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San Francisco Bay Area CA USA 2012


San Francisco Bay Area CA USA 2012

Location: San Francisco, CA
Members: 236
Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2014

Get ready for 2012!

Get ready for 2012!

We have two locations confirmed for SF - the famous Glide Memorial Church and the Hunter Point Opera House.  And we are working on a third so that that is good.


SF - Glide:

SF - Bay View:

SF - Holy Trinity

And I just got a call from a group that wants to run one downtown. So we will be busy for sure.

Please check it out and sign up where you can.

Discussion Forum

Amazing day!

Started by First Exposures Dec 11, 2011. 0 Replies

Hey folks,The Bayview Opera House location did amazing today! Preliminary count is that we had over 536 people, 250-270 sittings and over 105 volunteers today. I'll have more accurate numbers soon,…Continue

Bayview Opera House Help-Portrait Update and Clarification

Started by First Exposures. Last reply by First Exposures Dec 9, 2011. 9 Replies

Hi again folks,So, we have realized that we do not ant to put off anyone from helping us out by limiting the actual photographing to our students. We really want to make this a great experience for…Continue


Started by Joey Chandler Dec 6, 2011. 0 Replies

With 4 days ago we have about are about $1200 short of our goal of $2500 for printing supplies.  If we all pitch in and all put the word out to our communities, then it won't be a problem.  But it…Continue

MEDA (SF Mission location)

Started by Jen. Last reply by Jen Dec 5, 2011. 10 Replies

Hi everyone,Thanks to all who have already signed up to help with the mission location. MEDA is very excited to partner with us this year! We're still looking for people who have lighting equipment…Continue

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Comment by Natalie Schrik on December 2, 2014 at 8:20pm

Hey! Help Portrait Holy Trinity SF (94132) is on this year for December 6th. Help is needed and we need a few more studio photogs. We have booked over 60 client sittings. Sign up below.

Thank you! 


Comment by First Exposures on November 14, 2013 at 6:37pm

Hello, San Francisco Bay Area,

Are you ready for Help-Portrait 2013?

First Exposures is revving up for our 2013 Help-Portrait event on Sat., Dec. 7, at the Bayview Opera House (4705 Third Street, San Francisco).

Who are we missing? You!

We are seeking volunteers to help with with set up, hair and makeup, registration, escorting guests through the process, assisting the youth photographers (and possibly stepping in to photograph), photo editing (Lightroom stations), framing, and break down. Photo skills are not necessary.

Sign up to volunteer for this unique event (the talented First Exposures youth are the main photographers) at:

Thank you!

Comment by perry churchill on November 13, 2013 at 10:39pm
I am new to this and signed up for one of the help portrait at the holy trinity. do we just show at our time or are there meetings beforehand
Comment by First Exposures on November 12, 2013 at 2:12pm

Hi all,

First Exposures is doing our HP at the Bayview Opera House again and could totally use more help. We are working on our sign up sheet this week, but in the meantime if you are interested in joining our crew please email me at Check out this awesome video from our day last year:

I hope some of you can join us.



Comment by Celeste Wyrick on November 12, 2013 at 2:08pm

Esther - The info for Glide Memorial can be found here:

Comment by Esther del Rosario on November 12, 2013 at 2:04pm

The link at the top of the page says 'GET READY FOR 2012". 

Is there a 2013 link?

Comment by perry churchill on November 6, 2013 at 10:27pm
Signed up, thanks Natalie
Comment by Eric Tan on November 6, 2013 at 10:01pm

Signed up. Looking forward to shooting at Help Portrait again.

Comment by Natalie Schrik on November 6, 2013 at 8:08pm

Sign Up form is LIVE for Help Portrait Holy Trinity 2013

Sign up here.

Comment by Lucy Chien on December 10, 2012 at 1:19pm

Yes, had a wonderful time. I took photos of the event. Is there a site you'd like me to upload the photos to?


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