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Bring Your Own Prop Contest: Winners Announced

Last month we had our 3rd Annual Bring Your Own Prop Contest in the studios. We love this contest because it gives our clients a chance to really be creative! We had a lot of great entries and chose one winner from each studio to receive a $100.00 Portrait Simple Gift Card.

Although we offer a ton of great props to enhance your images, we always encourage bringing in a personal item from home to make your session unique to your family.

Congrats to all of our winners! Thanks for your effort and creativity!

 

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Smile for a Cure Portrait Contest

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Every July, we run an annual portrait contest called Smile for a Cure to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For a $10 donation, you get a free 5×7 and a chance to enter your child’s portrait in one of the 3 age groups in our contest (babies, toddlers, and big kids).

Our judges will select the top image per studio in each category, totaling in 21 finalists. All finalists will receive a gift card to Portrait Simple for at $100… If they make it to the top 3, they’ll win a $500 (runner up) or $1,000 (first place/grand price) gift card instead. The Grand Prize Winner will also receive a feature photo shoot for baystateparent Magazine!

The runner ups and Grand Prize winners will be selected by YOU, so check back next month for our link to view the finalists and vote online.

Please enter our 9th annual contest for this very important cause. We’re accepting entries through the end of July. Call to book your portrait session today!

 

For the Dads!

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With Father’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to show you all our new templates for you to customize with Dad’s favorite faces. These card and collage templates are a great way to add something extra personal to Dad’s gift this year. It’s also a great reason to come in for portraits before summer gets too busy!

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On top of offering 50% off desktop collages and cards at 2 for $9.95, we’re running our third annual BRING YOUR OWN PROP CONTEST!060314 BYOP email AHere are some favorites from previous years, to get the wheels turning:

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Featured Prop of the Week: Baby Chicks

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All of our new spring props have been a huge hit this year, but our baby chicks have been the favorite among all of them. They have been especially popular when the bunnies aren’t received as well by your little ones…sometimes live animals just don’t work out! We love this addition to our prop catalog because not only is it cute, but it gives you that springtime feel. Easter is right around the corner! Check out some of our favorite images from the season!

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2014 Spring Props

Since we only use our bunnies for the last 5-10 minutes of your session, we wanted to provide some other fun springtime props to use while the bunnies are getting ready for their debut. Check out our updated variety of photo accents we have available this year!

FLOWER BOUQUETS

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KNIT HATS AND DIAPER COVERS

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BUNNY EARS

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EASTER EGGS

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BUTTERFLIES

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CARROT ON A STICK (NEW!) 

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BABY CHICKS (NEW!) 

Note: these are not real baby chicks.

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And of course, LIVE BUNNIES!

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We are already so excited about the adorable images coming out of our studios. Check back throughout the season for more images featuring our springtime props and live bunnies. The next images could be of your kids!

 

Appointment times are really filling fast! Call to book yours today!!