Mardetanha has some 5 Gb of digital images that he wants to upload. This would take forever on his connection Given the cost, he prefers to wait until a CD is filled with some 10 Gb and send it to someone in the USA to upload it for him
David has a fine reputation as a photographer, Mardetanha has to work much harder for other people to be even aware that his work exists. Wikipedia needs his work; more illustrations will provide better information about Iran. Not only for people in Iran but for people in the whole world.