With a photo-camera in tow, a voyage across a developing country can often produce striking snaps. If it’s “hang it on the wall” worthy, those pictures can, and often are, sold to an admiring buyer. The artist makes a buck and the customer gets a frame-able piece to adorn their living room. But Photocircle.net says, there’s a missing link to that chain: the people, terrain, or wildlife in the photo.
After a guilty, snap-happy trip across South East Asia, Berlin-born Thomas Heinrich began a quest to include photographed motifs in the selling-buying equation. And so, online photo marketplace Photocircle was born – with signs of growing promise in the lead up to launch day on 21 June.
Here’s the scoop on what this social enterprise business is all about…
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