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This little blog of mine is a little insight into the daily world of Elizabeth/Artistic Images. Sometimes it's personal, sometimes it's business...but it is all part of my life. I would love it if you would follow the blog so you will receive email notifications of any posts, but no matter what, when you visit here, please feel free to leave a comment or two. Thanks for Visiting!

Have a Blessed Day!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Amateur Photography Class {San Antonio Portrait Photographer}

Back by popular demand....I will be offering my
 "How to take better photos of your kids" 
class again!
For only a minimum donation of $35, I will share my expertise to mom's, dad's, grandparents, etc. 

The donation will be given to www.pmsf.org
This is the foundation for the Phelan-McDermid Syndrome that affects my son, Jacob. Every cent goes towards research on why this occurs and how we can help those affected by the rare genetic disorder.

The class will cover:
*the basics of a camera, lens and flash
*the basics of natural light and flash photography
*lenses
*how to handle the images once you have taken them
*storage tips on your digital files
and more....

It will be on Tuesday, February 25th from 6-8pm.
Open to everyone from high school age to 99yrs! :)
Bring your camera so we can talk about settings on YOUR particular camera.

This is NOT for professionals.

ONLY 20 SPOTS AVAILABLE!!!
YOU MUST HAVE A RESERVATION TO ATTEND!
210-497-3809

Hope to see you there!


Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Double Your Dollars Day...February 11th ONLY {San Antonio Portrait Photographer}

IT's BACK!!!!
Double Your Dollars Day
ONE DAY ONLY!
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Here are the details:
Details:
Doubled amount is valid until October 31, 2014 and is good on any
new Lifestyle, Senior or Collector’s Series session.
Not valid with any complimentary sessions, auction certificates or online offers.
Minimum order requirements and/or session fees must be met before certificate can be applied.
Up to two gift certificates may be purchased per family but only ONE may be used per session.

Exciting Awards from PPA

Trey and I just returned from Phoenix where we attended Imaging USA, the National Convention for the Professional Photographers of America. We were busy busy busy this year, attending meetings, chairing the PPA Charities Event and giving two educational programs.
Our Platform Program "The Art of Creating Beautiful Family Portraits" was very well attended and there were countless positive remarks from attendees. We love to educate other photographers as they grow and learn, giving back to the industry as we have been the recipients of a wonderful continuing education throughout the years.
In addition to all of this, PPA has awarded me the following:
 I am very blessed to do what I LOVE for a living. and I hope to do it until I 
physically can not any more!
So far, 2014 is off to an amazing start!

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Portraits in Paris! {San Antonio Destination Portrait Photographer}

We are going to PARIS!!!

Imagine having YOUR portraits made there.
Family Portraits. Senior Portraits. Bridal Portraits. Engagement Portraits.
And if you don't want to do the city, there are some beautiful locations like Versailles
 that could be visited as well. 

We are going to be in the Loire Valley June 15-20 and have the weekend BEFORE and the weekend AFTER available for portraits.

Book us now so there is plenty of time for planning and SHOPPING!!!

We have only been there once and here are a few images I found from our last trip.






2014 Beach Session Dates Released {San Antonio Portrait Photographer}

So Many Beaches....
So Little Time.
We LOVE the beach! 
Portraits on the beach are so pristine and stunning and TIMELESS!



We are also visiting THREE of the Hawaiian Islands.
For more information about Hawaii visit this page

For more portrait examples of Destin (Seaside) area, visit this page

We have visited Padre Island for the past 19 years (more if you count my years of summer vacations there).
We will be heading to North Padre Island on Memorial Weekend
May 24-26 
and to South Padre Island
August 8-12

If those dates do not work out for you, we are still flexible as of right now.
North Padre Island is so close that we can ALWAYS plan a weekend trip anytime!
Simply call to talk about the possibilities!
210-497-3809

Our Signature Portrait, "The Elizabeth", a mixed media painting, is a stunning way to 
display a portrait on the beach.
Check out this portrait of my parents created in honor of their 50th Wedding Anniversary.




January and February Portrait Session SALE {San Antonio Family, Children, Baby Photographer}

Happy New Year!!!
Thanks to all of our clients, friends and family, 2013 was a FABULOUS year at Artistic Images!
We are currently in the planning stages for all of the fun things we have planned for 2014 and are so excited to share them with you soon.
Our first event is our
January/February Session Sale
60% off of Sessions*

*excluding Destination and Model for the Day sessions
Your session could be:
At the Studio OR on Location
A Family, Newborn or Child Session
An Artistic Secret Door Session
A High School Senior Session
or whatever you are wanting!

Here is the deal:
Your session MUST occur during the months of January or February.
Can not be combined with any other offers or specials.
AND...
There are only a LIMITED amount of SALE sessions AVAILABLE. 
Once I have met my quota, there will be no more.
Don't delay.



We hope that 2014 is your BEST year YET!