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25% Online Printing with AdoramaPix

     Hey guys, We wanted to let you know that AdoramaPix is offering 25% off online printing just for the Help-Portrait community! Just use coupon code pxhlp25 to save 25% on your order – offer expires 12/16/11. AdoramaPix provides professional online digital photo printing services at competitive prices. Using Kodak Professional Endura Supra paper in [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:41:51+00:00 December 9th, 2011|H-P Tips|4 Comments

Help-Portrait Is Here!

This is it! The third annual Help-Portrait is about to begin. We can't tell you how excited we are to see this movement grow to the size it has - thousands of you in 56 countries across the world are signed up to make a difference in people's lives in your own communities this weekend. [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:41:53+00:00 December 9th, 2011|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips|1 Comment

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 | 2016-12-03T07:41:58+00:00 November 19th, 2011|H-P Tips, Inspiration|4 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 | 2011-12-10T17:13:47+00:00 November 10th, 2011|H-P Tips|0 Comments

Guest Post: Frank Doorhof & Help-Portrait Netherlands

This is a guest post from Frank Doorhof, who helps lead Help-Portrait in the Netherlands (help-portret). This is a look at how he got involved and how the Dutch do Help-Portrait. My name is Frank Doorhof and  I’m based in the Netherlands. In “normal” life I’m a fashion photographer specializing in teaching workshops and shooting [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:42:03+00:00 November 7th, 2011|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips|1 Comment

The Future of Help-Portrait

We recently announced some big changes to Help-Portrait. 1. We're going to start showing the photos if the subjects want us to. 2. We're going to have them draw and write on their actual photos and tell their stories. 3. We're going to hand the cameras over and let them do some shooting. I'm so [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:42:08+00:00 October 25th, 2011|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips|49 Comments

Help-Portrait to Release Photos (With Subject’s Permission) for the First Time

From the beginning of our movement nearly three years ago, photographers and volunteers around the world have embraced the Help-Portrait ethos: that is giving, not taking photos. It's never been about the photographer or his skills or what he has to offer. It's always been about connecting with and giving back to the subject. And you all have gotten that [...]

By | 2016-12-03T07:42:10+00:00 October 19th, 2011|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips, Updates|14 Comments