If you love an image (whether it's yours or someone else's) and want to make sure others get a chance to see it, you can “feature” it by choosing the “Spotlight” button.
When an image is Spotlighted, it receives enhanced visibility in premium spots throughout the site. Spotlighted images are rotated through these higher-visibility positions to ensure the best opportunity for the images to be seen by JPG users.
If you see a great photo that would make a perfect entry for one of our Shoot Out photo contests but it was uploaded by another user, now you can enter that photo in the contest and, if it wins, you get to share in the contest winnings.
Like a photo editor, if you've got an eye for great work, find it and submit it to a contest. If it wins, since you staked the entry fee, you'll take home part of the prize (the rest, of course, goes to the member who shot the image).
Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!
Photo license: © All rights reserved
I snapped a picture of the commemorative plaque on the table below the window that framed hundreds of children in the schoolyard of Hong Wei School. Above the Chinese characters engraved on the plaque was the dedication in English:
This Library is Donated
By the American Women’s Club of Shanghai
in Loving Memory of
Earlier, I and other expatriate women attended the dedication ceremony taking place in the schoolyard. We not only represented the American Women’s Club Shanghai (AWCS), but all who helped raise the funds needed to give Hong Wei School a library.
During the dedication ceremony, some of us expat women sat with the principal of Hong Wei and Carolyn’s husband, son, and daughter. We faced a makeshift stage surrounded by rows of Hong Wei’s students, girls and boys from kindergarten age through young teens. Soon, a group of girls came onto the stage and did a graceful traditional dance. Next a young boy demonstrated his martial arts skills, making impressive leaps. Both performances were in honor of the occasion and a way of saying xie xie, thank you. Though appreciated, the smiles and laughter of the children were more than enough thanks, just as they’d been months earlier.
In the Making a Difference photo essay.
Also by Deborah Downes
Please Login or Sign Up
Login or Sign Up
Need contest credits? Get 'em here!
Payments are processed by PayPal and you will be automatically forwarded to PayPal to complete your transaction. It may take a few minutes after you complete your transaction for you contest credits to update. We will send an email to your registered email address once we have received a successful transaction from PayPal and updated you credits.
Select a Shoot Out contest credit package below.