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Helene Kobelnyk spent a lifetime traveling and studying throughout Europe, North America, Mexico and the Caribbean, always with camera in hand. After earning a master of arts degree in mathematics, Helene devoted more than 20 years to public education. Today, she is a lifestyle and fine art photographer residing in southern New Mexico and pursuing her additional career as publisher of Vivacini – a lifestyle magazine for the intelligent and inquisitive optimist. Her writing and images can be found at and magazine at

The Leap from Photographer to Publisher: Not As Long As You Might Think

Tweet I never thought I’d be a publisher. But my new online magazine is developing a following, and I think that’s due in large part to the skills and resources I developed as a photographer: an appreciation for quality content, an ability to motivate freelancers, a social media following and a clear understanding of editing. […]

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