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Global Spotlight: Algarve, Portugal

From Jovelino MatosAlmeida, Help-Portrait Algarve, Portugal: A 6-year-old little boy wanted very much to have a guitar, and he was told to write a letter to Santa Claus. So he said, 'I only know how to write a, e, i , o and u, so I will not have a Christmas present.' Surprise: somebody heard it, and [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:35:58-05:00March 10th, 2015|Story of the Day|2 Comments

It Takes so Little to Make a Person Feel Loved [New York City]

Anjola Toro & Katrin Eismann reported this from their Help-Portrait event in December 2014 with the School of Visual Arts - MPS Digital Photography in New York City. "We had a couple that had recently just gotten married and had a baby girl but had had no wedding or wedding/family portrait. We did our best [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:00-05:00February 9th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Capturing Love on Camera [Gurnee, Illinois]

Hannah Goering from Gurnee, Illinois, shares this video recapping their December 2014 event. This event is perfect to highlight as we kick off our February theme of “love” on the blog. They had two guests couples who had recently married but never had their portraits taken together. Help-Portrait was able to give that to them. [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:01-05:00February 2nd, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|4 Comments

Feeling Alive for the First Time [Indianapolis, IN]

One gentleman came in to, "check it out" and see what was “really going on." He just couldn't believe it!! He told me his story of being on dialysis for nearly four years and coming to the point of needing a kidney transplant, which took place after a week on the waiting list about three [...]

By |2015-02-01T20:49:52-05:00January 31st, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

Lorena’s New Beginning [Casper, WY]

Cathy Becker has been helping bring Help-Portrait to life in Casper, Wyoming for four years. This year, one woman in particular caught her attention. Lorena had been attending Help-Portrait for three years. The first year, she was a resident of the Central Wyoming Rescue Mission recovering from a 29-year addiction to meth. But now, she's living [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:04-05:00January 24th, 2015|Inspiration, Story of the Day|0 Comments

The Vanajeros Take Help-Portrait from Montana to Ecuador (And Everywhere In Between)

The Vanajeros are a group of four professional photographers and filmmakers based in Bozeman, Montana who have decided to take a bit of a wild ride. They have come together to use their talents literally across the country, as they take free portraits for people from Montana all the way to Ecuador. Three months in [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:21-05:00February 26th, 2014|Story of the Day|3 Comments

2014 Date Announced

Dear Help-Portrait Community, We did it! The Annual Help-Portrait day has come and gone. What a day it was! The pictures, stories and reports are pouring in. It's so fun to see what you all did in recent days, weeks, and for some of you, months. Due to weather and other circumstances, we know some [...]

By |2013-12-09T02:36:38-05:00December 9th, 2013|H-P Organizers, H-P Tips, Updates|0 Comments