I try not to blog to many holiday sessions since I know many of the images end up on Christmas cards and I certainly don’t want to spoil any of those surprises. So, after I am sure everyone has received their cards I like to post a little preview of some of the holiday sessions I was lucky enough to photograph. There were lots of mini sessions and full family sessions and there is no way to share all of them but here are some fun ones that I thought you might enjoy.
This adventurous High School senior traveled two hours to get to the beach with TGP for a quick mini session with cap and gown. Due to “unforseen circumstances” she was only able to get there a few minutes after sunset. But because she traveled SOOO far we made the best of our 15 minutes left of shooting time! Here is a quick sneak peak for her, I know she is worried that her travels were in vain… now she can see how great she looks even after the sun sets!! Enjoy your sneak peak “Miss Graduate” , I cant wait for our full session!
A special thank you to my wonderful clients! I love seeing all the repeat clients and meeting new ones each year! It was a great season for Tracy Gabbard Photography and I look forward to growing this year with lots of new clients. January is already starting to book so if you are having a baby or want “milestone” pics for those little ones be sure to call and schedule soon! I am looking forward to photographing for some local charity events this coming year and would like to add a few more to my schedule. So, if you know of one coming up that needs photographer send me an email with the info and I will get back to you as soon as I can. Here is a quick recap of the literally hundreds of holidays cards that went out by TGP and a few more peaks at some of my favorite holiday images that I couldn’t share in blogging as I never know what ends up on holiday cards. Have a great holiday everyone!
If you have had a session with Tracy Gabbard Photography check out the TGP Boutique for some great shopping! AND don’t forget to join the TGP fan club on facebook. Just click the facebook logo above under the TGP logo and it will take you straight there! There are blog updates, more sneak peaks that just on the blog and lots of other great stuff!
I don’t usually blog these Sneak Peak of Santa sessions because they are usually a surprise for the families Christmas cards. But this mom said it was fine so I wanted to make sure to do that for her! This Sneak Peak of Santa was an add on to a regular family session. I am still scheduling for the mini session’s on November 14th so if you are interested or know someone who might be send them my way!
Sneak Peak of Santa mini session update! I had 2 families change from a the Sneak Peak of Santa mini session to full family sessions. That opened up a couple of spots for it! If you are interested or know a family that might be please let them send them my way. These are so much fun and are really a great deal for everything you get. Take a quick look at the details and if you need more call or email. I don’t expect the openings to stay open long! There is also a sample card (each session gets its own custom created card) and a few images from previous sessions to see for an idea of what Sneak Peak of Santa is! It really is one of a kind and as far as I know Tracy Gabbard Photography is the only local photographer doing it!
Front of card
back of card
Just a fresh reminder…. holidays are around the corner. Still have some openings for each session. Only 2 left for the park though so hurry call or email quickly!
These girls came in for a quick session and were such a blast! It only took some loud music and a little encouraging to get them to loosen up and “strike a pose” but once they did… watch out! Look how great they all look! Do all girls high school volley ball teams look this good? Thanks girls, you were great fun and I hope you enjoy your gallery and these quick sneak peaks!
I have had a few questions about the Sneak Peak of Santa mini sessions. So, I thought I would go ahead and answer them here for everyone in case others had questions also. Sneak Peak of Santa is GREAT for families with young children (and fun for older ones also). It accomplishes many things all in one quick 30 minutes or so. Basically this session works best if Santa is mom, dad or someone familiar to the child. The Santa suit is provided but we never really have to put the full beard on. If we do any head shots of Santa it is usually the back of Santa which only requires hat and hair. Remember, it is a SNEAK PEAK of Santa! This is great for many reasons. First, young children are often scared of Santa and will not usually interact with him at all. Second, children interact so much more naturally with their parents or a familiar person. This helps create priceless images! It is a great way to get Santa pictures and these images not only make great holiday portraits but are perfect for fun holiday cards. If you do not have anyone that can or will put on the Santa suit we can provide someone for you if you need it. It works for multiple children and just one. Babies are precious in these images also. Here are just a couple of last years and a sample custom created card (front and back) that was ordered. If you have any other questions please call. Also- if you know a family that you think would make a great fit for this type of session send them my way. This is a ONE of a kind session that I have not seen done anywhere else in this area (until another photographer steels it )! Just a reminder these mini sessions will only be held on Saturday, November 14th so space in limited. It seems far away but it comes up so quickly!
I am so excited about my new web site and blog! Bigger, better pictures… more options…more FUN! Make sure you go check out the web site! There are new pictures (maybe you will see someone you know or love ), bigger pictures, and awesome “boutique” with all kinds of new products! Don’t forget holiday shopping is coming up! Shopping… that brings me to Holiday sessions! I have been saving this post for the “new blog” although it should have been posted a long time ago but I just couldn’t bring myself to post it on the old one with the old “style”. Yes, it is only August (almost September ) and I am already talking Holiday Sessions! I will be having two sets of mini sessions this year. “Pictures in the Park” and the annual “Sneak Peak of Santa” mini sessions. “Sneak Peak of Santa” has availability for 10 sessions that day and 2 are already scheduled, leaving only 8 and I haven’t even advertised yet! Call the studio for more details on each session. If you are interested in regular family sessions for holiday or just because make sure to call soon as dates are filling quickly. Several weeks in September and October are already fully scheduled and there are limited dates available through out other weeks. Orders for products (ie; leather products, jewelry, etc…) must be in by November 7th to guarantee holiday delivery.
On a side note THANK YOU to Chad a New Vibe Web Design for an incredible site, blog and ideas! His customer service rocks and he is always open to new ideas! Highly recommend him if you are in need of some web site updates, designs or problems. Hope to see you soon for holiday sessions or any other photography needs!