Iva Balentines Iva.Balentines www.trendhunter.com/Iva.Balentines Toronto http://cdn.trendhunterstatic.com/avatars/uploads/avatar_119089.jpg?timestamp=1346916320 Journalist TrendHunter.com

Iva Balentines


Iva Balentines
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I am originally from Croatia, former Yugoslavia. My professional work was all about journalism and photography but I also worked as part of documentary film crew. I like to combine my love for journalism and passion for photography, lomography, film and art.

What is unique that's not in your bio?
I am passionate traveler and TED talk fan that is scared of clowns
What's your favorite accomplishment?
The fact that my voice as journalist is heard and that I am a part of the team that indicates something new, unique and important to the people
How do you define cool?
Cool is like that second, that feeling, when you pull two things out of your closet, things that you never wear together and at suddenly they look perfect combined and you have no idea how you did not see that before
What is your secret to uncovering trends?
I am connected to the social media platforms and various communities like Instagram, lomography community, FB but I also talk to people about what represents something interesting and unique to them
What do you enjoy most about Trend Hunter?
Trend Hunter makes me think outside the box, it is fun, most readable website for cool things and you always have a topic and something to talk about with people. " On Trend Hunter I saw really cool thing that you would love... "
What is your favorite trend?
I like photography trends but one that helped me is Tommy Ton Street Style Photography Tips. I was always into fashion and photography but now I want to connect the two things I love and do street photography for Croatian fashion website Krpa.hr
What are your tips for writing a juicy post?
Everything that is not expected can be a juicy post, you just need to make it sound like a fun thing
How do you reset to be creative?
I go outside my small room and walk around the city with my camera, but when it gets cold outside I will replace walking with a good movie
What inspires or excites you?
Meeting new people because they change my concept of talent
Predict something awesome for 2020?
authentic lo pro Vans will be cheaper