Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Send me your 2010 Holiday Card and you could win!

I love this time of year.  Checking the mail and getting holiday cards from family and friends.  Seeing how everyone has grown and changed since the year before.  Who had a new baby, or started school, or got married.  This year, I haven't received many.  I hear a lot of friends saying they just don't have the time to send cards these days.  It seems as though there have been less and less in my mailbox the past few years.  A sign of the times perhaps?  The recession, the techno age?  I know I have fallen victim to both at times.  I hardly ever send anything by snail mail these days.  An email works just fine.  Or does it?

I would love to hear from you!

Do you send out holiday cards?  Why?  Why not?
Do you prefer a hand written note or an email?
What about from businesses?  E-newsletter or mailed newsletter?

Please send your 2010 holiday card to the studio for a chance to win a free session in 2011.  If you choose to use your session for your holiday cards in Nov, I will throw in a free set of 25 custom designed 2011 holiday cards.  BONUS:  If your 2010 card includes photos taken by Chryshelle Spurgeon Photography, you will receive an extra entry!  

Mail entry to:
Chryshelle Spurgeon Photography
5218 Millwood Pass Cir.
Richmond, TX 77407

Don't delay!  Get those cards in the mail.  Deadline for postmark:  Jan 1st, 2011
Winner will be announced via blog post on Jan 7, 2011 so don't forget to check back and see if you won.

*Must be local (or willing to travel) to win.  San Antonio, TX and Southern CA residents also encouraged to enter however winning session will take place at time of my next visit.

AND THE WINNER IS....Miranda Cummings!  Congratulations.  Please email me to set up your session.  :) 

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Holiday Portrait Promo 2010!

I have a few dates still open for outdoor family or child portrait sessions this year!   If you would prefer an indoor session, please email me with your preferred date(s) and I will let you know my availability.  Indoor sessions are only done in the afternoon hours as I reserve mornings and evenings for outdoor sessions only.   Please see my calendar on my website www.CSProPhotography.com for my current available times and days for 2010.

Thank you for your continued patronage!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Cooper {Baby Portraits in Richmond, TX}

You will be seeing this next little cutie a lot over the next year because he just signed up for my Baby's First Year Package.  :)  Meet Cooper.  He is three months old and getting the hang of holding his head up.  Except when we put his hat on.  It was so funny.  You would think the hat was very heavy.  He was very content during our session even with the clothing changes and I am already looking forward to our next session.
See you in December! I can't wait to see how much you have grown by then!
Chryshelle {Baby Photographer}

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Birthday girl {Children's Birthday Portraits in Richmond, TX}

Kylie came to the studio because she has a third birthday coming up.  Mom brought along some really great props for the session, too.  I love how the bright balloons and the lollipop photographed and they made the birthday session a little more fun.  Kylie is such a sweet little girl and she gave us tons of smiles to work with. 

I hope you have an awesome birthday party and I look forward to future sessions with you and your family!
Chryshelle {Child Photographer}

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Avery {Infant Portraits in Richmond, TX}

How could you possibly forget the chubby-yummy absolutely adorable little Avery?  That little princess knows just how to wear all those little rolls.  lol  I am so excited that she is enrolled in my Baby's First Year program because that means I get to see her at least every three months.  Without further ado, here is her 3-month portraits. 
See you guys soon for your Halloween session!!  :D


Choo choo! {Children's Portraits in Booth, TX}

When I found out how much these next two boys love Thomas the Train, I knew of the perfect set of tracks for their session. They were very excited about the train tracks and brought along their Thomas books for the session. They could name all the trains from the show, too!

Thank you "O" Family for choosing me to photograph your two precious boys. I look forward to future sessions with your family.

Chryshelle {Child Photographer}

Introducing the Seven Lakes High School Senior 2010 Rep {Senior Portraits in Katy, TX}

Meet Lindsay!  She is our Senior Rep at Seven Lakes High School this year.  She is an amazing diver and super sweet.  We had a great time shooting her senior portraits in Historic Richmond.
Thanks Lindsay for doing anything and everything I asked!  I had a lot of fun working with you and can't wait to see which images you choose for your rep cards.  :)
Chryshelle {Senior Portrait Photographer}

If you are a junior this year and are interested in representing your school and getting some fun freebies added on to your session contact us about being a "Senior Rep".  I only accept one applicant per school.

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

A little cowboy {Custom Infant Photography in Richmond, TX}

I photographed Coy a few weeks after he was born and was excited to get a call to photograph his "half-birthday".  He is seven months old and sitting very well, crawling, and even pulling up to stand!  I think the "S" family are going to have an early walker on their hands.  I almost died when mom started pulling out all his cowboy gear.  How cute is that!

Thank you for choosing me!  I know it is a long trip for you guys.  :)

Emery's Model Session {Custom Children's Photography in Richmond, TX}

We met in downtown Richmond for Emery's model session for The Perfect Stitch.  She got to model the Halloween shirt and treat bag, so I wanted a "house" look to the photos.  Emery is constantly on the move and does best if you sort of just let her do her own thing and follow her lead.  I think we got some great shots.  If you need a Halloween bag that is sure to hold up for that big candy haul this year, look no further.  :)
 See you for your Halloween session!

Monday, September 6, 2010

Chryshelle Spurgeon Photography is headed to So-CAL!

I am so excited to be taking a trip out to Southern California October 8-11.  For those of you that don't know, we moved from Carlsbad to Texas about a year and a half ago.  I still miss everything about CA on a daily basis - my friends, the weather, the beach, the food. the friendly and laid back atmosphere. 

Ever since me moved, my friends and clients have been emailing and calling asking where they should go to do their pictures now that I moved away begging me to come out to visit.  I finally asked myself "why not?".  I miss everyone so much and I am so excited to see how much all the kids have grown.  Some of them I haven't photographed since they were newborn.  So, I booked a flight and decided that this year I will be doing their family portraits again.  I really couldn't be more thrilled about my trip!

Here is the schedule I have worked up.  Children's portrait sessions are 20 minutes and will be $99.  Family sessions are double-spots and are $149. Each session will come with your choice of 10 images on CD.   If I can book at least 1/2 of my session spots I will give everyone 5 additional digital images on their CD for a total of 15.  If  I can book ALL of my sessions, I will give everyone a full CD of their gallery images at no additional cost.  That is a $100 value for FREE!  Be sure to spread the word to your friends and family.  Email me with any questions or to book your session at info@CSProPhotography.com.  Don't forget to become a fan on facebook to see all my current work and promotions.

Love, Chryshelle

 (I will update the list as times are taken)
Friday, Oct 8th
4:40pm  Booked
5:00pm  Booked
5:20pm  Booked

Saturday, Oct 9th
7:30am  Booked
8:00am  Booked

9:00am  Booked
9:20am  Booked
9:40am  Booked
10:00am  Booked
10:20am  Booked
10:40am  Booked

4:00pm Booked
4:20pm Booked
4:40pm  Booked
5:00pm  Booked
5:20pm  Booked
5:40pm  Booked

Sunday, Oct 10th
8:20am Booked
8:40am  Booked
9:00am  Booked
9:20am  Booked
9:40am  Booked
10:00am  Booked

4:00pm  Booked
4:20pm  Booked
4:40pm  Booked
5:00pm  Booked
5:20pm  Booked
5:40pm  Booked

Monday, Oct 11th
9:00am  Booked
9:20am  Booked

Friday, September 3, 2010

Halloween Mini-Sessions 2010!! {Halloween Portraits in Richmond, TX}

Halloween is right around the corner.  Dress up your little ghosts, goblins, superheros, and princesses and head over to the studio for a fun mini-session.  You will also get Halloween cards to show of your little cutie to your friends and family.  

Sat, Oct. 2  1-5pm   and    Sun, Oct. 3  9am-12pm.

ONLY $49

20 minute mini-session 
3 fully retouched images on CD
10-pack of Halloween cards (your choice from my 4 custom designs this season!)

Cards and CDs will be ready for pickup Oct 12th.

You are welcome to have your child in costume or a fall outfit. Price includes one child. Additional children are $15 each.

All card designs copyright Chryshelle Spurgeon Photography 2010.

Can't wait to see all your adorable little ones!

Love, Chryshelle

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Perfectly content {Custom in-home Newborn Photography Pearland, TX}

I am so glad that people are spreading my name to their friends because I love meeting new clients! Meet Ariana. An itty bitty little 5 lb. princess and the youngest of three beautiful girls. She was super sweet and perfectly content through our entire session. Even when she was wide awake she didn't make a single peep. I only had to hold her to get her to close those wide eyes for a while so we could get some sleeping pictures.
I cannot wait until your family session. All of your girls are so good in front of the camera!

Chryshelle {Newborn Photographer}

Timeless {Infant Photography in Richmond, TX}

Maxton was the first baby I photographed in 2010 and he has grown by leaps and bounds.  He is still as sweet as can be and a happy little guy.  The session was very timeless using a washtub and an adorable romper. He did so well for his portrait session, that we were also able to use him as a model for the cute line of Fall owl clothing from Knotty Baby Wear at the end.

See you guys soon for your family session! :)
Chryshelle {Infant Photographer}

Thursday, August 26, 2010

A beautiful surprise {Creative Newborn Photography in Katy, TX}

I had the pleasure of meeting the next family at the Mommy Swagger Expo.  Mom was very excited to set up a newborn appointment for mid-September.  I guess the little baby was so excited to have her cameo that she made her appearance early.  Mom went into labor less than 24 hours after our meeting at the Expo!  I love newborns teeny tiny and this little girl is so petite and beautiful just like her mommy.  Meet Anna.  She was so lovely that I used her to model some new headbands from Karley's Kloset
I am so glad you made it out to the Mommy Swagger Expo.  Your family is beautiful and I look forward to our session in the Fall.

Chryshelle {Newborn Photographer}

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

While You Sleep I Crochet {Giveaway! Commercial Photography}

It is no secret that I LOVE everything over at While You Sleep, I Crochet.  Most of my crocheted newborn items in my studio have come from their shop.  But, there is much more than newborn items in the shop.  I like the fact that you can choose your own color combos or email with a custom order and in no time flat you have exactly what you wanted.  I have enjoyed working with Krys to design some really cool photography props that are (obviously) very popular with all of my clients.  There is seldom a newborn session that goes by that I don't use at least one of the things I got from While You Sleep, I Crochet.  Here are a few of my favorite things...
Hat with detachable flower clip and Cocoon
Twin Pod ( I also have a single baby pod!)
Bear Hat which I use with or without a bow to make it more boyish or girlish.
Stork Pouch (I have a light and a dark one)
 Hooded Cocoon (I have two of these, also)

Whether you are a photographer or a parent/grandparent you want to be sure to get in on this giveaway and be sure to bookmark her page!  You will not be disappointed in the quality or the customer service.   One lucky winner will win a $25 Gift Certificate to While You Sleep, I Crochet!!

To Enter: Visit While You Sleep, I Crochet  and browse their fabulous selection of handmade hats and more. Come back here and tell me in a comment post below what you will buy if you win (you can always change your mind later).

For extra entries: (Each entry must be a separate post. 5 posts total)

1)Follow Chryshelle Spurgeon Photography and While You Sleep, I Crochet on Facebook by clicking on the "like" button. Come back here and tell me you like them both.

2)"Share" this giveaway on Facebook and come back here with the link of where you shared.

3) Tweet about this giveaway. Sample Tweet: Enter to win $25 certificate from @While You Sleep, I Crochet at http://chryshellespurgeonphotography.blogspot.com Be sure to tell me where you spread the word.

4) Become a "follower" of the Chryshelle Spurgeon Photography Blog (right over there in the right-hand column of my blog). Don't forget to tell me here.

Giveaway will close down on Wednesday, September 1st at 11:59pm. The winner will be announced on Thursday, Sept. 2nd.
Good luck! Don't forget to share this great giveaway with all your friends. :)

CONGRATULATIONS MELISSA!  Your comment was chosen by random.org to win the $25 gift certificate from While You Sleep, I Crochet.  Please send me your contact info.

Winning comment:
Melissa Steven said...
I "liked" both pages on facebook. ; )