Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wendell Berry: Inspiring Places

The current issue of Garden & Gun (Aug./Sept. 2011) includes a feature about Wendell Berry, a prolific American writer who was awarded the National Humanities Medal in March by U.S. President Barack Obama.

Berry, who has more than 50 books of poetry, fiction and nonfiction to his credit, is known for his connection to place […]

By |July 28th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments

Eudora Welty: The Meaning of a Photograph

There’s a fantastic photo book published in 1993 featuring the work of Eudora Welty – mostly known for her fiction. (Her first published short story was “Death of a Traveling Salesman” in 1936.) Eudora Welty Photographs shows how she documented life in the South during the Great Depression.

The introduction of the book features […]

By |July 18th, 2011|Inspiration|0 Comments

Fears vs. Dreams

What’s your biggest fear?

What’s your greatest dream?

These are the two questions Help-Portrait founder Jeremy Cowart and a group of friends asked while on a road trip across the country.

“The result was magical,” writes author Donald Miller on his blog.

“The greatest stories are lived in the desert,” Miller writes. “The great lives are lived […]

By |July 11th, 2011|Inspiration|2 Comments

Help-Portrait and Jeremy Cowart in RELEVANT magazine

Help-Portrait and its founder, Jeremy Cowart, are highlighted in the current issue of RELEVANT magazine (July/August 2011). In the interview, Cowart talks about why Help-Portrait came about, plus: Christians and art, giving back, and what it takes to create a good image today.

“It’s a unique, special opportunity to be in front of the camera,” […]

By |July 4th, 2011|H-P Organizers, In the News|1 Comment