God bless you! by RicardS

The eve of the New Year’s night, a small donation to help an elderly lady on the sidewalk, met by a “God Bless you Sir!”.

[The Greek crisis has seen creditors pushing for reductions in the national pension system, driving many elderly out on the street to beg for a few meager coins to top-up the one or two hundred Euros pension per month; a sum that cannot possibly cover even the basic cost of living in the major city] 11:48

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Hope by MichaelBollino

Broken, then Hope

This image is dedicated to Jeff Swanson, a member of our landscape photography community who passed away a year ago after battling melanoma. Although I only met him in person once, his smile, easy going, witty nature struck me immediately. Days before his death he took the time (and energy) to create a comical image based upon an inside joke then posted it to my FB timeline. It cracked me up and truly made my day. Such a good dude. The world misses him.

To honor Jeff, consider making a donation to the : Melanoma Research Foundation

Or, consider buying a print from Jeff’s Website

Thanks, please donate, and Jeff it and be there!

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World Elephant Day by MarselvanOosten

Today is #worldelephantday, the perfect moment to announce that I am one of the photographers that will contribute to the ‘Remembering Elephants’ charity book. Books from this project will go on pre-sale in a couple of weeks via Kickstarter. If you’re an elephant lover, look out for updates under the #rememberingelephants hashtag on Facebook and Twitter.

The line up of photographers include Frans Lanting, Art Wolfe, Greg du Toit, Michael Poliza, Daryl Balfour, Will Burrard-Lucas, and many others.


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