Christmas confession: I am the photo fairy

Due to getting a bit of a buzz from finding nice photos for this site, earlier this year I started adding images to articles (where the editorial team member who originally posted the article did not have the time or the inclination to add one). And so, I have been given the nickname “the photo fairy” as I occasionally scatter photos, like magic dust, around the site.

Many of our photos come from Flickr using the Creative Commons License where individuals or organisations have allowed their photos to be used in certain situations with attribution.

It seems appropriate at the end of the year, to pay tribute to some of those individuals and organisations who have allowed their work to be used via the Commons Creative License, and which have brightened up Liberal Democrat Voice in recent months. Here’s a dozen of them:


Catalonian flags - Some rights reserved by Marc Sardon

Catalonian flags by Marc Sardon (also used by the Guardian).

Dublin and Guinness - Some rights reserved by Dittmeyer

Dublin and Guinness by Dittmeyer

Ed Davey - Some rights reserved by Liberal Democrats

Ed Davey with a background which is very appropriate to his job as Energy Secretary – by Liberal Democrats.

Hyde Park Speakers' Corner - Some rights reserved by Andrew Moreton

Speaker at Hyde Park Speakers’ Corner by Andrew Moreton.

Sun newspaper - License Some rights reserved by vapour trail

The Sun newspaper by vapour trail. In fact this picture is on vapour trail’s Photostream as a random pic from a stag holiday in Ibiza. But it has come in handy on several occasions for us, particularly to illustrate “Page 3” debate posts without actually lowering ourselves to showing an actual Page 3.

Sierra Leone gold mine - Some rights reserved by thehunter1184

Sierra Leone gold mine by thehunter1184

Israeli children visit Palestinian village of Tuwani and participate in bilingual activities together - Some rights reserved by delayed gratification

Israeli and Palestinian children playing together in Tuwani by delayed gratification.

Welsh National Assembly - Senedd - Some rights reserved by Wojtek Gurak

A great shot of the Welsh National Assembly by Wojtek Gurak.

Isle of Iona Post Office, Scotland - Some rights reserved by Freddie H.

The Isle of Iona Post Office by Freddie H.

Some rights reserved by worldtoilet

A great illustration for World toilet day by worldtoilet showing school children at Tamil Nadu, India following a successful sanitation programme.

Barack Obama at his victory celebration - Some rights reserved by Barack Obama

Barack Obama after his victory speech from the Barack Obama organisation.

 Some rights reserved by José Goulão

Alicia Keys in concert on Portugal by José Goulão.

* Paul Walter is a Liberal Democrat activist. He is a councillor and one of the Liberal Democrat Voice team. He blogs at Liberal Burblings.

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