Oh ye blog readers:
This is it! This is the final batch of winners from the Big Photography Giveaway!
Know what that means? Back to regular blogging tomorrow!
I know this Giveaway overtook my blog for the month of May. I am totally and completely aware that some of you were really missing my usual stream of random posts. BUT … I am so thankful to know that hundreds of families are blessed because of the Giveaway. And I do hope you enjoyed some photography inspiration. I want to express my gratitude to the 150+ photographers who participated and who are willingly offering their skills and services to bless others. It’s just awesome.
But back to the winners, right? Okay. Let’s get to it. Let’s get to this big, gigantic list of people who will soon be performing happy dances in front of their computers because they’re about to learn they won a free photo shoot.
–This is the final list of winners for the Big Photography Giveaway. If you think you missed a specific photographer, do a search on my blog for the photographer’s name or state or country.
–If you are a winner it is your responsibility to contact the photographer this week or they have the right to choose another winner. Don’t miss out! Not sure how to contact them? Do a search for them on my blog to quickly and easily find their post, which includes their email, blog, and website.
ALABAMA: Lauren Sanderson Photography
Winner: Allison in Decatur … you were already announced as the winner. Email Lauren this week or she has the right to choose another winner. You don’t want that to happen, do you? : (
ARIZONA: Terri Moore
Winner #1: Amy Maurer who nominated Kimberly and her husband Ryan
Winner #2: Carrie who nominated young Bridget and her family
CALIFORNIA: Vanessa Olson | Vanessa Irene PhotoGraphix
Winner: Janine whose husband’s deployment has meant a lot of missed birthdays, anniversaries, etc.
*For the first 45 commenters on Vanessa’s post (basically anyone who commented by Memorial Day morning) Vanessa will give either $50 off any package you purchase through this summer. Email Vanessa for details.
CALIFORNIA: Angela Gail Banchi | AGB Photographics
Winner #1: Julia who is enjoying a “reunification” with her family
Winner #2: Aimee Elam and her family full of redheads
*AGB is also going to offer 50% off a session to everyone else that commented on her post. Anyone that didn’t comment but still contacts AGB for a photo shoot will receive 25% off their photo shoot when they mention the Big Photography Giveaway. Email AGB by July 31st to receive the discounts.
CALIFORNIA: Hope Adams
Winner #1: Jessica with a one-year-old son
Winner #2: Bruinbr whose daughter just learned to walk
*Hope wants to add that everyone else can get $100 off the session fee if you “like” her Facebook page. When you call to book your session, just mention that you heard about Hope on my blog and you follow her on facebook and you’ll receive $100 off your session fee when you schedule your session by July 31st. Email Hope for details.
CANADA: Rebecca Wood
Winner: Jennifer who nominated her friend Dawn
*Rebecca would like to offer a one-hour session for $50 which includes a cd of all the edited images. This is for anyone who commented on Rebecca’s post. Email Rebecca for details. You will need to contact her by July 15, 2010 to get this deal.
CANADA: Nikki Scott
Winner: Lisa in North Delta with two little boys
*Nikki would like to offer everyone who commented on her post 50% off any portrait session you book. Email Nikki for details and mention the Big Photography Giveaway when booking.
FLORIDA: Beth Johnson
Winner: Jamie B. who is celebrating their 10th wedding anniversary and weight loss too
*Beth would like to offer a special for anyone else who commented on her post. $50 session fee with a $50 print credit ($50 books the session and all of it will go towards prints/products), plus 25% off any additional prints/products. Email Beth for details. Offer good through 7/31/10.
FLORIDA: Rachelle Goldhammer
*NOTE: Katherine Pogorzeldki was already announced the winner. Katherine, Rachelle wants to do a photo shoot for you. You don’t want to pass up this opportunity. Please contact her by June 9th. Also, Rachelle would like to photograph Stephanie Mast and her husband so Stephanie — email Rachelle!
IDAHO: Amber Fischer
Winner #1: Traci Huntsman
Winner #2: Jen Smith
Winner #3: Steve who would like to surprise his wife (okay, seriously — bonus points for this guy!)
*Amber would also like to offer $100 off all digital packages for anyone who books by June 30th and mentions the Big Photography Giveaway. Email Amber for details.
ILLINOIS: Jodie McNally
Winner #1: Laurie who nominated her friends in Peoria
Winner #2: Kirsten, mom of triplets
*Jodie would also like to offer a $40 session with a complimentary 8×10 to anyone who commented on her post. She’d be willing to do this $40 session either in Galesburg, Peoria, or the Quad City area. If you live outside of those areas and you’re interested in this offer, please contact her to discuss details and options. Email Jodie for details and be sure to mention the Big Photography Giveaway.
KANSAS: Jennifer Puhak
Winner #1: Erin whose friend who just had triplets via fertility treatments
Winner #2: Cassie Larson Whiteman AFB, military family due with a baby girl in July
*Jennifer has a few dates in June/July that are available. If you commented on Jennifer’s post and you’re interested in a 50/50 session ($50 session fee and 50% price prints for any order over $50 placed within 10 days), email Jennifer.
MASSACHUSETTS: Kara Baker
Winner: Kristin who is expecting their first baby this summer
*Kara wants to offer everyone who commented on her post a FREE session! (Seriously!) This includes 1-2 hours of shooting time, post-processing & retouching of at least 25 images, and an online gallery of those watermarked images to share with their family & friends, and use on social networking sites. She is also offering 25% off prints if they are ordered within one week of their gallery being ready. You can visit her website, www.karabakerphotography.com for more information.
MICHIGAN: Charlene Engel
Winner: Kelly Burkholder
MICHIGAN: Deming Photography
Winner: Margaret who nominated her parents
*Amy has extended a 50% discount for session and proofing to all others who commented on her post. Email Amy for details.
Winner: Joan Schmidt
MISSOURI: Kim Casey & Janelle Ringgenberg | RainKite Photography
Grand Prize Winner: Erin who nominated her friends who really deserve such a gift
And these other 3 families will also win … a free mini-session and 5 digital images
Winner #2: Annie Prenni who nominated her friend Donna Griffin
Winner #3: Tracy who nominated Pam K.
Winner #4: Sharma Keeler who nominated Bethany
MONTANA: Tanya Webster | Capturing Magic Photography
Winner #1: Heather C
Winner #2: Lisa K.
*Anyone who contacts Tanya within the next week will receive 20% off her regular session fee and $25 in print credits.
NEBRASKA: Becky Novacek
Winner: Janet G.
NEVADA: Sheena C Photography
Winner #1: Julie B. with 3 kiddos
Winner #2: Kristi H. who nominated her friend Brooke
*Sheena would also like to offer all of the remaining people who left a comment on her post a discounted session. Email Sheena and mention my name to get this discounted pricing.
NEW MEXICO: Liz Evans
Winner: Kara (5 years of marriage + 2 kids, but no family portrait yet)
*Liz would like to offer a free $50 print credit to anyone else that commented on her post. Email Liz for details and mention my name when booking.
OREGON: Tanya Webster | Capturing Magic Photography
Winner #1: Rebekah Pontow
Winner: #2: Heather P.
*Anyone who contacts Tanya within the next week will receive 20% off her regular session fee and a $25 in print credits.
RHODE ISLAND: Keri McCarthy
Winner: Jennifer B. – a SAHM with 2 girls
*Keri would like to extend a half-off session fee discount to anyone interested. Email Keri by June 30th and mentions the Big Photography Giveaway. (Session may be scheduled at any point).
SCOTLAND: Ruth Trotter
Winner: Margaret C. in Dundee
TENNESSEE: Amy Lynn Smith
Winner: Erin and her little family, who have been through a lot lately
*Amy would like to extend $100 off to any who mention my blog. You may apply it toward a session fee. Email Amy for details.
TENNESSEE: Courtney DeLaura | Peachtree Studio
Winner: Karen whose last family portrait was more than 10 years ago
TEXAS: Sara Lopez
Winner: Angela Gordon
*Sara would like to extend a special offer to all those that commented on her post. Email Sara for details.
TEXAS: Katie Shagman
Winner: Kristin with 3 wild & crazy little boys
*Katie has an offer for all others who commented on her post. You can schedule a two hour photo shoot and receive a DVD of at least 16 high resolution (edited) images for $150, which is $100 off normal price. Email Katie for details.
TEXAS: Sarah Dorn
Winner: Brooke, who recently brought home their miracle baby boy
*Sarah would also like to offer 20% off a full session to those who commented on her post. Email Sarah for details.
TEXAS: Nicole Denae Photography
Winner #1: Gretchen in Katy – Artist Session
Winner #2: Kristin in Pearland – $50 session fee plus a $50.00 print credit
*Nicki would also like to extend an offer to everyone who commented on her post, a discounted session fee of $75. The session must be booked and paid for by the end of June, but can be held at a later date. Anyone that didn’t comment but still contacts Nicki for a photo shoot will receive $25 off their photo shoot when they mention the Big Photography Giveaway. Email Nicki for details.
UTAH: Tania Finn | tk design company
Winner: Andria Boer who has recently dropped 40 pounds
*Also, Tania would like to offer every person who left a comment on her post a $50 credit towards any family photo session. Email Tania for details.
UTAH: Camille Stewart
Winner: Cari who nominated her dad
*Camille would also like to extend an offer to everyone who commented on her post: a discounted family session for $75 which includes a 1-2 hour session and up to 25 images on a CD. Email Camille for details. Book a session by June 30, 2010 and mention my blog to receive the discounted rate.
UTAH: Marcie Jessee
Winner: Lyndsy who nominated her sister for an engagement session
*Marcie would like to offer a discount to anyone interested. Email her before July 1st about setting up a session and you will receive a discount by mentioning that you saw her on my blog.
WASHINGTON: Randi M Brunt
Winner: Lis who nominated her friend Katie with 3 girls and an upcoming 10th anniversary
*For everyone else, take $50 off your session fee when you mention this giveaway when booking your session with Randi. Effective after August 9th in Seattle or after July 12th in Portland. Email Randi for details.
WISCONSIN: Wendy Schlomann | Clicka Foto
Winner: Beth Loheide
*Wendy would also like to extend a gift of 25 custom designed 4×8 Family or Children’s Holiday Greeting Cards to any family or childrens’ sessions booked by June 31, 2010. AND to anyone who ‘likes’ their Facebook Fan Page and leaves them a note, they’ll extend to you 8 complimentary wallets from your session. Email Wendy for details.
WISCONSIN: Wynter Clark | Invierno Photography
Winner #1: Michelle M. who has a 5-year-old daughter
Winner #2: Laura P. who nominated her cousin Scott
Winner #3: Amanda Smith in Bloomer
Winner #4: Wendi in Saint Germain
Winner #5: Mellena who nominated her niece
*Wynter would also like to offer a 90-minute family shoot which includes the high resolution and fully edited pictures with full printing rights for $35.00. Just ”like” Invierno’s facebook page and post a comment that you saw the Big Photography Giveaway on my blog.
WYOMING: Mandi Buchanan
Winner: Kristie whose family of 5 has never had a family portrait
*For the others who left a comment on Mandi’s post, she would like to offer 25% off plus a free 8×10. That’s $50 for 1.5 hour photo shoot and digital images. Email Mandi for details.