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Photos from the Edge

Thanks to Steve Urchin for this photo from the edge which I have named “This Chair is watching you”. This shot was taken at the Mona Dam, Kingston, Jamaica. Send us your photos from the EDGE to yardedge@gmail.com – there’s nothing to win I’m afraid but it’s fun to share!

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Photos from the EdgeWorth A Visit

Thanks to Steve Urchin for this beautiful shot of the Mona Dam, which he named appropriately “Birds at the Bar”. The dam is located in Mona, Kingston, near the University of the West Indies and is a popular spot for walkers, joggers, and the serious runners! In addition to being

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Photos from the Edge

Here’s a photo from the edge! submitted by Jamaican artist, Andy Jefferson taken at Clifton Mount coffee estate high up in the Blue Mountains.  Thanks Andy! For more about Clifton Mount coffee – see YardEdge talks to Cafe Blues’s Jason Sharp SEND US YOUR PHOTOS FROM THE EDGE!

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Photos from the Edge

Here’s a beautiful photograph of the moon rising over the Blue Mountains taken by Christopher Edmonds from the top of Jacks Hill. Thanks for sharing Christopher! We welcome your photographs of unique things Jamaican. You can email them to yardedge@gmail.com. For more check out our “Photos from the Edge” archives.

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Photos from the Edge

Here’s a photo courtesy of Steve Urchin of some friendly neighbourhood caterpillars -just hanging out in his yard and adding to the vibrant colours of the Caribbean. Thanks Steve!

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Photography

The Forest Conservation Fund (FCF) is running a photography competition in honour of the International Year of Forests 2011. Deadline is October 21, 2011, For more information on FCF see Jamaica Protected Areas Trust . Contact FCF at their offices: Protected Areas Trust/Forest Conservation Fund, Suite 201, 72b Hope Road Tel: 876-927-9956;

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Just crazyPhotography

This is an interesting tree I spotted while recently visiting a farm  in the hills of St. Elizabeth. It’s called “Prickle Yellow” and is apparently a great bird feeding tree – but I call it the definition of prickly. It’s fascinating as the bark is covered from top to bottom in sharp “prickles”.

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Photography

The NY Daily News is reporting that the Tivoli Resolution Project is being recognized at the Jamaican Consulate in NYC. The Tivoli Resolution project aims to engage youngsters in Tivoli Gardens to express their feelings about the recent “happenings” in Tivoli through the camera.

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BooksPhotography

Small Kings is a new book by the New York-based photographer Alessandro Zuek Simonetti. This new book is a collection of black and white images taken at Passa Passa (the weekly street dance that was being held in Tivoli Gardens each Wednesday night up till May this year), and includes

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Photography

The Tivoli Resolution Project presents ‘The Courage to Look Inward….The Determination to Move Forward’. Opening Saturday 23rd October at 7 p.m. at Grosvenor Galleries. This project aims to engage youngsters in Tivoli Gardens to express their feelings about the recent “happenings” in Tivoli through the camera.

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