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Using Photography To Serve the Less Privileged


The photographer releases the shutter and the flash goes off, while the subject smiles. This may seem like an everyday occurrence with friends or family; however, for the less fortunate, photos of themselves or their families are hard to come by.

Enter the Help Portrait Raleigh project, an event organized by Andrew Vanover, a senior in Communication, and Austin Simmons, a junior in graphic design. The project is designed to provide free photography for those who would not usually have the opportunity for such luxuries.

Read the Technician article about these socially-aware students and their efforts to share the spirit of giving.