Book Review & Giveaway: Walk with Me by Debra Schoenberger

6 Mar

Book Title: Walk with Me by Debra Schoenberger
Category: Adult non-fiction / Photography – 104 pages
Genre: Documentary / Street Photography / Travel
Publisher: Blurb
Release date: December 26, 2017
Tour dates: March 5 to 23, 2018
Content Rating: G


Book Description:

Whenever I’m asked “which is the best camera?” I pretty much respond: “the one you have on you.” In fact, most of the images in this book were taken with my cell phone simply because I always have it with me.

This is not only a book about street photography but a visual diary, or collection of quirky, unusual and sometimes just plain weird photos I’ve taken over the course of the last decade.

As a street photographer, I need to be an assiduous walker. My sneakers often take me to little known, hidden corners, seaweed strewn (and sometimes stinky) beaches and really cool back alleys of my rather small island city of Victoria, BC.

I’ve also included images of curiosities I’ve seen throughout my travels.

Everyone sees the world differently and this is my collection of the quirkiness that I call life.

To read reviews, please visit Debra Schoenberger’s page on iRead Book Tours.

Buy the book: 

 Amazon ~ iTunes ~ Blurb



My Review

I chose to read this book after receiving a free e-copy. All opinions in this review are my own and completely unbiased. I had read To Be a Child and India by Debra Schoenberger so I was looking forward to reading this book also.

Walk with Me is full of amazing photos taken by Debra. This collection is a mixture of different photos from different times and places. I wish I could see things like she sees them through the lens. She notices details that most of us never even see. I can look through this book over and over and notice new things every time.

This would make a good coffee table book. It’s a book to pick up over and over to look at the photos again and again. It is a book for all ages to enjoy.



About the Author / Photographer


Debra Schoenberger aka #girlwithcamera

“My dad always carried a camera under the seat of his car and was constantly taking pictures. I think that his example, together with pouring over National Geographic magazines as a child fuelled my curiosity for the world around me.

I am a documentary photographer and street photography is my passion. Some of my images have been chosen by National Geographic as editor’s favourites and are on display in the National Geographic museum in Washington, DC. I also have an off-kilter sense of humour so I’m always looking for the unusual.

Connect with the author: Website ~ Facebook ~ Instagram ~ Pinterest





What makes for a good travel camera?

That would depend on the type of photography you are interested in.  Do you like street photography, landscape photography, macro or would you rather have a

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There is a new camera on the market that looks pretty good, the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V.  It can be found here:

Because the new generation of cell phone cameras are so good, they often replace a smaller point and shoot. 

What do you look for when buying a camera?

When looking for a camera online, I choose a few that have features that I like within my price range.  Then I go to a camera store and hold the camera in my hand for fit and try out the different features.  I’ve discovered that what looks good in theory, doesn’t always feel good in person.  I have a small hand so the camera has to be small enough to be comfortable in my hands.

What do you look for when buying a camera bag?

I prefer a camera bag that doesn’t look like a camera bag.  I like a big, wide strap and plenty of

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protection for my gear.  A photographer who happens to be a woman, developed camera bags for women that can 

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custom made.  You can choose the size, style and fabrics / leathers.  It’s pretty cool.  I love my bag.  If it gets dirty, it gets a wash.

You can find the bags at Porteen gear:



Other photo books you may want to add to your collection:
Montreal by Debra Schoenberger
To Be A Child by Debra Schoenberger
India by Debra Schoenberger



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4 Responses to “Book Review & Giveaway: Walk with Me by Debra Schoenberger”

  1. Lacey Waters March 6, 2018 at 12:53 pm #

    This looks amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Debra Schoenberger March 8, 2018 at 5:31 pm #

    Thank you so much for featuring my book on your website. I really appreciate your lovely review and all the hard work you’ve gone through to promote it.

    Debra 😀

    Liked by 1 person

    • sleepygirl2 March 8, 2018 at 7:19 pm #

      You’re welcome. Thank you for sharing your photos. You have a great talent.


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