Happy Valentine’s Day and some cheesy Valentines ideas

February 14th, 2013

Every year my kids help me come up with ideas for their school Valenitines cards.  They are always silly and fun.  We try to coordinate the photos and items that they want to give out.  This year we were not allowed to give out candy (which I am very happy about) so the kids gave out erasers.  Ice cream PUZZLE erasers for her and soccer ball pencil erasers for him.

I design two cards on a standard flat card 4″x5.5 ” which gives us two 2.75″x4″ cards making them perfectly valentines size.  When we receive them from the printing company, we just cut them in half.  Somewhere I actually have small envelopes but couldn’t find them in my stash this year so we just tied them to the bags with erasers.

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Update your Social Media Profile Photo **Special**

January 29th, 2013

If your New Year’s Resolution was to update your website, blog, LinkedIn, or other social media sites then you need a great headshot.

I have a special for Thursday  Feb. 7th and Friday Feb. 8th at my studio in Carlsbad.

headhostmailchimpAppointment times are

9:15-10:00

10:00-10:45

10:45-11:30

11:45-12:30

12:30-1:15

1:15-2:00

You will choose your 3 favorite shots on site and be sent full files the following day.

$125 includes 3 fully retouched full file images with usage rights

You will receive a wardrobe consultation and have the option of a wardrobe change during the photoshoot.

Make-up artist can be scheduled at an additional cost.

Call Tiffany 858-922-4400 or email tiffany@pondphotography.com

Variety keeps things interesting

January 22nd, 2013

This past week I had clients with a variety of very different needs.  I finally photographed a HS Senior (now a Freshman in college) after trying to schedule for over a year.  We did an outdoor shoot with beautiful light and trees.  Then I moved on to Miss San Diego Cities also 1st runner-up in Miss San Diego, for a studio program headshot.  For a completely different style and equipment needs I also did real-estate interiors for a beautiful home.

Big news is coming soon for Pond Photography and a whole new website.  Stay tuned!

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Miss San Diego Cities kayla Ross

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Beautiful entry and pool room 92127 area code

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Dogs are members of the family too: Leo gone but not forgotten

December 6th, 2012

I have always believed that our pets are furry members of the family.  We have a story in our family that my dad was approached by a condo manager when we were on vacation who asked “Do you have a pet in there?” as we were not supposed to .  My dad confidently said “We don’t consider her a pet, she is a member of the family”.  And so it goes that I believe they should be in our documented portraits….especially in this case.

My friend mentioned to me that her dog was very ill and they did not know how much time he would have.  I immediately asked if they had thought of family photos with him.

As it turns out their time was much shorter than they had anticipated and he passed away exactly 1 week after these were taken.

Thankfully he was well enough to go on a walk this day and their family could enjoy him and include him in their Holiday card photos!

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Leo on the right

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