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Posted: September 1, 2013: Monuments representing little known facts of Black contributions to US history are needed by publishers.

Statue of Henri Christophe (in Savanah Georgia) – Famous Haitian freedom fighter who built the Citadelle in Haiti, a huge inpenetrable fortress representing freedom. He also fought for the US during the Revolutionary War and, along with Toussaint L'Overture, kept Haiti free by defeating the French army on 2 occasions, thus establishing Haiti as the Western hemisphere's second free country.

Need MANY OTHER MONUMENT PHOTOS (with and without people)

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Posted: May 3, 2013: ONGOING NEED FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC TALENT.

SIMBA and AFRICA INTERACTIVE have opened our REGISTRY of AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHERS & FILMMAKERS.

We have immediate well-paying assignments in all 5 regions of Africa and throughout the African Diaspora for top-quality photographers.

Please email SIMBA (OLAfricaKnowledge@gmail.com) and visit the AFRICAN TALENT REGISTRY for more information and sign up for ASSIGNMENTS, CONTESTS, TRAINING and other unique OPPORTUNITIES. The words "PHOTOGRAPHER REGISTRATION" should appear in the message field.

Registration is continuing until further notice.

Week of March 21, 2013:

DESCRIPTION: Ape photos needed by author and fine art photo exhibiter in Brazil. Only apes similar to the one pictured here need apply. Writer tells us this species comes from a narrow strip of forest of the Congo River. We prefer the original habitat, but will consider similar settings and Personalities. Contact us with GPS data if you see, or know where he can be found and we will arrange a $200 spotter's fee. This is a long-term assignment that requires more than 1,500 GREAT PHOTOS that capture the intimacy and personality this species is especially known for. Let's hope the poachers didn't get there first. Standard ASMP rates apply ($800-1,200 per day) for OUTSTANDING WORK. TIP: They must be BETTER than these shots.

Write for more info please. (OLAfricaKnowledge@gmail.com)

Week of March 18, 2013:

DESCRIPTION: Photos of people of all races visiting monuments, statues, gardens, slave houses, etc. that honor persons of African descent. No empty stares into the camera, plz. We need candid shots of private moments that can be used for postcards and greeting cards. To ensure the competitiveness of your work, we offer you a FREE COURSE IN MAKING (as opposed to taking) MEMORABLE PHOTOS that have VISUAL IMPACT.

Please send your best (self-edited) NON-PHOTOSHOPPED shots with full identification (what, where, who, when, why?) and GPS coordinates if possible. Payment based on value but typically $100+ per published photo is the norm.

Week of NOVEMBER 16, 2012:

DESCRIPTION: Photos wanted about African-based religious practices:

Santeria in: Cuba, USA

Yoruba religion in: Nigeria, Benin

Orisha Baptists in Trinidad

Shango Baptists in Trinidad

Yoruba practices in USA

Orisha practices in USA

Oyutunji practices in USA

Shango practices in USA

Name of God: Oriches (Cuba); Orixas (Brasil); Orishas ( Nigeria, USA)

Movie Stereotypes of African religions

REQUIREMENTS: Color, Any Format, Model Release Not Required

PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Audio Visual, Cover or Main Page

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: TBD

NEED IMAGES: ASAP

Week of May 3, 2012:

DESCRIPTION: Photos wanted by community "watchdog" agencies who help hold NGOs accountable for the expenditures they make from the funds they raise. Our clients need photographic evidence of the work that ALL NGOs (large and small) are conducting throughout Africa countries.

These images will be reconciled with the activity reports being filed by each organization in an attempt to illustrate what really happens to NGO funds that are earmarked for specific projects.


REQUIREMENTS: Color or B/W, Any Format, Model Release Required for groups of fewer than 5 persons. Accurate Captions required. Must be BQ picture/sound.


PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Editorial, Public Broadcasting, Public Access Cable

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: TBD

NEED IMAGES by 11:00 PM (EST), January 2013

Standard Rates for First Right of Refusal Only. No PageRates Paid.

Week of November 16, 2011:

DESCRIPTION: Looking for images either current or historical from the 1920's of the following Cairo suburbs for FOUR SEASON'S MAGAZINE:

Al-Jamaliyyah

Al-Abbaslya

BUDGET: USD 500-$750 per image

REQUIREMENTS: B&W, Any Format, Model Release NOT REQUIRED

PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Editorial, Cover or Main Page.

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: 75,000

Images needed by November 31, 2011

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DESCRIPTION: Small village indigenous African and Arab watercraft and water-based activities (sailing, fishing, washing, swimming, diving, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS: Color or B/W, Any Format, Model Release Not Required


PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Educational, Editorial, Up to a Half Page (50% of viewing surface)

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: 8,000

NEED IMAGES: December 31, 2010

Have Budget of US$50 per photo (total budget $1,000).

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DESCRIPTION: Yankari National Park in Nigeria: need to show the standing shaft furnaces that still remain there, or photo of person using one (historical photo).

REQUIREMENTS: Color, Any Format, Model Release Not Required


PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Editorial, Up to a Quarter Page (25% of viewing surface)

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: 100,000

NEED IMAGES ASAP

Have Budget of US$200.00

ONGOING NEEDS:

DESCRIPTION: President Obama inaugural celebrations in Nairobi, Kogelo and Kisumu. Need photos of Obama's family members and well wishers in celebratory mood. Also looking for audio and/or BQ videotape interviews on the theme "What Obama's Victory will mean for African-African American-Middle East relations".


REQUIREMENTS: Color or B/W, Any Format, Model Release Required for groups of fewer than 5 persons. Accurate Captions required. Must be BQ picture/sound.


PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Editorial, Public Broadcasting, Public Access Cable

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: TBD

NEED IMAGES on CONTINUOUS BASIS

Standard Rates for First Right of Refusal Only. No PageRates Paid.

DESCRIPTION: African Americans in African and Middle Eastern settings, interacting with local people, dining, shopping, ethnic exchanges, etc. Need many photos showing how African American people enjoy their experiences in Africa and the Middle East.


REQUIREMENTS: Color or B/W, Any Format, Model Release Required


PROPOSED IMAGE USE: Commercial Tourism Campaign, Editorial, Up to a Full Page (100% of viewing surface)

ESTIMATED PRINT RUN: 100,000

NEED IMAGES: ONGOING

Have Budget of US$100-$200 per image (must be of very high quality). Send portfolio before submitting work. This is long-term assigned work for the right group of photographers with experience working under art direction.

Please respond via e-mail: OLAfricaKnowledge@gmail.com

The words "STOCK PHOTO" should appear in the message field.

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