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Hello Tinker! I've been a great fan for years. I thought you might enjoy a project myself and a good friend have been working on for the last 2 years, called 'Bicycle Portraits'. Our 6000 kilometer journey around South Africa by bicycle aimed to be a photographic study of South African commuter culture (something that is nearly non-existent here), but it's turned into a portrait of a nation through the bicycles that they own and ride every day, revealing all manner of social, historical, class and cultural nuances never imagined. We are about to publish the best 165 portraits (from over 500 photographed) in book form, accompanied by 6 essays and beautiful watercolor maps for each portrait indicating where it was photographed. We are currently in the last phase of fundraising through pre-sales of the books (plus great extras like prints and special editions) on the wonderful Kickstarter platform. Please have a look at www.bicycleportraits.co.za/kickstarter for our Kickstarter page, or visit www.bicycleportraits.co.za to see the project online - and please spread the word - we have only a few days left to reach our target!Hope you like it! Ride safe!Stan.Stan EngelbrechtDay One Publishing, South Africa+27(0)82 928 firstname.lastname@example.org (Skype)/bicycleportrait (Twitter)www.dayonepublications.comwww.bicycleportraits.co.zawww.bicycleportraits.co.za/kickstarter
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