One family lost their home from flooding. “Having new pictures of my family is a great start” — see more highlights and inspiration from this new 2015 Help-Portrait Austin recap. Help-Portrait Austin 2015 from Help-Portrait Austin on Vimeo.
"Can you imagine being 40-years-old or 60-years-old and somebody touching your face for this first time? Somebody applying make up to your face, eye makeup whatever it is, can you imagine the power of that after going your whole life in being trained to think I’m not beautiful, I’m not special?" -Jeremy Cowart TEDx Nashville [...]
"Could you imagine being 60-years-old and for the first time seeing your own picture reflected back at you? We have—we’ve seen it over and over and over." -Jeremy Cowart, TEDx Nashville Give a $10 for $20 Donation to Help-Portrait After three years, the Help-Portrait community of 25,000+ photographers, in 56 countries, at over 700 events, [...]
Check out this inspiring guest post at digital-photography-school.com. A traffic accident left Shaun bound to a wheelchair. As part of his therapy, he was encouraged to take up a creative hobby. Photography has become an emotional outlet for Shaun in the past six months. He talks about the challenges and benefits he's receiving from it, [...]
Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Check out the amazing story of Ruth Gruber, a photographer who documented the exodus of Holocaust survivors to America. This brave woman simply asked, "Why don't we do something?" and then acted on it. A documentary about her life, called "Ahead of Time" [...]
We recently talked with songwriter Andy Davis about how the song for Help-Portrait came to be and what their hope for it is.
Need some inspiration as you prepare for this year's Help-Portrait event? Check out these beautiful quotes following last year's event.