • amandajas

    aw, dang, jeff! you’re the best. thanks so much for your kind words & ongoing support. making me feel like a million bucks. lots of hugs.

    • big smile the whole time i watched it, glad they chose you! hope you’re getting a bunch more fans (but im sure Instagram’s post has more to do with that!)

  • vishal marapon

    i love the meatball shop!

  • JJ

    Nice!! She just made a new fan!

    If you like this I’d check out http://www.timothywatters.com

  • Alyssa

    Love! She seems so genuine.

    • when you already like someone’s work its a total bonus when you discover they are genuinely nice too

  • Nich McElroy

    You two (Amanda and Jeff) are both such kind, generous, positive people. It could make my eyes water describing it. Watching this is a genuine inspiration.

    • appreciate it Nich, you are also in the friendly and talented photo club haha.

    • amandajas

      aww dang. nich. making my heart grow over here…thank you. without a doubt you are in the kind/generous/positive club! so happy to know folks like you and jeff (anxiously awaiting the day to meet you both face-to-face)





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