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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 |2016-12-03T07:36:56-05:00December 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 [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:36:57-05:00December 3rd, 2013|H-P Tips|1 Comment

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 |2016-12-03T07:37:48-05:00October 1st, 2013|Updates|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 |2016-12-03T07:38:08-05:00February 25th, 2013|Contributors|0 Comments

Behind the Scenes at Sasha Leahovcenco’s Help-Portrait: Chukotka, Russia

Several weeks back we highlighted a special Help-Portrait project by Sasha Leahovcenco ("Sasha Leahovcenco Takes Help-Portrait to the Ends of the Earth"). Inspired by Help-Portrait, he traveled to Chukotka, Russia, for a unique opportunity to share the gift of photography with people who live at the literal ends of the earth. We posted an interview [...]

By |2016-12-03T07:43:54-05:00March 23rd, 2011|H-P Organizers|8 Comments