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Silent Images | Nonprofit Photographer | Nonprofit Video

 

Our Code

02 Feb 2018, Posted by silentimages in Blog, Refocus

When Silent Images was established in 2007, one of our greatest concerns was determining how to capture stories without stealing the dignity of the people we documented. Ever since 2007, every Silent Images photographer has to sign the Silent Images Code of Ethics. The first,…

Creativity Despite Constraints

19 Jan 2018, Posted by silentimages in Blog

One of my favorite things to do is look in our nearly-empty fridge and pantry for meal ideas. The goal is to see if I can think of some way to use the limited amount of resources and still cook up a delicious meal. I…

Phiona

12 Jan 2018, Posted by silentimages in Blog

“I have an amazing story for you to capture, Dave,” Rodney said to David over a Skype call as he sat in an old hotel room in Gulu, Uganda. Rodney, the director of Sports Outreach, convinced David to drive to Kampala to meet a Ugandan…

Who We Serve, Near and Far

05 Jan 2018, Posted by silentimages in Blog, Refocus

In 2013 South Sudan plunged into civil war. Since the violence began, approximately 4 million South Sudanese people have become internally displaced or refugees in foreign countries. Though this population has experienced horrific suffering, there are those who bring hope to their people. Sosthen is…

Charlotte, our home.

29 Dec 2017, Posted by silentimages in Blog, Refocus

To celebrate our past 10 years, we are looking back at a few of our favorite stories and moments. There are thousands to chose from, but we are narrowing them down to our top 10. This is story #9. Silent Images spent our first several…

Missionaries First

22 Dec 2017, Posted by silentimages in Blog

In 2010, just months after the earthquake, Silent Images traveled to Haiti to partner with ministries in the afflicted nation. Thousands of children lived in temporary tent communities and they longed for normalcy. This is where we have an opportunity to put down our cameras…

Voice for the Voiceless

15 Dec 2017, Posted by silentimages in Blog, Refocus

At Silent Images one of our oldest taglines is “give a voice to the voiceless.” When we visited a school in India with hundreds of children laughing and playing and speaking to us all at once, it’s impossible imagine that in Indian society these children…

Hope

08 Dec 2017, Posted by silentimages in Blog

In Cambodia, Silent Images witnessed many tragic situations – the hardest to comprehend was children being sold into human trafficking because their families were stuck in the cycle of poverty. Children as young as 3-years-old were and are being sold to buisnesses or to brothals….

Hope in the Midst of Genocide

01 Dec 2017, Posted by silentimages in Africa, Blog

To celebrate our past 10 years, we are looking back at a few of our favorite stories and moments. There are thousands to chose from, but we are narrowing them down to our top 10. Here is story #5. Burundi experienced a horrific genocide between…

Voice of Beauty

10 Nov 2017, Posted by silentimages in Africa, Blog

To celebrate our past 10 years, we are looking back at a few of our favorite stories and moments. There are thousands to chose from, but we are narrowing them down to our top 10. Here is story #4. This image has grown to be…

Burmese Morning

27 Oct 2017, Posted by silentimages in Blog

One crisp morning in the spring of 2010, before the China sun had a chance to rise, a missionary friend and I made our way into Burma. For months he had been telling me about the minority ethic group, the Kachin in Burma, and their…

Celebrating 10 Years

20 Oct 2017, Posted by silentimages in Blog

It is hard to believe that Silent Images has been around for 10 years now.  It seems like just yesterday, that I was sitting in Sudan dreaming up a way to use my camera to serve others. I have recently found myself doing a lot…