Photographers worldwide have joined forces to help victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami by donating their photographs to a fund-raising auction.

Photographers worldwide have joined forces to help victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami by donating their photographs to a fund-raising auction.

Photos for Japan aims to disburse funds to organisations providing relief and emergency services to victims of the disaster.

Organisers have urged photographers of all ages and abilities to join in by offering one or more ?limited edition fine art prints? for sale, via the online auction site eBay.

A spokesman said amateurs and professionals were moved to ?do something to help? after seeing footage of the catastrophe.

The project, organised through the GlobalGiving Foundation, will donate proceeds to the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Fund.

For details visit www.photosforjapan.org

Soon after the quake struck Japan on 11 March, photographic distributors in the UK donated more than £20,000 worth of gear to raise money for victims as part of the Amateur Photographer and What Digital Camera Japanese Tsunami Appeal.

Readers can win camera kit and accessories in a phone-in giveaway.

Each call costs around £1.55. For full details see HERE.

Meanwhile, staff at London camera dealer Aperture Photographic are set to raise cash for victims by hosting a sale of second-hand equipment outside their shop in Museum Street, London (near the British Museum).

For details of the event, which will take place on April, visit www.apertureuk.com