La Gomera based photographer Oliver Weber needs your help to raise money for the victims of the recent forest fires on the island of La Gomera.
Below is Oliver's call for help:
Auction aid for fire victims of La Gomera in August this year.
The Magical Forest of La Gomera by Oliver Weber
PHOTOKINA 2012 – Cologne – Germany
September 18 - 23, 2012
Hall 5.1 // B35
Auction Link 1
Auction Link 2
The recent devastating forest fires on the island of La Gomera (next to Tenerife, Spain) caused the inhabitants to lose everything- a home to live, animals, fields, The situation is serious.
For the benefits of the inhabitants Oliver Weber (MD and photographer) and his wife Alexandra MD) , which are living and practising in a GP office in Valle Gran Ray/La Gomera , offer 2 pictures series of the mystical nature photography series "The Magical Forest" by Oliver Weber on the PHOTOKINA 2012 and on Ebay for an auction. These picture series were taken in the February 2012 and show the "Garajonay"- a national park of the UNESCO of the canary islands. This forest , which belongs to the inheritance of the nature of the world, lost hundreds of hectare through the fires.
This auction is designed to raise money for the residents of this area, to help them recover from this tragedy, and to try recover the Garajonay National Park which has also been impacted by this tragedy.
All the money raised will go for this cause.