First Exposures kills it!

2017-07-24T21:23:54-07:00By |Categories: Giving Back, Photobooth, Point of View|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last Thursday was the benefit auction for the First Exposures mentoring program at SF Camerawork and the fundraiser raised over $60,000 – the biggest fundraiser to date!  We had a packed house at the gallery and there was a lot of great work up.  Alan Bamberger made an appearance as did a ton of others there to support the program.  Having been a mentor for over […]

Behind the Scenes: Help Portrait 2011

2017-07-24T21:24:01-07:00By |Categories: Event, Feature, Giving Back, News, Photography, Portraiture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Help Portrait 2011, Bayview Opera House

Great work & thank you to everyone who came out to Bayview Opera House for Help Portrait 2011 on December 10th! We joined SF Camerawork’s First Exposures students, along with Pro Camera, GassersRayKo and over 100 volunteers to help […]

Help Portrait – December 10th

2017-07-24T21:24:02-07:00By |Categories: Event, Giving Back, News, Photography, Portraiture, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , |


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 […]

First Exposures Zine Release party!

2017-07-25T15:35:53-07:00By |Categories: Giving Back, News, Photography, Point of View, Projects|Tags: , , , |

first exposures mentoring zineWell this semester of mentoring is wrapping up and the final event will be the zine release party at Adobe Books on Friday June 5, 2009.  I’ve had a great time working with the kids in the program and some of the zines are really neat.  The digital class did theirs using digital images and technology with the film class used […]

Ghana Youth and First Exposures art opening at SF Camerawork

2017-07-24T20:46:26-07:00By |Categories: Giving Back, Point of View|Tags: , , , , |

SF Camerawork Opening

Last night I checked out the opening for”United in Nima: Bay Area and Ghanaian Youth Share Lives Through the Lens” at SF Camerawork.  I do some mentoring in First Exposures so this opening had a personal connection and it was amazing to see the work the mentees did while in Ghana.  The show is up at Camerawork until March […]

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