In 2018, 7 incredible students learned to tell their stories through 100cameras Snapshot Hoi An in Hoi An, Vietnam. In partnership with Bright Futures For Kids (BFFK), a local non-profit organization that serves kids located in a remote village about forty minutes outside of Hoi An and seeks to create a safe space where kids can be playful and creative in their learning. Snapshot teacher, Kelly Johnson, reflects on the project.Read More
We are beyond grateful for companies who give-back to further our mission to empower more kids worldwide how to process and tell their stories. Our ability to scale our impact to work with more kids this coming year is greatly supported from brands who see the importance in making a commitment to give-back.Read More
Next year, we are going to work with 20 new communities! Today is #GivingTuesday, and there are three ways to give with 100cameras. Any gift of any size is important to furthering our work with kids around the world in the coming year. Here's to making 2019 our biggest year yet - together!Read More
This spring, 100cameras Snapshot Bronx partnered with The Foundling's Haven Academy, a school that seeks to remove the barriers to academic success faced by children in the child welfare and/or foster care system by supporting the child through crisis, working to prevent additional crisis from occurring, and improving the emotional stability and academic abilities of their students.
Go behind-the-scenes and get to know these incredible kids with project leader and photographer, Brooke Holm.Read More
Get to know and be inspired by the high school group from Virginia USA that traveled to Bangladesh to lead 100cameras Snapshot Dhaka in partnership with local organization, Teach for Bangladesh, to teach kids how to process and tell their stories in a way that impacts how they view themselves and their role in their community. What they learned is just as important as what they sought to teach, and we believe that this at its core is the kind of good that should make the world go round.Read More
Follow along the 100cameras team experience during Flagship Project Cartagena. This post was written after project completion by teammate, Elle Wildhagen, as a personal reflection from meeting students for the first time. At the beginning of each course, every student enters the classroom with a different background, personality, and level of openness to the ideas of not only learning photography but also to learning how to process and tell their own stories. We are committed to creating space for each kid to explore their past, present, and future through photography with no judgment or expectations.Read More
Our Flagship Project Cartagena x Inside Out Collaboration have been featured on the front page of El Universal. Upon completion of the course, students being featured in the major newspaper of their region is an important affirmation to their experience of learning how to process and tell their stories and to believing that their stories are an important contribution to their community.
Celebrate with us! Click to read the full English Translation of the article.Read More
Follow along the 100cameras team during Flagship Project Cartagena. This post was written from the field by 100cameras teammate, Lydia Billings, as a personal reflection from the class field trip to a mangrove by way of boat. This trip was held after students learned the introduction of composition and photography storytelling techniques at the beginning of our curriculum.Read More
We're thrilled to introduce Snapshot Project Hoi An to be held in Vietnam later this spring. After living and volunteering with a local organization in Vietnam for almost a year, Photographer and Storyteller, Kelly Johnson, found herself fiercely wanting to support them in a way that aligned with her strengths and passions and that offered long-term benefits to the community.
Get to know Kelly, the community, and the kids with us.Read More
Announcing Snapshot Q'ochamoqo: This fall, Katie Hebson and her two daughters, Fifi and O'Neill, trekked to the mountaintops of Peru to lead a Snapshot Project with young girls of the Q'ero Tribe. "I was profoundly struck by the youth of Q’eros...who have little to zero material possessions," says Katie. "They are the most illuminated, exuberant, creative, and elated children I have spent time with."
Get to know Katie, the community, and the kids with us. Plus, you won't want to miss their stunning photographs!Read More
Launching in spring of 2018, we are thrilled to announce Snapshot Project Caracas led by Elizabeth Schummer. We welcome Elizabeth's passion and skills to our program and are confident her project will thrive to teach kids living in Caracas, Venezuela how to process and tell the stories of their past, present, and future.Read More
Through our Snapshot Project platform, we're training 13 passionate individuals to teach kids in communities they care about. And it is with great delight to note that we're just getting started!
In 2018, we are planning to work with 20 communities in total, with incredible thanks to our friends at ONA Bags for sponsoring more than half of these programs.Read More
This August, 100cameras was featured in BY US, an analog photo exhibit with work donated by 23 up and coming photographers, all proceeds benefiting our mission. This was especially exciting because Snaphot Project Rio de Janeiro was showcased in print for the first time.Read More
There are so many ways to be a part of furthering our mission to empower kids worldwide. A favorite of ours this summer was the design collaboration between cooper & ella x Dream Hotels to create a swim cover-up collection that showcases class, color, and style, all while giving 10% of proceeds from each sale to support 100cameras.
The launch was celebrated at a party in downtown Manhattan hosted by collaboration partners Grace Atwood of The Stripe, Krystal Bick of This Time Tomorrow and Christine Cameron of My Style Pill.Read More
100cameras has received a special invitation to implement our next flagship project in IDP camps in Northern Iraq-Kurdistan this Fall. We are humbled at the opportunity to utilize our custom storytelling curriculum to empower kids to process and embrace their stories, learn that their perspectives matter, and to realize that they can create change.
For kids that may find it difficult to use words, our model is built on using photography as a powerful tool for self-expression, healing, and ownership of the stories of their individual lives and those of their communities. We urge you to learn more and invite you join alongside us.
Snapshot Project Rio de Janeiro was led by the talented Scott Bennett, a Spanish professor and photographer from San Diego, California. We are excited to take you through this Snapshot Project experience through the writings and updates that Scott shared with his friends, family, colleagues, and supporters throughout the project. Thank you, Scott, for sharing your talent and experience!Read More
Shop with us in Soho, NYC at Rag & Bone to benefit 100cameras, and come enjoy a happy hour with our team! Champagne and sushi bar included.Read More
What a night! We were thrilled to celebrate the mission of 100cameras together as we looked ahead into all that is to come with scaling our impact this year. It was an evening to remember as we sold out with 350 individuals in attendance and raised $37,000 to directly further our projects worldwide.Read More
World Perspective Day was inspired directly from our students as they have become our teachers in so many ways. Our students have taught us to recognize that the context of our narrative is woven into a larger thread. And that when we can each allow our perspectives to choose hope in our interactions instead of being gripped by the fears that can overwhelm or divide us, we can reach our full potential as an individual and as a human race.Read More