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His website http://danlian.org/
This is 20 photos @ 50mm f1.4 iso1600 stitched.
Who are you and where did you come from?
Dan Lian. Full-time husband and dad. Part-time Gospel Ninja. I travel to over 40 cities a year around the world to talk about Jesus. I’m from Melbourne, Australia
How have your traveling experiences shaped your outlook on life?
The world is BIGGER than we realize and the expanse of God’s work is definitely BIGGER than we think.
How vital do you feel confronting the global issue of human trafficking is for our society?
Freedom and dignity isn’t only a human right, it is a God desire, so all who call Jesus King must see this issue as paramount.
Do you feel that the prevalence of human trafficking worldwide is an indicator of something more endemic in our global society?
A devaluing of the human soul that has led to the devaluing of the human life.
What is the antidote for this problem?
Seek to value people everyday using Jesus’ economics of worth. The antidote is a heart transformation brought about by an interaction with a ferociously loving God.
In all of your travels, what have you learned about people and their capacity to love?
We all have great capacity. it is the way we choose to direct it that changes our world or keeps enslaving it.
What will it take to rally people around this cause to such a degree to actually bring change?
One person at a time. If we continue to care about the things God cares about, He will inadvertently take care of it.
In closing, if you had wings, where would you fly, and why?
Home, because there is no where like it.
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With Hearts. Cory Staudacher.
Cory is seriously one talented guy! I came to him in the planning phase of this project and he not only helped me come up with the name Shoot the Skies but helped me design the website! He truly has played a huge role in the beginning planning stages of this project and I’m so thankful for his friendship, design and creative input. He has become a household name on Instagram, in 2012 he had over 175,000 people follow him on Instagram.
This is a 45 photo 50mm f1.4 brenizer photostitch.
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Without further adieu, I give you WithHearts
Who are you?
My name is Cory Staudacher I’m a creative director & designer for Davasso design studio (http://davasso.com) a Seattle-based web design shop where we focus on building clean & simple websites.
Where do you come from?
I was born & raised in the Seattle area.
What is your profession?
I’m a problem solver & pixel pusher.
Why do you wake up every morning?
I love making things more useful & look better. Also for my morning cup of (Stumptown) coffee.
What or who do you get inspiration from?
I try to not stay in a creative bubble but look to other creative circles to get inspired. Lately getting surrounded by photographers has grown my eye for detail & color.
Why do you feel addressing the issue of human trafficking is important?
I feel strongly that people’s eyes need to be opened to the issue of sex trafficking not only abroad but in their very backyards. Seattle is one of the main cities for sex trafficking and seeing as websites like Craigslist.com are used to do the trading really makes a web designer like myself sad that a resource like the Internet is used in that way!
How do you feel graphic design can be used as a tool to fight human trafficking?
Anything that produces resources & material can be used to help fight. Design is just one area that can create relevant material to raise more awareness.
What makes you want to give your time and energy to a cause like A21? Why does it matter to you?
A21 is not only spreading information about the issue but they are going into the major cities and building relationship with the city to see the abuse of young women & children stopped for good. It’s a cause that speaks not only in word but in action.
What would you like to see happen this year in your professional circle regarding human trafficking or any other social issues?
I want to see the design community raise more awareness for human trafficking & other social justice issues by donating their time to creating more relevant material & resources.
What do you do with your free time (assuming you have any)?
I’m really into Instagram (@withhearts) a photo sharing iPhone app that gives me a creative outlet to mess around with photography. I also love to use Tumblr to post inspiration & music, you can follow me at blog.withheartsablaze.com
If you could give to us one compelling, concluding thought, what would it be?
“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle.” - Steve Jobs
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