Category: Help Portrait


First of all, the book comes out today. Yay yay yay! Here is the link :: [By the way, that’s the link that I implore you to share with your social media world. Thanks.] Thanks again to Westbow Press. I could not have done this without them. Literally. Now. Let’s talk about Seattle. It

Help Portrait 2010

I love Help-Portrait. Help Portrait is a global movement [literally- over 50 countries!] of photographers using their time, gear, and expertise to give back to those in need. It’s so awesome. It is the one day a year when photographers who sign up gather with other photographers in their city and take free portraits for


When I moved to Nashville, I had no plans. No idea with what to do with my days. Except to cry and beg God to let me go home to Atlanta. [That went well.] But now I sit here, a writer. A nanny. An employee. A friend. And it’s crazy. Most recent new title: Help


Confession: I love having my picture taken. As ridiculous as this statistic is, I’m going to give it to you anyways: I am currently tagged in 512 pictures on facebook. FIVE HUNDRED AND TWELVE. That’s a lot of “say cheese.” Including this picture- I’m the second from the left in the blue dress. With eight

A little give and take.

This is gonna be easy for you today. Just two places to click. Cause see, I don’t believe in making you work hard on Fridays. So. First of all, check out HELP-PORTRAIT’s new website. It is really amazing. I mean, wowsa kind of amazing. If you are looking for a good way to give back

Help Portrait

(disclaimer: this post is about MY experience at Help-Portrait. In November, I’ll be posting at (in)courage a more zoomed out view of the project. But this is kinda like us sitting at my kitchen table talking about my experience, not a news piece. Just wanted to point out that self-centered elephant in the room.) So