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United Against Ebola By Feigenfrucht-d89o7sh by makepictures

I am deeply privileged to have one of my photographs included in this remarkable collection of art compiled to raise money for the fight against EBOLA.  All the proceeds from sales will go to Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders).


Please take a look at the book and consider a purchase.  You can find links to a full page-by-page preview and a further explanation of the project here:


United Against Ebola: The Book!Dear friends, we are happy to announce (finally!) the release of the book United Against Ebola
We can't wait to share it with you. it's a book of 104 pages, 18 X18 cm, it has 100 of your images in it and it is simply beautiful!  :wow:
You can have a preview of the entire book by clicking on the image and following the link to Blurb. Make sure to watch it in full screen mode.

The link above will take you to the 18X18 cm book. When placing your order, you will get to set your own parameters concerning the cover, soft or hard  and the paper, standard or premium.
We also made a large version of the book, it's 30 X 30 cm and is absolutely gorgeous :love:
For those who would like to contribute more substantially to the good cause, you can command it (and preview it)  here
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"This book was created because we are dependent on one another, We must protect and respect the other, be fraternal. We cannot let our brothers and sisters in Africa isolated in the epidemic without losing a part of ourselves. "

Thank You.

Sacred or Profane

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 3, 2014, 3:58 PM

Your thoughts on this remarkable presentation from Leica




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PIMP MY CARROCA AND MEETING MUNDANO

Journal Entry: Sat Jul 5, 2014, 6:56 PM

Mundano is a street artist from Brazil.  He has initiated a project, Pimp My Carroca, through which artists rebuild and decorate the carts used by recyclers in Brazilian cities.  These workers are not accorded sufficient dignity or social resources but they contribute essential service in reducing global waste of recyclable materials.  This project combines concern for ecology, outreach to the working poor, social action by artists and participation from all sectors of city life. It calls attention to people we all know and too often ignore. And it allows us to pay respect to them.





I recently met with Mundano in the DeviantArt offices in Hollywood where he discussed involving the world community of artists in this project so it can expand to encompass recognition and aid for all "recyclers" in all of their various circumstances and activities everywhere across the globe. More of this will come later. 


But for now, I simply wanted to express solidarity as an artist by calling attention to this gentleman in Greenpoint, Brooklyn found working on a Sunday last weekend. 



Recycler Greenpoint, Brooklyn by makepictures




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Bolt Award

Each year, on deviantART's birthday, we honor one of our own with the Bolt Award the most prestigious award to be bestowed upon anyone. Ever. For his never ending enthusiasm and commitment to not just deviantART, but the empowering of artists on a global scale, we are extremely proud to present the illustrious Bolt Award for 2011 to makepictures. Josh's charismatic personality, and seemingly never ending knowledge enriches every person who interacts with him. A true living legend. Congrats Josh!
-awarded August 2011

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LidiaVives Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Professional Photographer

thx for the fav!! :D <3


if you like my work you can follow me on facebook: www.facebook.com/lidiavivespho…

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hubert61 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014
merci pour les favs :) (Smile)
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spyed Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
just a note to say, your entire profile looks stunning on my phone especially! wow!!! wish i could
comment on your "worth keeping" collection. very specific very impressive!
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aerendial Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2014
Josh, thank you kindly for attention.

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EarthHart Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank'ee kindly Squire :bow: for the favour you's granted me work :D
It's muchly appreciated :ahoy:
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aegiandyad Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
Thank you or favouring my Robin Williams 'tribute'. It's all I've done that has anything to do with the great man. LA is a main center of film production and I have taken an interest in film, obviously. The extent of this interest may be judged by looking at the film sub folder in 'SF fantasy' aegiandyad.deviantart.com/gall… .
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makepictures Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
Its a good piece and putting it in this response for reference:

Have We Met Somewhere Before? by aegiandyad  
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TheBIankCanvas Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
your webcam photo is amazing 
I love it so much ! 
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makepictures Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014
Thanks.
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citybuilder Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2014
I have a question.
There are so many comic books out with characters holding the same name but different companies, Can I still name my character (blue) and yet there is five other blues out there
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