Almond Photography joins up with Shoots for a Cure

Almond Photography is excited to announce a partnership with Shoots for a Cure (formerly known as Think Pink Photography). Think Pink Photography was founded in October 2007 to support individuals and their families who have been touched by breast cancer. The charitable organization that serves two main purposes – celebrating life and supporting the cause. Recently, they changed our name and their support. They now want to support ALL cancer patients, not just breast cancer.

Through our professional photographer network, they are helping cancer patients to celebrate life with charitable photography sessions. Individuals may choose to document their fight against the disease before or during treatment, or prefer to capture their victory by scheduling a session within 12 months after treatment is completed. Photographers world-wide are now available to donate time and talent to celebrate life and support the cause. There is no cost or obligation to the cancer patient. Clients participating in a Shoots for a Cure session will receive a complimentary photo session, as well as a set of 10 small prints from the session. They will also receive a discount on any additional portraits they wish to purchase, although there is absolutely no purchase required at any time.

To support the cause, they donate and fundraise for The American Cancer Society and the Susan G Komen Foundation. All funds generated through donations and various fundraising efforts are paid directly to The American Cancer Society, the Susan G Komen Foundation, in our name, or used 100% for marketing and awareness of our program.

Please subscribe to their blog (on the Shoots for a Cure website) and tell your friends and family about Shoots for a Cure. Awareness is everything.

I encourage you to view our website, make a donation, or hire a photographer that supports Shoots for a Cure! If you, or someone you know, would like to schedule a Shoots for a Cure session, please contact me for details.

I am very proud to be a network photographer with Shoots for a Cure, and am anxious to get the word out about this amazing program. For more information, you can contact me, or you can visit the Shoots for a Cure website at http://shootsforacure.com

30 Day Photography Challenge. Days 11-15

Hello friends! Time for a recap of the 30 Day Photography Challenge. Day 11: Something Blue. Admittedly, this is not the most exciting photo. A half-drunk glass of (Lactaid) chocolate milk with a blue straw. Well, I guess that day wasn't terribly exciting was it?

Day 12: Sunset

Day 13: Yourself with 13 Things. I know there are MORE than 13 things in this room, so I decided to plop myself down in the middle of it & snap a picture. Honestly, this was not my favorite "challenge" because I am irritated by odd numbers. I'm laughing because the dogs were goin' nuts at the sound of the garage door coming up. Hence the LOL'ing.

Day 14: Eyes. This is my toy fox terrier's (Loki) little eyeball. Love this little goofy guy. I wasn't really hoping to get myself in the photo. I was actually inspired by Suren Manvelyan's series Your Beautiful Eyes, but that didn't really work out.

Day 15: Silhouette. The other little guy, Corky, leering from above.


See you all again in a few days! Anyone else participating in this challenge? If so, leave the link to your blog in the comments section. I love to see people's perspective on the same assignments!


So, I could use one more photo gig to keep up with right? Right. When it comes to photography, I'm up for the challenge. I was intrigued a few weeks ago when my buddy Shannon posted about a 30 Day Photography Challenge she was taking part in.  I thought, "I can do that!" The truth of that statement remains to be seen (I was shooting a wedding October 1 and completely forgot about the challenge. Way ta go slugger.)  I'm going to try to post every 5-days (give or take!) so I don't blow up my blog with a whole months worth. Let's see how long I can keep this goin!

Day 1: Self-portrait.

Fail. Had 2 distinctive opportunities at the wedding Saturday to do this & didn't remember the challenge. What a doof.


On to day 2! "What you wore today."

It was fr-rrreeezing Sunday morning when I left for my Philly e-session. So I wore a sweater, a scarf & well, a seat belt :)

Day 3: Clouds

Home sweet home. These are the nuclear power plant twin towers from home in PA. These are (technically) cloud-makers. Ask any 7-year-old in the area.

Day 4: Something Green

A sign at Costco's gas station. Why do they have liberty to charge $.20 less than the rest of the world? Only the devil knows.

Day 5: From a High Angle

A very humiliated Utley in the tub this afternoon after his swim in the lake. Gooood boooiiiiiii!!!

Hope you enjoyed this! Although I haven't used my fancy-schmancy camera for this challenge (yet), I will in future posts. Maybe? We'll see.