Photo Challenge

What does hope look like? Your photo of hope could be featured in an important exhibit in New York City!

Your photo could be part of a digital photo gallery in New York!

The Hope Is Project is exhibiting as part of Social Innovation Week in New York City on November 12th, 2015, and plans to include photos submitted* via social media as part of a special digital display!

A winning photo gets a prize*!

One photo will be selected from the included submissions, and the winning photographer will be invited to be photographed for a portrait by Takako, the creator of The Hope Is Project! Takako is a creative and highly experienced Creative Director/ Photographer/Producer of multi-media projects and international photographer. Her cllients have included Ford Models - Europe, WM Agency - Europe, Vogue - Portugal, Indira Cesarine - Paris Fashion Week, Untitled Magazine - NYC, XXXX Magazine - NYC, Flaunt Magazine - Los Angeles, Sally Perrin - Perrin Paris, Fruende von Freunden - Berlin, Seattle Post Intelligencer, Subterfudge Magazine & Seattle Magazine - Seattle, and many private clients.

Be a part of something extraordinary.

Just look for hope, photograph it, and upload IT to ONE OF OUR social media CHANNELS with #CanUSeeHope

What to do: Simply take photo of something that represents hope—on your camera, on your phone, on your iPad—and share it via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to @hopeisproject with hashtag #CanUSeeHope. No purchase necessary, must be 18 years or older. 

See if your photo was selected for the exhibit or if you were the winning photographer!

Check back on The Hope Project's social media channels or this page November 12th, 2015 to find out if your photo was included in the digital exhibit, and to see the winning photo!

Good luck!


*Submission of any photo or image to this challenge or to #CanUSeeHope implies permission to display and share the image with or without credit at any time in perpetuity, without expectation or promise of any compensation or payment. All images must be original work by the person making the submission ("submitter") and the submitter accepts all responsibility and liability for content and subjects continued therein, including copyright violations or work used without permission. Selected photograph(s) will be displayed at the discretion of The Hope Is Project and without notification. The social media account submitted the selected winning photograph will be notified once via that social media account of selection and invited for a private photography session to be conducted for a portrait of the photographer (a.k.a. "winner"). Winner must be present in New York City, NY for portrait session at a pre-arranged time of mutual convenience with Takako, and will receive a digital copy of the portrait. Prize is valid for up to 1 year from time of notification.