It has been a busy few months, both in my business life and my personal life. God is good and we look forward to what He has in store for us in this 2012 year!
I have done a number of maternity sessions (will post more on them later). And some commercial work (which I love to do and have done little of since becoming a mom 13 years ago!) I will write more about that in a later post as well. Nonetheless, I have been a terrible blogger these last few months. I do regularly post to my business Facebook page and those posts will end up as tweets on this blog. Feel free to “like” my business page where you can see those posts when they are made.
I am still looking for Newborn Models! We have many new props that I am eager to photograph with a precious little one. Do you know someone who is expecting or just had a new baby? Newborn portraits are best when the baby is 1-2 weeks old. Please have them call me – 205-807-1223 or Send Mail to schedule a session. Note:It is our policy to keep your contact information confidential. Your information will never to given to or sold to another party. Nor will you be hit with spam.
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I am so excited about the techniques that I learned at conference this past week! Particularly with newborns (oh, and maternity and children and seniors and commercial ~ more on commercial later.) I had a blast with comrades and met new friends. Became a member of the “Tater Pie” Club. (Thank you members and others who stood behind me so I would not have to sing a solo…) Christy Lynn! YOU’RE NEXT! LOL! Much fun. A great group of people, most of who do not shy away from sharing their testimony with the Lord. I think that is why I felt so comfortable with them and like I had known them all my life. Sunday morning I walked into our meeting room at the hotel. We were all coming together for a worship service before our teacher/speaker, Jim Lersch presented his program. (Jim was in there with us). I ran into a photographer from Huntsville, who I met several years ago and had the privilege to become re-acquainted with last summer. After exchanging pleasantries, I asked him if he would pray for me. He said, “I will. I’ll start praying for you right now…” It was comforting to know that I could walk up to someone-anyone in this organization and ask for that. And honestly, I think I could have requested prayer from anyone who was present. The Bible says that we will know each other.
Now, back to photography… I am so excited about taking newborn portraits! These babies who modeled for us were 5 days old or less! And so tiny! I have some props for newborns and some more coming in. And I am so eager to try them all out! EXCITING!
If you are having a baby, had a baby in the last couple of days or know someone who has recently delivered or will be delivering soon, I would love the opportunity to photograph the baby as a model! For more information call 205-807-1223 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org (you may have to cut and paste). I look forward to talking to you!
I almost forgot…I am starting a newsletter and if you are interested in receiving a copy, please email me to sign up for it at email@example.com (you may have to cut and paste) and I will add you to my list of recipients. The newsletter will contain photos, recipes (we like to eat around here…), photography tips, promotions and a few other tidbits like gardening, etc. So to receive your copy, you must sign up!
Some of you may (or may not) know that I rarely do a ‘sneak peeks’ or previews online. (I hardly ever update my website or blog! 8O) I occasionally will post a video, but rarely. In editing I found these just ‘too cute!’ and adorable! I couldn’t stand it. In fact these two portraits are culls, cast offs, outtakes, whatever you want to call them. I still love them!
Yes, here in college football country (also known as the ‘Deep South’) we start them early! See this little fella w/The Bear impersonation?
Yes, they have to pick a side and be ready with “Roll Tide Roll” or “War Eagle”! Even if you grew up somewhere else, went to college somewhere else, if you move here to live, you have to choose. And around here, often times one of those phrases will be the first thing a baby learns to say… besides the dog’s name.
This baby (and mother) were precious to work with. I enjoyed every minute and the time just flew! And she brought a smocked outfit for this baby to be photographed in! I love my job!
Professional Photographers of Mississippi and Alabama is having their mid-year conference this weekend and part of next week. And it is in Birmingham!!! I will be in classes & workshops for at least 3 days. Stephanie DeVeau of Inky-Dinky-Do Photography will be giving us a demonstration on newborn photography. We are still in need of newborns who will be no more than 10 days old on June 15th. What a wonderful opportunity and privilege it will be to have nationally acclaimed photographer to take your newborn’s portrait! And you will receive FREE portraits of your baby. If you are interested, please contact Patti Ford – 256-927-6453 or contact me- firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 205-807-1223.
Now onto finishing this editing so I can get started on editing the photos I took today at Summerquest and upload them to the church’s site.