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Roanoke, VA, USA - 2012

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Roanoke, VA, USA - 2012

A group of local Photographers and creatives looking to help people.

Location: Roanoke, VA
Members: 19
Latest Activity: Dec 7, 2012

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Help Portrait 2012 Roanoke

Started by Sam Knapp. Last reply by Sam Knapp Dec 7, 2012. 1 Reply

Hello All,I hope everyone has been getting most of the updates. I feel like I have been posting in all different places and I realized that I had not made a discussion for this year. We are scheduled…Continue

Miller-Motte Technical School

Started by Sam Knapp. Last reply by Sam Knapp Nov 14, 2011. 2 Replies

On Friday Christina and I stopped by Miller-Motte's Cosmetology program and spoke to the head of the program there. He seemed very interested in having some students help out with this year's event.…Continue

Just spoke to the Rescue Mission

Started by Sam Knapp. Last reply by Jeff Stanford Nov 4, 2011. 2 Replies

Our contact with the Rescue Mission has to get final approval from the Mission Director, but the director was very happy with the event last year so she said that approval is more of a formality at…Continue

Help Portrait 2011!

Started by Sam Knapp. Last reply by Brian Yohn Oct 25, 2011. 5 Replies

Hello again everyone!  I know it seems early in the year, but since everything kinda came down to the wire on last years event, I thought that starting the dialog for this years Help Portrait event…Continue

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Comment by Karli Brittain on December 7, 2012 at 3:40pm

Thanks Sam! There will be 3 of us coming from Tech to come help set up at 9AM and we can stay till about 12 or 1PM.

Comment by Sam Knapp on December 7, 2012 at 9:24am

It's TOMORROW!!! I can't wait!

We are meeting at 9am to set up, and we will start shooting at 10am until 3pm. Then we have to be out of the space by 4pm. Here is a link to the location on Google Maps:

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=37.26902,-79.93461&hl=en&sll=...

If anyone has any questions, please don't hesitate to ask!

Comment by Brian Yohn on November 25, 2012 at 9:35pm

Sam, I plan on coming this year. 

Comment by Sam Knapp on November 25, 2012 at 5:43pm

Karli,

We'd love to have you bring your cameras and snacks!

Comment by Karli Brittain on November 11, 2012 at 2:13pm

Hey Sam! I am definitely planning on coming again this year, along with hopefully a few other students from VT. Last year, two of us brought our cameras and took some shots, so if that would be helpful again, we would be more than willing to bring them.

Also, if there is a need for snacks and such while people are waiting for their picture, we can definitely bring some to set out. 

Thanks for organizing this again! I'm really excited. 

Comment by Sam Knapp on November 11, 2012 at 1:16pm

Update: I visited the Rescue Mission on Friday and the printers are there and completely functional, so printing will be onsite again this year! I wasn't sure whether they had been used since last year, so I was very concerned. We will now be working on trying to find donors for ink and paper.

The event will be at the Rescue Mission in the same room as previously from 9am until 3 or 4pm depending on demand. I need to start getting a count of people that believe they will be able to make it. So, if you plan on coming, please let me know.

Thanks! I think this year will be even better!

Comment by Sam Knapp on November 7, 2012 at 12:36pm

Hello everyone!
I apologize for the delay in solidifying the event this year. It has been a crazy one. At this point we now have confirmation from the Rescue Mission in Roanoke that they definitely want to host the event again this year. Also, Art Sellers and I met with the cosmetology program director yesterday at Miller-Motte and they are excited about being a part of the event again this year.

I will be going to the Rescue Mission on Friday to test out the two printers that were donated to the event last year.

So, if you want to be involved again this year, we would love to have you! Plan on December 8, 2012 to be a day we give back. More details will be coming as I get them. Thanks!

Comment by Art Sellers on December 20, 2011 at 5:07pm

Yes Sam, I have a couple of Miller-Mott photos from the maek-up room.  Send me an email to arts@aol.com and I will forward them via email.  Thanks for arranging for this great group of young ladies to make our participants look GOOD!

Comment by Joshua Gilliland on December 20, 2011 at 2:33pm

Definitely ask Brenda and Art.

Comment by Sam Knapp on December 20, 2011 at 11:09am

Hey everyone! I was asked by Marsha from Miller-Motte if we had any photos of the students there working on hair and makeup. I know that some people were running around taking photos of the event, and despite my resolve to document the event better this year, I completely forgot to. Does anyone have images that I could send to them? They were really helpful to us this year, and I think this will help them in return. It also might help us get more assistance next year. 

I hope everyone has a good holiday! It was great meeting and working with everyone this year!

 

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