Category Archives: Activism

Nelson Mandela Short Biography

“I have fought against white domination, and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons will live together in harmony and with equal opportunities. It is an ideal for which I hope to live for and to see realized. But my lord, if it needs be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die.” Continue reading

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Amazon Closes Minnesota Accounts

Amazon Closes Minnesota Accounts

I received this email below from Amazon.com this morning for all of my business accounts there. This is another great example of terrible policy produces terrible results. Thanks Governor Dayton and Democrats, much of my business revenue has just been devastated. Continue reading

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Guns Don’t Kill People, But ‘Gun-Free Zones’ Do

We all grieve for the horrific child massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, but if we really want to protect future lives, we must replace the emotional anti-gun rhetoric with an honest examination of the facts. Continue reading

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World Encounter – A Tapestry of Tanzania

I do not know about you, but I have always had an interest or maybe even a passion to be involved with two special types of aide organizations. The first one is the type of agency that brings clean water to small desperate communities throughout the world and the second is the type of organization or ministry that provides micro loans to tiny entrepreneurs around the world. Well World Encounter http://worldencounter.org/ is this second type of organization and I was contacted by my great friend Stephanie Gates to see if I would be the photographer for their fundraising event. I said yes in a heartbeat, even before I check my schedule. This whimsical scheduling methodology luckily even worked out for me this time so I was indeed able to go. Continue reading

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Jubilee Minnesota 2011

Jubilee Minnesota 2011

This past weekend in Apple Valley MN, more than seventeen churches got together to attempt to lift the burden for many of those in our community that need help getting by with the normal things that many of us take for granted. Continue reading

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Drug Deal on the Metro Transit Light Rail

Drug Deal on the Metro Transit Light Rail

So I had an interesting experience this afternoon riding home from work on the lightrail train in Minneapolis. I had left work early enough so that the train was not full of professionals and corporate types, you know like me. There were many lower income people most of whom are great hardworking individuals just trying to eek out a living for themselves and their family.

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Photo of the Day: 911 We Remember : Dedicated to those who fell and to those who carry on.

During our trip to New York City we had the honor of stopping at ground zero to rememeber those that were lost and all those that still live with the pain of that day. This was a very moving place.
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Doing what you believe to be right even at a cost

So today I received a call from AARP (Yes the huge senior’s organization). At first I was thinking I was getting old and they were calling to offer me a membership. But alas, it was something else. They were calling to request that I would be their photographer at the Minnesota State Fair. I would get all kinds of press coverage and get links to my web site and all that stuff bla bla bla…
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How to get money from people who steal your pictures: Part III the killer letter that produces results

On the Wayne Moran Photography site on facebook we have been discussing how to get money from people that have stolen your images Wayne Moran Photography . Like I had promised you here is the killer letter that gets results.  This is the letter … Continue reading

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Jubilee Celebration 2009!

Saturday, September 19 offered plenty of sunshine and thousands of reasons to smile. For God’s glory, Jubilee Celebration 2009 succeeded in blessing approximately 1700 people in need. Also blessed were the over 300 volunteers from 17 churches in the surrounding south metro area. Thank you to everyone who came and everyone who gave of their time, efforts and resources!
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