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Demotix Hits One Million Photos

Overcrowded prison system in Brazil. Photo by Giuseppe Bizzarri copyright Demotix (09/03/2003)

One of the hundreds of photos from the online photo agency Demotix appearing on Global Voices. Overcrowded prisons in Brazil. Photo by Giuseppe Bizzarri (Demotix)

The online photo agency Demotix has just hit one million photos uploaded by 30,000 photographers since their launch in 2008. Techcrunch calls it proof that a crowd-sourced photo agency can work. Global Voices is a proud partner of Demotix since 2010, enjoying the extremely broad diversity of topics and locations.

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