Supporters of popular Montego Bay photographer Allan Lewin have established a gofundme account to
assist him to acquire new equipment to continue his craft.
On the account Lewin is described as a public figure and a photo journalist since 1991, "with photos and
Stories published in almost all newspapers in Jamaica."
"At this time, my equipment has gotten old and is preventing me from doing my job efficiently," a
comment attributed to Lewin states. "My laptops have crashed and my cameras are old."
"Besides local places and stories from Mobay, I'd also like to travel Jamaica and take pictures of places,
unknown to the general public. Places you should visit and things you need to see."
"I need your help to continue doing what I've been doing for you for the last 27yrs," he pleads.
"Thank you in advance for your assistance. It's greatly and sincerely appreciated. This is not only my job
but it's my livelihood."
The account is over 30 days old, but only two persons have acted on their commitment totalling a mere
$70 of the US$3000 but when contacted Lewin expressed confidence in his "fans", as he prepares to
services beyond the borders of Montego Bay.
"It's my livelihood and I need the help, so I have asked my supports for help ...all those, whether home
or abroad who knows of my work over the years and see what I do." Lewin, the recipient of the Press
Association of Jamaica (PAJ) 2008 Errol Harvey Award for human interest photography told Western