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Moments When Heaven Comes to Earth

These are the moments when heaven comes to earth:

When a 46 year old beautiful woman bawls her eyes out because she has finally gotten her very first picture with Santa.

When photographers set aside competition and serve together for the day.

When a twenty (something)-year-old in a recovery program asks to set his picture on the […]

By |December 8th, 2013|H-P Organizers, Story of the Day, Updates|5 Comments

Help-Portrait 2013 in Full Swing

The last time zones are about to start their Help-Portrait 2013 events. We can’t wait to tell the global story. Don’t forget to submit your stats! http://t.co/xUUzfXAYON. Use the hashtag #helpportrait when posting on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and OKDOTHIS!

#HelpPortrait founder @jeremycowart taking a few shots of a sweet family at @HPNashville!  

By |December 7th, 2013|H-P Organizers|13 Comments

‘Never expected this much love & kindness’

By |December 6th, 2013|Story of the Day|10 Comments

Help-Portrait Remembers Nelson Mandela

We’re honored that Ubuntu Help-Portrait in South Africa had the opportunity to help celebrate Nelson Mandela’s life through an initiative called 94toGram, a collection of Help-Portrait messages marking his 94th birthday. “Through this, we gave people who do not often have a chance to shout-out, the opportunity to send online birthday messages to South Africa’s most loved […]

By |December 5th, 2013|Inspiration|14 Comments

‘We are the new family’

By |December 5th, 2013|Story of the Day|7 Comments

‘This year I was able to give back’

By |December 4th, 2013|Story of the Day|7 Comments

BAYTODAY.ca: North Bay Help Portrait

Bay Today has a great interview with North Bay Help Portrait’s Bill Ferguson in Ontario, Canada, about their event this past weekend.

Click here for photos of the event from Bay Today.

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By |December 3rd, 2013|In the News, News|9 Comments

Sasha Leahovcenco: Help-Portrait, Nigeria

We mentioned this week on Twitter that a video featuring Sasha Leahovcenco, one of Help-Portrait’s prolific volunteer photographers, and his Help-Portrait trip to Chukotka, Russia (“Help-Portrait. End of the Earth”), was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick. In it he shows the a behind the scenes look at his team’s journey beginning at Anadyr (capital […]

By |December 3rd, 2013|H-P Organizers, Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Tutorial: How to Do Help-Portrait on Location

Here is a short tutorial on how Sasha Leahovcenco, a Help-Portrait’s volunteer photographer who has taken Help-Portrait to the ends of the earth, runs his projects. Below the video is a gear list as well. Thanks, Sasha!

Help-Portrait Tutorial. Nigeria. from Sasha on Vimeo.

My Gear:
Camera: Canon 5D Mark III
Lens: Canon 24-70 2.8 II
Main Light: 47″ Octabox with AlienBees B800
Light modifier: 47″ […]

By |December 3rd, 2013|H-P Tips|24 Comments

‘Glad & thankful’

By |December 3rd, 2013|Story of the Day|14 Comments