2014 Worldwide Impact

Portraits Given

Help-Portrait is a global movement of photographers, hairstylists and makeup artists using their time, tools and expertise to give back to those in need.


1. Find someone in Need


2. Take their Picture


3. Print their Picture


4. Deliver their Picture

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Find a Group

Finding a local Help-Portrait group can be challenging. Here are some tips and tricks.

Help-Portrait Local

Tips on finding local photographers, hairstylists, makeup artists and volunteers already planning an event.

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Start or Lead a Group

Whether you're doing Help-Portrait by yourself or with a group, here's what you need to know to do it well.

All you need is you

It isn’t about the size of your event, but your generosity.

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Help Us, Help Them

Your donation will help us support volunteers, underwrite program costs and serve more subjects.

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Our Progress So Far (2008-2013)

Portraits Given

Latest Updates


1612, 2014

High School Photography Students Hold Help-Portrait Event

Teens in Tess McEnroe’s photography class and additional volunteers at Dunn School in Los Olivos, California, pitched in Dec. 6, 2014 for Help-Portrait’s worldwide event, […]

512, 2014

Help-Portrait Starts Now

Hi HP Community,

Help-Portrait officially starts right now in Australia. Over the next 36 hours, there will be thousands of photographers, hairstylist and makeup artists assisting […]

910, 2014

My Morning with Al

HELLO fellow photographers and creatives,

My name is KELLI TRONTEL and I was fortunate and honored to be part of the Help-Portrait trial run in Nashville, […]

2209, 2014

Welcome to the new Help-Portrait.com!

We hope you like our updated site and find it much easier to find what you’re looking for.

With this update came a lot of changes […]

2603, 2014

Mike Cowart’s Gift

Mike Cowart knew the power of photography.

In what he describes as the darkest season of his life in 2004 following an accident, job loss and […]

2602, 2014

The Vanajeros Take Help-Portrait from Montana to Ecuador (And Everywhere In Between)

The Vanajeros are a group of four professional photographers and filmmakers based in Bozeman, Montana who have decided to take a bit of a wild […]

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