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About My Photography Web Site
I am an amateur
photographer who has won a few prizes, published a few photographs and who sells his images and donates the proceeds to conservation organizations.
I enjoy conveying images of the natural world to other people. I
think that there is a link between how we envision nature and our willingness
to conserve what little is left of it. Thus, many of my web sites carry conservation
messages and identify not-for-profit groups of dedicated people who are doing
their best to ensure that our politicians pay attention to the natural environment.
In this age of "economics-is-all"
consciousness, the temptation for politicians is to reduce taxation by eliminating
the "unnecessary" costs, for one example, the costs of establishing
and maintaining protected areas such as national parks, wilderness preserves,
heritage waterways, natural areas and wildlife preserves and even parks in cities.
I hope that
you will join me in helping to preserve some of the natural world for future generations.
Whatever form that takes, even if your steps are small ones, I think that they
will be important.
least, contribute regularly to theconservation organization of your choice. They
have an uphill battle and need your support. If you don't know what organizations
to support, go to the internet and search for 'environmental organizations'. Some
of my favourite organizations staffed with people who are informed and dedicated
are on my conservation
organization web site.
~ Ray Rasmussen, email
All photographs and images
on Ray Rasmussen's Web Sites are copyright © R.V.
Rasmussen. Copyright provisions and conditions for free use of images by students,
schools and not-for-profit organizations are found on the copyright
and sales page. Most photographs are available for purchase in either print
format or as JPEG files. All profits from sales of my images are donated to conservation