Project 566




















































Project 566 is a series of photographs by Canadian photographer Jun Justin based in his native Haiti. Jun returned to his home country to capture not the ugliness of this land but the beauty in its misery and the hope in the eyes of those who live in it.  The project was done in 566 pictures taken in six hours over a two-day period.

Incredible.

Read more about Jun's project here.

There is so much devastation caused by Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti - over three million people impacted. The death toll is still unknown but many fear the dead will number in the 50,000-100,000s. And all in a country that is considered to be the least-developed in the Western Hemisphere and among the poorest in the world.

To donate to Haiti Earthquake Relief:

Text "HAITI" to 90999 to donate $10 to Red Cross relief efforts.
Text "YELE" to 501501 donate $5 to Wyclef Jean's charitable organization Yéle Haiti.

Donations go on your next cellphone bill.



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4 comments:

January 14, 2010 at 11:43 AM the real mia said...

These are wonderful. Thank you so much for bringing these to my attention. I will share them with my photo students today in class.

January 14, 2010 at 11:53 AM anna said...

Thanks Mia - that makes my day! :)

January 14, 2010 at 12:15 PM Brunch at Saks said...

What a great way to get everyone to realize the devastation. These photos are so raw that they pull at your heart strings. Thank you for posting this.

January 14, 2010 at 3:50 PM SE said...

These pictures are brilliant, raw and emotional.

Thanks for posting :)

SE x