On December 10th, we’ll be taking part in the worldwide event, Help Portrait. Help Portrait, founded by celebrity photographer Jeremy Cowart, is a global movement of photographers – from diverse cities as Clarksburg, West Virginia, to Milan, Italy – volunteering their time, camera gear, and expertise during the holiday season to give a person or families in need the gift of a portrait. Help Portrait takes place each December, and the events are independently organized, often through a local nonprofit to find their subjects. We are excited to participate this year through SF Camerawork’s First Exposures mentoring program at the Bayview Opera House!

To get involved, visit the Help Portrait site to get started, check out the community video (above) to see it in action, and donate to our San Francisco Help Portrait event  here. You can also connect with Help Portrait on Facebook and join them on Twitter at @help_portrait.