Monthly Archives: March 2011


Behind the Scenes at Sasha Leahovcenco’s Help-Portrait: Chukotka, Russia

Several weeks back we highlighted a special Help-Portrait project by Sasha Leahovcenco ("Sasha Leahovcenco Takes Help-Portrait to the Ends of the Earth"). Inspired by Help-Portrait, he traveled to Chukotka, Russia, for a unique opportunity to share the gift of photography with people who live at the literal ends of the earth. We posted an interview [...]

By | March 23rd, 2011|H-P Organizers|8 Comments

John Keatley: Using Business to Benefit Others

Advertising and editorial photographer John Keatley recently had the opportunity to travel to Liberia to do some very different types of photographs. We asked him to share about his experience there and how he's learning to use business to benefit others.

By | March 18th, 2011|Inspiration|1 Comment

TwitChange Auction’s Help-Portrait Connection

Our friends at interviewed Help-Portrait's Jeremy Cowart about his participation in TwitChange, a celebrity charity auction that ended this past weekend. With dozens of celebrities participating, Cowart was surprised to find his auctions at the top - raising more than $12,000 to empower women in the Global South through's efforts. Cowart talks with [...]

By | March 15th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments

Quotes, Stories, Photos needed!

Help-Portrait community - Jeremy Cowart needs your help. Jeremy has been asked to speak at the 2011 TEDxNashville in April.  We are excited for him to share about Help-Portrait and the stories from our community. Help-Portrait and TEDx are a perfect combination.  TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading.  Beginning in 1984 as [...]

By | March 9th, 2011|Inspiration|1 Comment

JR’s TEDtalk: Use art to turn the world inside out

Jeremy says this A MUST SEE TED Talk for all creatives and photographers! (via @JefnJul)

By | March 8th, 2011|Inspiration|2 Comments

Ruth Gruber: The Power of a Photograph

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Check out the amazing story of Ruth Gruber, a photographer who documented the exodus of Holocaust survivors to America. This brave woman simply asked, "Why don't we do something?" and then acted on it. A documentary about her life, called "Ahead of Time" [...]

By | March 4th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments