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International Guild of Visual Peacemakers is one of the most inspirational organizations I have come across. They are “visual communicators devoted to peacemaking and breaking down stereotypes by displaying the beauty and dignity of various cultures around the world.”  Their vision does not just speak to “professional” photographers, but all of us who have become photographers, mostly on our phones.

We live in a more visual culture than ever before and so we need to now consider how our actions affect others and ourselves.  Let us join in such a beautiful vision and I encourage you to take these messages to heart:

“We receive pictures we don’t take them.”  “Practice viewing images responsibly.”  “Be a visual peacemaker”.

Check them out here and join the movement:
http://visualpeacemakers.org/join/

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