Author Archives: Amanda Shoemaker

About Amanda Shoemaker

I'm the Editor for Shutter Mission. I love photography, building web sites, and volunteering. What are you passionate about? !
Ways Photographers Can Make a Difference — Photo Technique Magazine

Ways Photographers Can Make a Difference — Photo Technique Magazine


The current issue of Photo Technique magazine has a section devoted to “Giving Back.” On page 37, “More Ways You Can Give Back” highlights Rehabilitation Through

Plus One Collection — A Photography Book for Charity Created by the Google+ Community

Volunteer Spotlight0

This is so awesome. Over 500 photographers from around the world connected on Google+ recently to collaborate on a photography book to benefit charity. The

Featured Charity | The Maple Leaf Mission


From The Maple Leaf Mission: For The MLM, giving “The Gift of Life in Pictures” means providing qualifying families with lasting memories through free sessions

The All Family Project


“Inequality and intolerance are perpetuated not only by ignorance and hatred, but also by those who know better, saying and doing nothing about it.” — Charles Anderson,

Behind the Scenes at Help-Portrait 2011 — San Francisco


This past December, we had five Help-Portrait events in the Bay Area. FIVE. Locations included the BayView Opera House (SF), La Clinica (Oakland), Mission Economic