Friday, January 29, 2010

Romancing the Walk

Romancing the Walk is a Valentines event being held in Liberties Walk. This is where my new store front is. We have come together as a group with Valentine specials the week of February 8th to the 14th. On SATURDAY THE 13TH I am offering FREE mini photo shoots with your loved ones:
(Any prints or framing is additional.)
So come on out to visit all the stores on Saturday after you get your portrait session done. (Guys- order your flowers from the best, Beautiful Blooms.) Also check out Tu Belleza if you want to get some makeup done before your photo session. There are all kind of stores and restaurants to get Valentines goodies and enjoy some romance in the walk. Also enter to win the Romancing the Walk Raffle with a $5 donation to the American Heart Association. The winner receives a romantic night for two at the Hotel Palomar and each shop is also donating a gift.

Monday, January 25, 2010

Ciaran's portraits at age 3

I photographed my friend's son Ciaran in the new studio. It's almost Ciaran's 3rd birthday and he is such a little man now. He is outgoing and full of smiles and such a good sport about having his photos taken.

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

The new studio/storefront

I finally took some photos of the new studio! It is a storefront with a cozy living room area to meet with brides and high ceilings to show off my work. It also has a shooting area with a backdrop that comes down to photograph dogs and babies. I am so proud and excited about this new space so feel free to check it out! It feels like home everyday when I walk in and is a dream come true for me.

This is the shooting area.

All the window light that comes in is great too for available light portraits of babies.

New sample albums!

I offer custom framing now too.

I love this wall my husband painted for me. He added sand to the dark brown to give it texture and dimension.

Canvas clusters are a fun way to display multiple photos in a collage.

The dogs look great displayed in this modern way.

This is called a box mount where the photo is mounted on a 1 inch box and the sides are painted black. Great for the black and white dog shoots.

Here he is. Even Blue gets his own area of the studio!

Below is Liberties Walk, the development of stores I am in. Check out it's facebook page to keep up to date with activites. It's a fun new area of philly with two blocks of restaurants, bars, coffee shop, pet boutiques, salons, bakery and some other friends in the wedding biz too. In the summer months it is full of people strolling along this European feeling walk. The string lights add some ambiance all year long.

Below are some photos of TuBelleza an amazing hair and makeup studio, Beautiful Blooms, and Eclatante event design. This area is soon becoming a one stop wedding planning destination! I feel so fortunate to be neighbors with these talented creative ladies!

Beautiful Blooms has opened a flower boutique and has an amazing window for Valentine's day!

Liberties Walk is right across the street from the new Piazza at Schmidts
a beautifully landscaped, 80,000 square foot open-air plaza with free events year-round, surrounded by three new buildings including 35 artist’s studios and boutiques, four new restaurants, 500 apartments and 50,000 square feet of office space in the Northern Liberties neighborhood.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Valentines gift portraits

Get your dog portraits done for your loved one before Valentine's day. HEY LADIES - What a unique gift to give your guy- a portrait of his two favorite loved ones, you and his dog! Photo key chains and brag books make a great gift! Call now to set up a private shoot! 267.259.8970

Monday, January 11, 2010

Macho the dog

Macho the bulldog came in for a Valentine's theme shoot to give as a gift to his daddy. Macho is 4 months old and a bundle of rolls and muscle already. He is coming back in a year when he is all grown up too!

Love the red for Valentine's day.

He was such a good sport!