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Photocircle Turns Tourism Into Charitable Work

  • GigaOm, Tuesday, July 24, 2012 2:23 PM

Exotic vacation destinations provide rich source material for photographers, and yet they are also often places where people are in real need. That’s a situation new Berlin startupPhotocircle is trying to help improve — by providing a deeper link between the two worlds. It’s a very simple idea: If a photographer has taken a fine-art-quality snap somewhere around the world, they can upload it to Photocircle for consideration, choose the markup they’d like put on it and the percentage of that markup they’d like to see donated to charity.

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