The Daily Foto: It’s All About Respect

Dec 17, 2009   //   Daily Foto, South Africa  //  Comments Off on The Daily Foto: It’s All About Respect

Boy in Smartietown
Phodographer Carolyn Lane near Cape Town, South Africa, Feb. 2009
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The goal of Dog Meets World is to shoot pictures of respect and to highlight the child’s natural beauty and the richness of their being. While many children in the world reside in impoverished neighborhoods, the goal is to isolate the child and celebrate who they are in a photograph.

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Praise for DMW

"Participating in Dog Meets World was a truly magical experience, bringing joy and wonderment to all I met."

John Carr, Phodographer across South America

"Dog Meets World unleashes the power of photography as a diplomatic and personal tool in building connections among the people of the world. It embeds a memory in photographer and subject alike."

Prof. Patrick Fleming, Fulbright scholar & Phodographer Cambodia & Kyrgzystan

"You will never know just how important that photo will be long after it is taken and given."

Delores Barr Weaver, co-owner Jacksonville Jaguars

"Dog Meets World went over fabulously in my village. It is a perfect option for Peace Corps volunteers like myself. I like the Foto dog mascot, kids like it, and it is a representation of the peace and the ideas of the project."

Kristen Woodruff, Phodographer Costa Rica

"The kids are absolutely loving Dog Meets World. For a majority, these were the first images of themselves that they have ever owned."

Marti Johnson, Phodographer Uganda