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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

Pictures in the News | Sept. 11, 2012

In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: Indonesian firefighters battle a blaze burning on the Valerine passenger ship at Menado port, North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Kids are kids as...   View Post»


APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

South Sea sojourn: Photos from a place I used to know

By Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times Dark clouds hang in the distance, signaling that the rainy...   View Post»


APhotoADay auction proceeds to fund photographer grants

Valentine's Day, love and money

By Tiffany Hsu They say Valentine’s Day is all about the love -- but it's also about the numbers. Take greeting cards: Folks will send about 150 million of them...   View Post»


Unveiling original façade at Clifton's Cafeteria

Unveiling original facade of Clifton's Brookdale Cafeteria

This post has been corrected. See the note below. The metal grates which have covered the original facade of Clifton's Brookdale Cafeteria on Broadway downtown have...   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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