Monthly Archives: April 2011

South African CODP Help-Portrait Team Aims for 25,000 Portraits

Stanley-Carl du-Pont is an H-P organizer for CODP Help-Portrait in Johannesburg, South Africa. He offers an overview of his group’s ambitious plan for 2011. We hope it inspires you as much as it has us.

South Africa is a country of many contrasts: From having one of the widest wealth gaps between rich and poor, to […]

By |April 19th, 2011|H-P Organizers, Inspiration|8 Comments

World Vision Report Talks to Jeremy Cowart

We’d like to thank World Vision Report for talking to Jeremy about Help-Portrait earlier this month.  It is a great interview – check it out!

About World Vision Report:

The Edward R. Murrow Award-winning World Vision report is a weekly radio program that captures the human drama behind global issues and events. More information and other interviews […]

By |April 14th, 2011|In the News, Inspiration, News|9 Comments

Mark Horvath Tells Stories of ‘Invisible People’

Armed with a video camera and an iPhone, Mark Horvath walks up to a pregnant homeless woman and asks if she wants to tell her story (video). The result is painful and eye-opening: Turning to drugs to numb the pain, forced into sex for survival, ending up pregnant and not knowing who the father is. […]

By |April 11th, 2011|Inspiration|11 Comments

2011 Date Change

Many of you have noticed that the date for the 2011 event appears to be different than what we originally announced. Nice catch.

After doing Help-Portrait for two years now, we couldn’t help but notice how difficult it was to pull off the worldwide event the weekend after the US Thanksgiving holiday. So, rather than try […]

By |April 6th, 2011|Updates|642 Comments

2010 Help-Portrait Event Stats

We’re happy to report that the 2nd annual Help-Portrait event, held on 04 December 2010, was another great success. Here are the official contribution numbers by our amazing and generous photography community:

61,060 portraits given
3954 photographers
7766 volunteers
46 Countries
47 of 50 US states

All told, since 2009, the Help-Portrait community has given away 101,596 portraits to deserving people. […]

By |April 6th, 2011|Updates|15 Comments