Doc Searls referenced this blog Operation Eden and damn, but do I have to say this is amazing. Well, amazing, in the sense that I deeply wish this blog did not need to exist. It’s photographer Clayton Cubitt’s blog of his attempts to help out his family in the Pearlington MS area, and his photos of the survivors. These pictures are heartbreaking things, and I like his goal:
I normally shoot fashion and portraiture for magazine and advertising clients. I’m often called upon to make celebrities look heroic. Celebrities aren’t heroic. These survivors are. I wanted to make portraits of them that showed their pride, and dignity, and strength, even in such low circumstances. I wanted to show my respect, and love.
He is selling prints to raise money to help get his family on their feet. I’m not quite sure how you buy them. It looks like we might be between eBay auctions. If he were to sell a set of those photos of survivors, I’d get it.