Monthly Archives: November 2011


Guest Post: Nick Onken on the Season of Thanksgiving

In this guest post, New York City-based commercial photographer Nick Onken shares the value of giving back, and about a special Help-Portait Tibet edition. Welcome Nick by adding a comment to the post below!    How appropriate in seeing as we’re amidst the Thanksgiving holiday. I would say traveling the world, seeing and experiencing other [...]

By | November 30th, 2011|Inspiration|1 Comment

Help-Portrait Team Guest Blogs at

Our friends at asked the Help-Portrait team to guest blog today on their site. Our volunteer staff gives some insight into what we do for H-P and how it's impacted our lives. Check it out for a sneak peek at what goes on behind-the-scenes. Read more: "It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring the Help-Portrait Team!" [...]

By | November 30th, 2011|H-P Organizers, Inspiration|0 Comments

Help-Portrait Wristbands Now in the Store

This is a fun addition to the new apparel in the Help-Portrait store this year. These original Lens Bracelets designed by Adam Elmakias are made from durable black silicone with debossed red stripe and Help-Portrait Logo. It also comes in a black 50MM style. These bracelets were donated by Adam so all proceeds from your [...]

By | November 29th, 2011|H-P Organizers|2 Comments

2010 Annual Report

Have you ever wondered what we do with the funds raised from donations, merchandise profits, etc. We present to you our 2010 Annual Report: a detailed look at what we, as an organization, accomplished in 2010, as well as the details about our income and expenses. Our goal has always been authenticity and transparency. This [...]

By | November 28th, 2011|Updates|0 Comments

How Does Help-Portrait Help?

Artists have created self-portraits since the beginning of time. Historically, an artist's self-portrait has been known "as a public test of the artist's skill." A self-portrait, in artistic circles, could prove your worth. Not only that, but wealthiest members of society have always commissioned portraits of themselves and their family as a way to prove [...]

By | November 19th, 2011|H-P Tips, Inspiration|4 Comments

The Grid with Scott Kelby Features Help-Portrait

Thursday, Nov. 17, Scott Kelby will be featuring Jeremy Cowart live on The Grid at 2pm ET talking about how to run a Help-Portrait event. Tune in if you have questions about running or participating in a Help-Portrait event, and help us spread the word about the broadcast. The Grid with Scott Kelby & Matt [...]

By | November 16th, 2011|H-P Organizers, In the News, Inspiration, News|1 Comment

Help-Portrait’s Jeremy Cowart in Paste Magazine

Paste magazine's Nick Purdy has a Q&A with Help-Portrait's founder, Jeremy Cowart. An excerpt: What’s new in your plans for this year? This will be our third annual event on Dec. 10, worldwide. Photographers, makeup artists, volunteers around the world will be getting together at various locations to give photos to people in need… the [...]

By | November 16th, 2011|In the News, Inspiration, News|0 Comments

Get the Widget!

Get the Countdown Creator Pro widget and many other great free widgets at Widgetbox! Not seeing a widget? (More info) We've created a countdown widget for the 2011 Help-Portrait day. Embed it on your site by clicking here and copying the code. Can you believe it's less than 30 days away?

By | November 10th, 2011|H-P Tips|0 Comments

HP Photoshop Watermark Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to use our new Help-Portrait Photoshop templates for HP Photo uploads.

By | November 10th, 2011|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips|1 Comment

Join Us on Google+

Help-Portrait is now on Google+ .... check it out, +1 us, add us to your circles, then share with your followers!

By | November 10th, 2011|H-P Tips|0 Comments