Even Bigger Holiday Giveaway!!

You know someone.

You know someone who's experienced a tragedy, is struggling to stay afloat, is raising kids while holding down more than one job, or is volunteering selflessly despite extenuating personal circumstances. You know someone who can't afford custom photography, but who would cherish it this holiday season. You know someone who deserves a year-round reminder of their family's spirit, love, and beauty.You know someone. I guarantee it. I want to know who they are, and I want to give them the chance to experience complimentary custom photography – $300 worth, to be exact. Personalized photo session and custom prints of their choice and...it's in your power to give them the artwork they deserve this holiday season. Oh, and the best part? The person who nominates the winner receives a $50 print credit. What better reason to show some love could there possibly be? The rules: You cannot nominate yourself, and the person nominated must sincerely be incapable of purchasing my services. (Being unable to make mortgage payments for a two-million-dollar-home does not qualify as sincere financial need.)The nominee must reside/be willing to travel to the East Valley area. Even if I have never met you and you just happened to be blog-surfing today, tell me who you know, what they're experiencing, and why they deserve my artwork. Please include a way to contact both your nominee and yourself as well.Comment on this blog entry to let me know you've entered, and e-mail me the full story: fraughtons@cox.net. The winner will be announced on Christmas Eve...get nominating! I can't wait to read all of your entries!Open your heart to someone this holiday season – and thanks for giving me the opportunity to open mine.Many thanks to the other photographers joining me in this spirit. If you are not local to me check out http://www.essentialimagery.com/blog/ to see if there's someone closer to home for winning portrait-y goodness!
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Amy said...

thanks Joan for your entry! It was great to read your story, and I would be thrilled to work with this family - hope they win!

Stacey Mowers and Family said...

What a great idea, your so blessed to have such a great talent.

Amy said...

Thanks Angel L for entering your family - loved to hear how much you care about this sweet lady!

Amy said...

Kristen S. also emailed an entry - oh how I would love to do pics for everyone I've heard about... this has been an honor to help bring the Christmas spirit! Thank you!