Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Leaving on a jet plane....

I do know that I will be back on Jan 2 though. :)

I will be spending New Years Eve this year in New York City with a friend. Yeah me! Lots of photos to follow (of course!). I am looking forward to the excitement that New York has in store for me.

So, if you need me please shoot me an email and I will answer on January 3. trinariggott@gmail.com

I hope you had a Merry Christmas and an exciting New Year. Thanks to all my 2010 customers and I am looking forward to seeing you again in 2011. There are new things coming to Trina Riggott Photography and I can not wait to share them with you.

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Oh the cuteness!

At a tender three days old, I was able to photograph little A. He was a sweet, sleeping angel. I have spend about two years with this family now and it is so exciting to see them grow. I look forward to watching A. and his big sister change over the next year and their sibling relationship blossom.

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Monday, December 13, 2010

I am BURNING your photos!!!!

Did I get your attention? LOL

It is that time of the year that I dread the most. My external hard drive is filled and I need to get your sessions off and onto disks. Why do I hate it? There is always that chance that something will happen and the session will not get burned correctly and be lost forever. I seem to have an attachment to your photos.

So, I wanted to give you a warning. If you have had a 2010 session with me and you want to order additional photos or if you had a session and forgot to order images, the time to do it is NOW! I will start archiving images as soon as next week. My policy has been to archive ORDERED images for thirty days after the gallery is posted. Images that you did not order WILL NOT be archived. My laziness to transfer your images to disk may be your benefit.

I know you are thinking, "Trina, this is the worst time to be asking me for more money. I am spent out". I totally understand. Place your order with me now and I delay your payment until Jan 31. Just let me know if you want more images so that I know that I need to leave your gallery on my hard drive a little longer. Okay?

trinariggott@gmail.com or 706-247-3899

Now, who is ready for Christmas? Not me! I gotta get in gear!!!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Rain, rain go away....

...and it did... for a little while.

I met this sweet family-to-be (wedding scheduled in April) on UGA campus on Saturday. I thought it was supposed to be a pretty day but it turned out to be a very dark, overcast day. That turned into rain at the exact time the session was to begin. Instead of calling it all off we decided to make the best of it and I think we made the right choice. After photographing on a few porches the rain took a short break and we were able to run from the shelter to do a few by the fountain. Success!

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All they had to do was look at each other and they would both start laughing. Awww!
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Monday, November 29, 2010

Frozen leaf fight...

I met this family at Shields-Ethridge Farm in Jefferson on Sunday. It was a chilly morning but the family was such troopers and we had fun anyway. It was a terrific end to a holiday weekend.


Ok, it was not a totally fozen leaf fight but it was cold! Next time we will have a snowball fight!!! :)

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Had a blast!

I had a great time with some friends and neighbors before Thanksgiving in Jefferson for their family session. Everyone was together for the holiday and the weather could not have been any more perfect for portraits. This family was so fun and it shows in the photos. I had to hold a few back for the gallery so I will just show a few of my favorites.

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This one made me laugh. I was about to tell her to do this but she did it by herself. The next few frames were even more funny.
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And we can not forget the family puppy.
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Friday, November 26, 2010

You know there are just some families...

There are just some families that just leave a lasting impression on you and this is one of them. One of those families that I photograph and then call my husband and tell him how wonderful they were. It was so apparent how much mom loved dad (and vise versa) and how much the both loved H. Not only do they make terrific parents but seem to be an awesome couple as well. The session was so laid back and H. was so very happy. I really enjoyed our session. I have soooo many favorites. Any of them could have made it on the blog. Here are my favorites at the moment.

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Black Friday starts... NOW!

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*********************The fine print******************************
Black Friday specials must be purchased on Friday, November 26, 2010.
Buy as many speical items as you would like. But only two specials can be used PER session.
Reduced session prices will expire on 7/1/11
Gift certificates will expire on 12/31/11. This will be written on the certificate.
All other conditions of paid sessions still apply. (travel fee if outside Athens/Jefferson area, $200 minimum purchase required. Black Friday gift cards in the amount of $200 will be considered meeting the minimum purchase even though you paid $100 for it.)



The magic buttons

...... have disappeared for this year. Thanks to all who participated.
I can not wait to see you again for new sessions in 2011!



Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family. I hope you enjoy spending time with your family and friends today.

I will be spending time with my family today so I will be unable to answer emails or questions but if you have a concern, please email or call me on Friday. I will back to work bright and early.

Don't forget BLACK FRIDAY DEALS starting at 2:00 AM on Friday. There is some good stuff there so do not miss out. Once Friday comes and goes, the offer will disappear. Buy now buttons will be posted Friday morning for you to make your purchases.

Also, check out the Thankful post on the blog. Instead of buying Grandma a new coffee cup (again) this year, buy a child a pair of jeans or something they need. By doing so, you will get a wonderful piece of art to give to Grandma. Grandma would be proud.

And since this post would not be as fun without a photo, I want to wish sweet H. a Happy Thanksgiving Birthday! H. is one today and we met at the Founder's Garden on Tuesday to take her one year portraits. More photos in a sneak peek to come A. and Z.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Be still my heart!

There was some serious cuteness at the Founder's Garden on Sunday when this little one arrived. She was full of big smiles and giggles. Little S. will be one next month so we took advantage of this spring-like weather in November to capture her first year portraits. We could not have asked for a better day.

And if you need to get your "do done", visit Catie McWhirter at City Salon and Day Spa in Athens (near Panera). She can make you look fabulous!

Here is her facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/?ref=home#!/pages/Athens-GA/Catie-from-City-Salon/356610025698 and here is the site http://www.citysalonandspa.com/athens/index.htm. Call her... now! 706-552-1515

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This face makes me smile.
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

All grown up

When I moved to Athens we met this wonderful family who also lived in our neighborhood. The kids were, 5 months, 17, months, and 5 years old. My how time flies and look at them now. Since then we have moved to Jefferson but have kept in touch with this wonderful family. I was so happy when they called me for their session this year. Here are a few highlights.

One reason I love them so much is that they just laugh on command. I told them to tell a joke and they started laughing. Of course dad helped out as well by saying funny things. Just looking at this photo makes me happy.

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