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A Chinese tourist in the dunes of the Sahara Desert tries his hand at sandboarding for the first time during an overnight camping trip with classmates.


Maharaja's palace foyer. Gujarat, India.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kainaz Amaria

Herme Sherry, Ms. Senior Arizona 2004, walks outside of the Sundial Recreation Center following the Sun City Parade in Sun City, Ariz., on March 13, 2010. That year marks the 50th anniversary of Sun City, the first planned retirement city in the United States.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kendrick Brinson

Women with balloons on the shore of Chicago's Lake Michigan.


William Matthews, 13, plays outside row houses in south Philadelphia, Pa., on a Sunday afternoon. His mother worries more about his safety and the crime in their neighborhood, where a man was shot the night before, than who will be elected president.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Lisa Krantz / San Antonio Express-News

Injured Cedar Wax Wing photographed at Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary, April 2012.


Tiger, 2011.


Ready for action with his red cape, sheriff's badge and mustang Paiute, a young boy stands under the full moon at the Lauman ranch.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Melissa Farlow

Dressed in full suit and tie on a cool Sunday morning, Art Attly walked the streets looking for adventure in downtown Los Angeles. When asked how old he was Attly replied "I'm 16 and never been kissed but, I'm still hoping for one."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Shuffleboard at the KOA on March 15, 2013.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott McIntyre / Naples Daily News

Young Cuban men work out in a park along the Malecon in Havana as new and old cars drive past. New cars have become available in Cuba, but will be unattainable for most.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Todd Heisler / The New York Times

A group of boys play soccer on the beach together at Ipanema beach on July 7, 2014, in Rio de Janeiro. Besides swimming in the ocean and lying in the sun, people on the beaches in Rio de Janeiro are very active playing soccer and volleyball throughout the day and into the evening.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Eve Edelheit / Tampa Bay Times

Clint Eastwood is photographed at Mission Ranch Hotel on Aug. 27, 2010.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

As a way to beat the oppressive Pakistani heat the muddy, sewage filled canals in Lahore become a summertime swimming hole, as lower-class boys of all ages jump from a bridge into the water.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Melissa Lyttle

A young boy explores the underwater world off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.


Kierra Hampton at Little Round Lake, near Greenwood, Miss., in 2014.


A triptych from the Danube.


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APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

reFramed: In conversation with Mariella Furrer

“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson.   View Post»


APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

The Week in Pictures | January 14 – 20, 2013

Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. There was outrage in Kenya, where hundreds of demonstrators, angered at an attempt by legislators to give...   View Post»


APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

C.C. Pierce Photography Collection [updated]

Photographer C.C. Pierce – Charles Chester Pierce – recorded the boomtown growth of Los Angeles from 1886 through the early 1920s. Before he died in 1946, the Huntington...   View Post»


APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

Pictures in the News | May 24, 2011

Here's some highlights from Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Gusty summer winds in London threaten a bad hair day for First Lady Michelle Obama as she and the president visit...   View Post»

APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

APhotoADay or APAD, the online listserv community and organizing force behind the annual GeekFest workshops, will use proceeds from their annual print auction to directly fund grants for working photographers. Grant money is intended to be used to tell stories that would otherwise go untold. The auction will be held online through Paddle 8 and begins today and ends Sept. 16.

The prints to be auctioned, some of which are shown in the gallery above, will be donated by Ed Kashi, Vince Musi, Melissa Farlow, Randy Olson, Damon Winter, Todd Heisler, Liz O. Baylen and Barbara Davidson among others.

APhotoADay has grown significantly over the past decade, becoming a support system of sorts for photographers. The annual GeekFest workshops attract veteran photographers as well as those just starting out with an aim to develop a sense of community. This years GeekFest will be in Philadelphia from Sept. 12-14.

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