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Help-Portrait 2012 Announcement

As most of you know, our permanent date is now the second weekend each December so it's close enough to Christmas but a good space away from the U.S. holiday of Thanksgiving. Therefore, the date for this coming year will be... 08 December 2012 Mark your calendars and start planning early! If you've made arrangements [...]

By | December 16th, 2011|Updates|14 Comments

H-P Story of the Day: Roanoke

"We discovered that one of our beauty technicians (volunteering from a local technical college) participated in Help-Portrait last year as a subject when she was a resident in the shelter where our event took place. She has now been living in her own apartment for almost a year and was excited to give back to [...]

By | December 16th, 2011|Story of the Day|1 Comment

H-P Story of the Day: China

We're poring over the incredible quotes and stories you've shared with us on the post-event form report and contacting some of you about posting them here. In this new series, "H-P Story of the Day," we'll be sharing a quote, story and sometimes a photo from 2011 Help-Portrait events around the world. Let us know [...]

By | December 15th, 2011|Story of the Day|3 Comments

First Help-Portrait Indonesia

Aperturaphoto.com shares beautiful behind-the-scenes shots of the first ever Help-Portrait Indonesia. Recipients of the photos were 170 girls aged from 6-18 and 10 others from an all-girl orphanage in Jakarta. More than 50 volunteers made the day possible, chronicled in this personal essay.

By | December 10th, 2011|H-P Organizers, Inspiration|3 Comments

Help-Portrait on CNN.com

CNN.com U.S. edition featured Help-Portrait on its homepage, with a look at several Help-Portait events and participants, including Luanne Dietz, a photojournalist and middle school photography teacher in St. Petersburg, Florida, and blogger Karen Lim, who recently traveled to Swaziland to capture portraits in an underprivileged local community. See the full coverage here: "Photographers to [...]

By | December 10th, 2011|H-P Organizers, In the News|0 Comments

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 | 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 | December 9th, 2011|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips|1 Comment