Help Joshua Get Back in His Bag

This is my son Joshua. He is a freshman in college and a self made photographer and videographer.  While in Tulsa working on a documentary commemorating the 100 year anniversary of the Tulsa Race Riots his camera bag  was stolen. Fortunately he had his camera in hand but he lost over $4,000 worth of lenses and other equipment. He is still paying off his stolen prized possession, a Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens, valued at over $2,500. (It's the lens in the cover pic)

Joshua loves to use his talents to capture moments for people. He became a bit of a legend at his high school for the hype videos he made for his fellow students. The quality of his photos and videos made his classmates feel apart of something epic. He loves basketball and takes special pleasure in helping talented high school players get noticed on social media through the videos he produces.  His ability has landed him work with local trainers, OKC's own semi pro Skinz League, collegiate basketball teams, opportunities to cover NCAA Division I athletes and the thrill of doing photo and video work for NBA star Buddy Hield.  Joshua is on his way to big things in the media world.

Photographers are often hired as independent contractors. They need to build up their "kit" with tools that allow them to adapt to the needs of their clients and the conditions in which they are shooting . Joshua has worked very hard to build up his kit to put him in position to create professional results, all at the tender age of 18. The theft of his valuable tools has set him back tremendously.  Please consider donating to his GoFundMe. With your help we can get Joshua's dream back on track! He will be so grateful!

Check out Joshua's work at his website: JRCmedia 

Below is Joshua's 1 Year Film Reel he created to commemorate his first year of work!

Donations

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  • Anonymous 
    • 20 $ 
    • 1 mo
  • Mary Hensley 
    • 20 $ 
    • 1 mo
  • Matt Tooley 
    • 20 $ 
    • 1 mo
  • Justin Stephens 
    • 20 $ 
    • 1 mo
  • Karley Briggs  
    • 20 $ 
    • 1 mo
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Fundraising team: Back In His Bag Team (4)

Frank Cleary 
Organizer
Raised 2,995 $ from 12 donations
Choctaw, OK
Joshua Cleary 
Beneficiary
Russell Cleary 
Team member
Raised 220 $ from 2 donations
Christine Cleary 
Team member
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