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The advent of digital technology offered the first half of a revolution:

It is now incredibly easy for all of us to share zillions of images with each other. Our pictures are everywhere, providing opportunities for us to learn more about each other. Now, we can decide for ourselves what is important and worthy of documentation.

Community-supported media is the other half of that revolution:

While the costs of distributing media have vanished, the costs of creating it still remain. The average consumer snapshot has become basically free, but creating compelling photographs in a professional manner requires a solid investment of time, capital, and creative energy. Direct audience support can help create a sustainable business model rooted in the positive imagery that we all want to see. If the work on this site resonates with you, you can help make this possible.

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