Monthly Archives: August 2012

Help-Portrait Is Family

It is really hard to put into words how much Help-Portrait means to me and what I’ve seen over the last few years being a part of this incredible event and community – I’d even go as far as to say it is a family.

In 2009 before the first Help-Portrait event, I received a […]

By |August 22nd, 2012|Inspiration, Updates|0 Comments

Making Stars Shine Brighter

Stanley-Carl du-Pont is an H-P organizer for Ubuntu Help-Portrait in Johannesburg, South Africa. He offers an overview of his group’s ambitious plan for 2012.

In 2011 Ubuntu Help-Portrait volunteers hosted 95 portrait events and gave a staggering +13,000 portraits over 10 weeks to bring our tally to over 19,500 free portraits in three years.

A photographer […]

By |August 21st, 2012|H-P Organizers, Inspiration|4 Comments

We Show People Their Worth

I first found out about Help-Portrait from Jeremy Cowart after its first year. Having been friends with Jeremy since 2000, I was instantly intrigued, not by the purpose of Help-Portrait but because I wanted to work on a project with my old friend. My initial thought was, Why photography? What good is it to […]

By |August 20th, 2012|Updates|0 Comments

An Open Letter to the Help-Portrait Community

Dear Help-Portrait Community …
Today is an unprecedented day in Help-Portrait’s history. Please, take a 5 minutes to read through this important post.

After three years, 25,000 photographers, 56 countries, 700 events, and giving away nearly 170,000 portraits to those who are less fortunate, the amazing success of Help-Portrait has never been more evident than it […]

By |August 15th, 2012|Updates|27 Comments

Help Help-Portrait: Tweet & Status Ideas

Help-Portrait needs your help. Here are some tweet & status ideas to share with your network to spread the word.

#HELPHelpPortrait! Donate to help us keep changing lives. http://hp.cta.gs/helphp

I believe a picture is worth. #HELPHelpPortrait give free pictures to those in need by donating. http://hp.cta.gs/helphp

#HelpPortrait needs help! Donate $1 today. http://hp.cta.gs/helphp #HELPHelpPortrait

#HelpPortrait is about changing lives. Help […]

By |August 15th, 2012|Updates|4 Comments