Why do we need photographers if this isn't about skill or art or ability? The answer is simple.
Being an official non-profit has come with a lot of regulations and changes that we didn't have to abide by in 2009. After all, in the beginning, we just thought we had a good idea. We never dreamed that it would become an official non-profit with a board, IRS and other government regulations. But, we're [...]
Jen May, a photographer and organizer of Los Angeles' Help-Portrait events, offers a step-by-step process for using Google Docs to organize your event.
One of the keys to creating the Help-Portrait story are the numbers that we have the privilege of reporting to the world. After three years, the Help-Portrait community of 25,000+ photographers, in 56 countries, at over 700 events, have given away nearly 170,000 portraits to those who are less fortunate. Amazing huh! These stats help [...]
Many of you have asked about whether you're allowed to print your own Help-Portrait t-shirts. If you live outside the United States, you are welcome to print Help-Portrait shirts. Please remember that the logo is trademark, and thus all uses must be approved by Help-Portrait. You can download the art for our logo t-shirt here. [...]
There are two reasons we drew a line from the very beginning that we do not want to make it a practice to share the photos that come from this event. But there is one exception.
Okay, so you are not a photographer, but you are really passionate about the Help-Portrait mission. If this is you, you are like thousands of others who would like to find a way to get involved in a Help-Portrait event in your local area. The best way to get involved is to FIRST, join the [...]
People like to know someone is in charge, but this doesn't mean you have to do everything. Here are a few tips to running a successful planning meeting.
As you may have seen on Press Release section of the Help-Portrait web site, Ritz & Wolf Camera & Image has come along side Help-Portrait as a sponsor in a desire to help photographers with their H-P events across the country this year. Here are some of the details of our partnership: Ritz & Wolf [...]
A question we get all of the time here at Help-Portrait is what kind of equipment do I need for my Help-Portrait event. Austin Mann, a Dallas based photographer that put on the HP event in Dallas last year put together a list of things he used for his event in Dallas and he also [...]