Allegra Miller, Los Angeles, CA, USA: Our event took place at a Head Start. We photographed the low-income families there, also providing free food, hair and makeup and childcare. Because our program is government funded, a father said to me, "I'm so grateful to the government for doing this for us..." I explained to him [...]
"It was amazing to watch 57 volunteers/photographers who came as individuals bond so quickly into a close group. Everyone pitched in to do whatever was needed to make the event a success. Someone looking in would have assumed we were all friends before arriving, and by the end of the day, we were. The spirit [...]
Jen May Pastores (@jenmayzie) is a photographer from greater Los Angeles who has been a total rock star for Help-Portrait. Her team's efforts as Help-Portrait Los Angeles (@HelpPortraitLA | Facebook) have drawn national attention, thanks in part to celebrity friends who participated in the past two years' events. In this post, we share about another [...]
Jen May, a photographer and organizer of Los Angeles' Help-Portrait events, offers a step-by-step process for using Google Docs to organize your event.