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Fairtrade Photography

Welcome to World Portraits
World Portraits is a collection of photographs of people from all over the world. The collection contains more than 10.000 images of 'models' from 52 countries.
What makes World Portraits unique is that the person pictured shares in the profits. Each time a photo is sold, the 'model' receives a commission on the copyright.

This is the first worldwide initiative that makes sure that people, wherever they are in the world, receive money each time their photo is published. 
The people pictured aren't professional models, but 'ordinary' people who sign a model release contract.

If you can’t find the image you’re looking for in our image bank, we can connect you with one of our handpicked local photographers around the world.
They can provide authentic images that are tailored to your needs.

Photographers needed

We are always in search for new talent! If you think you have got what it takes and want to help out, please contact us by clicking the button below

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Who we work with

World Portraits seeks and finds close cooperation with a broad range of parties.
We regularly approach all sorts of organisations that offer the possibility of a synergistic relationship, but you can always contact us yourself.

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