Heart Strings Video Celebrates 5 Years of Help-Portrait

Help-Portrait is a global movement of photographers and volunteers who give back. Our 2013 video documents some of the amazing stories happening around the world in the past five years we've been doing this event. Help-Portrait is more than a day of giving photos – it's a day for celebrating hope. Share this video with others, [...]

By | October 1st, 2013|Updates|0 Comments

H-P Event to Help OK Tornado Victims

We have all heard about the devastating impact the spring tornados had on Oklahoma families. Besides losing material possessions, the families also lost memories. Many of us have helped with recovery efforts, and now we have an opportunity to do what we do so well—take family portraits. Some folks in OK are putting together a HP event on August [...]

By | July 23rd, 2013|Updates|0 Comments

70% Off Apparel – Get It While It’s Hot

We’re running a huge clearance sale on the H-P store right now and prices just got even lower! All of our apparel is 70% off + merch is 25% off! Inventory is getting low so check out what's left and pick up some awesome gear to support H-P today. By purchasing from the store, you are not [...]

By | May 6th, 2013|Updates|0 Comments

H-P Scotland: ‘The prints are almost secondary’

From Brian Muir, Scotland: We set up a team in Ayr, Scotland, two years ago and have some incredible volunteers on photography, process and printing, hair, makeup as well as folks who come along to help with catering, to chat and befriend; we even have teenagers and children volunteers who come along to play with [...]

By | April 30th, 2013|Story of the Day|1 Comment

Blow Out Sale! 60% off Apparel & 25% off Merch

We're running a blow-out sale on our store right now. All of our best H-P merch is up to 60% off while supplies last. By purchasing from the store, you are not only supporting the future of Help-Portrait, but you are becoming an advocate for the movement. When you wear your gear, you help us spread the word [...]

By | April 29th, 2013|Updates|0 Comments

Portrait Recipient Becomes Photographer

Rebecca Bartlett, Wilmington, DE, USA The most amazing moment of the day came late in the afternoon when one of the photographers was outside speaking to a young woman walking down the street. She had no intentions on getting her portrait done that day. This young lady came in alone and nervous. She was very [...]

By | April 19th, 2013|Story of the Day|4 Comments

Explanation of our invite to “unsubscribe”

If you're a member of the Help-Portrait community site, last week you were sent an email inviting you to unsubscribe. In hindsight, we should have explained our intentions more thoroughly. This post is intended to give you some context for that email. This year, we celebrate our fifth year of doing Help-Portrait global events. Wow, [...]

By | March 20th, 2013|Updates|4 Comments

Help-Portrait Featured in NADA Advertising’s 30 Days of Inspiration

We are honored to be featured for the first day of NADA Advertising's 30 Days of Inspiration.  Check out the post and see which Help-Portrait story they featured here!

By | March 2nd, 2013|In the News, News|0 Comments

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By | February 26th, 2013|Submit a Story|0 Comments

To the Ends of the Earth

Sasha Leahovcenco, Sacramento, CA: Two years ago I had the amazing opportunity to go literally to the end of the earth to photograph people who never had their photo taken. At schools, churches, homes and hospitals I could give people a moment to forget their troubles and just smile for the camera. But while shooting [...]

By | February 25th, 2013|Contributors|0 Comments