Ninth Birthday Giveaway!!!

Candy Howard Photography turns nine on June 30!
Nine is my favorite number!
And I am partial, yes, but Candy Howard Photography is my favorite business!
"Yeah, yeah, yeah, we get it," you say.  "So, what does that mean for us?"
Well, internet, I am so glad you asked!

I think a ninth birthday deserves a giveaway!  With nine prizes!


But first, I have to thank the people who helped me reach this birthday...you!  I am so honored to share memories with you.  I am humbled by your trust and confidence.  I will continue to show the creativity, professionalism, safety and simultaneous calmness and zaniness that you have chosen me for, and I look forward to many more memories together. 

Okay, here they are, in no particular order.....

$15 Starbucks gift card

$20 Target gift card
CNN

4 (four!) 8x10 Frames $32 value each


One hour Photography Basics class, taught by yours truly
$75 value

Winner's choice of two items from my Lakebaby accessory line
headbands, clips, wraps, halos, crowns and more!
Up to $30 value

And the big prize......
One newborn session in the studio
OR
one 1 hour session for up to 4 people
AND
10 mid resolution image files!
Session to be held before 12/31/2012 and within 20 miles of zip code 28117.


So, how do you enter?  There are, of course, 9 ways to earn entries.
Do one or do them all, but do them before midnight (EST) on Saturday, June 30, 2012.
You can leave a comment for each entry or one comment with all the entries you did. 
Entry 1: Leave a comment on this blog post with your favorite session or a funny memory from a session or (going deep here) how you feel looking back on your images or anything about a session or your images.  
Entry 2: Not a client yet?  (What are you waiting for!?)  Leave a comment this blog post with which prize is your favorite or just say Happy Birthday!  Clients, you can do this one for an entry, too!
Entry 3: Subscribe to this blog.  Click on the orange RSS button on the far left of the screen.  It's at the top of the stack with my twitter, pinterest and facebook buttons.
Entry 4: Follow me on twitter and tweet this: @CandyHoward is having a birthday giveaway!
Entry 5: Post this on your facebook profile: @Candy Howard Photography is having a birthday giveaway!
Entry 6: Like the chp facebook page.
Entry 7: Share the chp facebook page.
Entry 8: Like the Lakebaby page facebook page.
Entry 9: Share the Lakebaby page facebook page.
(How to share: Go to the page you'll be sharing.  To the right of the 'Like' and/or 'Message' button is a little gear icon with a down arrow.  Click on it and then on 'Share.'  Add your own text if you like and then click 'Share on Page' on the bottom!)


Fine print:
One winner per prize, so there will be nine winners!
Winners will be contacted by email, so please include an accurate email when posting.  They are not shown, unless you include it with your comment text.
Prizes and winners will be drawn by random number generator or one of my children, whichever is available and interested. 
Winning entries will be verified before winners are announced, and winners will be redrawn if necessary.

14 comments

  1. Happy Birthday! The newborn session is my favorite!!

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  2. How do I feel looking back at ALL of the wonderful pictures you have so graciously taken for me? Happy, wide eyed, a teeny bit sad because my kids have grown up so much, grateful that you captured them at different times in their lives,indebted to you for making memories, and so so soooo happy to have you as a friend. Does that cover it all?

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  3. Happy Birthday CHP! Emily took all my points. :) Thank you for being the best, and sharing it with us! Definitely enter me in that contest!

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  4. Happy Birthday! Loved our session with the boys last fall:-) You captured them so well!!! Thanks

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  5. Melissa DumbrigueJune 29, 2012 at 11:02 PM

    My favorite session memory...aside from all the adorable ways my bitty babies have snuggled up to your camera is sitting in the middle of my bed, pregnant and eating from a jar of my mom's homemade dill pickles!

    Melissa

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  6. I am so glad I saw this giveaway and am excited now! My favorite prize is, of course, the newborn session but it is not for myself... rather, I would gift it to my sister. She is my best friend and a sister like no other. She has been there for me through thick and thin and is the Godmother of my 2 children. So, I have done everything possible to show her how much she means to me with her 1st child on the way - I threw her an 'all-out' baby shower, bought her a year's worth of diapers and wipes, prepared 2 weeks of freezer meals and will be at the delivery to take photos/video. The only thing I could not provide was a Pregnancy Photo Session so I would absolutely LOVE to present her with a Newborn Photo Session! I have entered the contest by completing Entries 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8. I love your photos and hope my sister can experience the same beauty in hers soon!

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  7. I forgot to leave my email :o) daviskrys@gmail.com

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  8. I love the pic with my girls in the picture frame! I also love allee with the umbrella :) another session is due! these kids are growing up too fast!!!!

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  9. 1. Not a client yet :( But I have seen your beautiful work with Sherry and Ashley :)
    2. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! All of the prizes are lovely...I especially like the photography session and the camera basics :)
    4. Blog subscriber :)
    5. Posted on my FB profile
    6.7. liked and shared the chp page
    8.9. liked and shared the lakebaby page
    woobnme@hotmail.com

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  10. Happy birthday!!

    Mshkbrowning@Yahoo.com

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  11. 1. Not a client of yours yet but love what you have done for other mommies on lknm

    Mshkbrowning@Yahoo.com

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