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"LAUGHTER IN ARMENIA"

A Photography project in Armenia by Georgina Kessidjian from Armenia

What this project is about

Because we Armenians have not been taught to smile on camera, this project is about a photo album of Armenians SMILING. It may seem a challenge –it certainly is in most cases- but if you consider how cold the winter is in Armenia, remember there's nothing more heartwarming than a genuine smile.

$16 Pledged
2 Backer(s)
$800 Goal   43 Days to Go
This project will be funded on Sat May 04,11:59 pm UTC.

FROM TODAY:

"I AM GOING TO MEET AS MANY PEOPLE AS I CAN AND ASK THEM TO SMILE ON CAMERA."

 

But not any people!

 

My job will be to convince people who do not want to smile, to give me a real genuine smile, to be shown to the world. I am going to walk a lot, drive a lot, and cruise a lot, in the mountains, the hills and the villages of Armenia. The more reclusive? The better! The shyer, the more appealing, the more sad looking, the more challenging! I will be using a high resolution camera. Pictures taken will be sent to every smiling person that will appear in the book. My beloved backers will receive the book and many other things!

And when you my backers will open the book, on every page you will have someone smiling at you. I suggest you open a new page every day. By doing this, you will make a new friend daily.

This $2500 will allow me to travel to remote villages of Armenia and choose the best characters to appear in the book you will receive if you choose to back my project. This book -I hope- will be the beginning of my career as a professional photographer. If you want to have a look at my previous work, I will post an update with a link to my twitter and Flickr pages.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, AND ONE PROMISE: YOU WILL LOVE YOUR REWARD!

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Georgina Kessidjian Armenia
Last Login March 04, 2019

Hi I am a student in Photography planning to launch my 1st photo book. I live in Yerevan but I was born and raised in Russia from an Armenian family.
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How to support this project To each amount you pledge correponds a reward. If the project does not reach its goal, you are refunded.
Pledge $15 or more
20 reward(s) left out of 20 available on launch
If you choose that reward, I will send you a book as soon as it is printed as an avant-premiere, even before it hits shelves.
Estimated Delivery: December 2020
Pledge $30 or more
10 reward(s) left out of 10 available on launch
With this reward, I will send you the book as an avant premiere, with a signature and a thank you note at the end of the book.
Estimated Delivery: December 2020
Pledge $50 or more
Unlimitedly Available!
This reward will give you a dedicated book, and a special picture selected by you, signed by me with a special thank you note.
Estimated Delivery: December 2020
Pledge $75 or more
10 reward(s) left out of 10 available on launch
With this one, you will receive the same reward as the $50 reward, but also, all the pictures will be dedicated by the characters themselves!
Estimated Delivery: December 2020
backers
Backers' names are updated every 10 backers randomly. If you just backed and you do not see your name yet, stay tuned! All names will be listed when the project ends no matter what.
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"LAUGHTER IN ARMENIA"

FROM TODAY:

"I AM GOING TO MEET AS MANY PEOPLE AS I CAN AND ASK THEM TO SMILE ON CAMERA."

 

But not any people!

 

My job will be to convince people who do not want to smile, to give me a real genuine smile, to be shown to the world. I am going to walk a lot, drive a lot, and cruise a lot, in the mountains, the hills and the villages of Armenia. The more reclusive? The better! The shyer, the more appealing, the more sad looking, the more challenging! I will be using a high resolution camera. Pictures taken will be sent to every smiling person that will appear in the book. My beloved backers will receive the book and many other things!

And when you my backers will open the book, on every page you will have someone smiling at you. I suggest you open a new page every day. By doing this, you will make a new friend daily.

This $2500 will allow me to travel to remote villages of Armenia and choose the best characters to appear in the book you will receive if you choose to back my project. This book -I hope- will be the beginning of my career as a professional photographer. If you want to have a look at my previous work, I will post an update with a link to my twitter and Flickr pages.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT, AND ONE PROMISE: YOU WILL LOVE YOUR REWARD!

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