It’s said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes it’s worth far more. Photography gives insight into the lives and surroundings of a subject at hand, but given particular circumstances, those insights can become a force behind social change. To gain a firsthand perspective on the complexities of the region, photojournalist Sarah Fretwell traveled to the Democratic Republic of [...] Read More
Meet Adam Finck. Yes, he’s good looking. But he’s also a smarty-pants and is our Director of Programs in central Africa. He recently traveled to DR Congo and brought along his handy iPhone. Which obviously translates to behind-the-scenes-instagram-filtered photos.
Invisible Children has partnered with local leaders and international rehabilitation experts in northeastern DR Congo to develop the region’s first rehabilitation center for children affected by the LRA. Centre Elikya provides holistic care for children who have been abducted by the LRA and have suffered high-levels of trauma. Children receive psychosocial support as they return [...] Read More
Darius Twin‘s re-imagination of Los Angeles, CA combines elements of light painting and photography, bringing a new spin to what street art usually looks like. Using long-exposure photography to capture the intricate paintings, he recreates an everyday setting into something that makes you second-guess what is and isn’t real. With the photos’ subjects only existing as the artist creates them and then disappearing [...] Read More
I’m always up for some cool photography, and my new favorite go-to is a website called Light Stalking. They have weekly challenges where they pick a new topic and photographers are invited to submit their pictures. This week? Reflections. (Photo credit: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)
You may have noticed that some people were slowing down and gazing up at the night’s sky on August 31st. It was the second full moon in a single lunar cycle – which doesn’t happen very often, thus officially classifying it as a “blue moon.” The moon’s color isn’t really blue, but people from around the [...] Read More
It’s official – the sun has set on the world’s final timezone and on Cover the Night. You have surpassed any and all expectations we had. While our intention for the event initially was to raise awareness about Kony and the LRA, after the film’s release the plan evolved into an opportunity to serve our [...] Read More