Mother’s Day Gift Certificates

30 04 2010

Alright, kiddos, time to buy the perfect gift for your mom. Pam Long Photography gift certificates!  For a very limited time, we are offering an extra bonus!  When you purchase a gift certificate for $100,  your certificate will be valued at $125!  When you purchase a gift certificate for $150, you receive an extra $50 for a value of $200!!!  That’s a fantastic return on your investment.   🙂

Give mom the incredible gift of portraits.  She can use them to pay for a photo session (family, children, maternity, newborn, boudoir, in-studio, on location – get it? no limits!!)  If you’re planning on beach portraits this summer, she can use it towards awesome family portraits on the beach.  Planning on holiday cards again this year, yes, these  certificates can be used towards them!  Do you know someone that is expecting a baby, purchase one for her to use toward maternity and newborn portraits! These certificates can also be used for portrait prints, albums, frames, purses or jewelry.

“My sister was right, you are wonderful!  My family and I had a great time and shared lots of laugh together during our photo shoot and portrait selection with you.  As a picky person, I was very impressed with your attention to detail, professionalism, and personal attention  you gave us.  It’s obvious that you love what you do and your work shows it.  I have and will continue to recommend your services to my friends and family.”

This offer is good for all people….not just moms or for moms!  If you know that you’ll be having Pam Long Photography photograph a session for you in the future, yes, you may purchase a value-added gift certificate as well.  But….you need to do it by Wednesday, May 5th!

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We have 14 gift certificates in stock. These will be sold on a first call, first serve basis. If you call our office and we are not available to personally answer your call, please leave a detailed message with the # of certificates you would like and the dollar amount that you are spending on each (and of course, your name and contact info….but you already know that, right?). All calls will be taken in the order in which they are received. Many of you “shop” at night, we understand, you are welcome to email us at pam@pamlongphotography.com with your information (do not email your credit card info) and we will get back with you.

We look forward to serving you. Have a fantastic weekend! 🙂





Darby’s Bat Mitzvah

5 10 2009

Wow, wow, wow! Darby had an incredible Bat Mitzvah ceremony and celebration.

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I had never photographed a Bar or Bat Mitzvah before….in fact, that was the first thing I told Donna several months ago when she called to make an appointment with me. It didn’t matter to her; I had photographed her friend’s wedding, maternity and newborn portraits and she had liked what she had seen. She is also a photographer. So knowing that she’s a photographer and the fact that I’ve never photographed a Bat Mitzvah…….NO PRESSURE!!!!

I had learned through talking with my Jewish friends, with Donna and with my photographer friends that have photographed many Bat Mitzvahs, that family portraits play a big part on this very important occasion. The ceremony and the celebration was at Chestnut Ridge Country Club. I was excited because it is a gorgeous backdrop for portraits……but……it was raining. Fortunately, there was a decent size covered sidewalk that allowed us to set up the lights and position the different groupings quite easily.

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The ceremony was unbelievably awesome. I can not speak or understand one word of Hebrew, but I know enough to know that Darby did a TERRIFIC job. It was really quite amazing.

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Donna, you did a wonderful job planning Darby’s day! You had so many pieces coming together to form the perfect ceremony and celebration for your beautiful daughter. I am thrilled and honored to have been able to witness her day as it unfolded and to document it for you. Thank you. I loved meeting your family; they are beautiful, inside and out.

A huge shout out to Glyde and Ali and the amazing team of entertainers, complete with DJ’s, MC’s and the best dancers EVER. Check them out: Glyde Productions.  They kept the party flowing and worked seamlessly with one another and with the other vendors. THANKS guys, you were amazing.
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Robert Grosshandler of Parties by Terrye was “absolutely fantastic” says Donna. “I can’t rave enough about him!!!” Robert helped her with all of the decorations and the setup of the Country Club.

I had many goals for this very significant day: to capture (ONE): the true significance of this very important day, (TWO): the love this beautiful family has for one another, (THREE): the intelligence and creativity that Darby exudes, (AND FOUR): the love and joy that filled every square inch of Chestnut Ridge Country Club during Darby’s incredible service and celebration.

I hope you enjoy this slideshow that I made for Darby. It was a very difficult task of narrowing down the pictures; there were so many great, different aspects of her day.  I really wanted to include about 300 images!!…but finally I narrowed it down.  Please sit back and enjoy…

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Thanks again, Donna and Robert, for this awesome honor. You have wonderful families and friends. Tracy and I enjoyed being with you all! Robert, Donna, Austin, Sydnee and Darby, you are beautiful and truly awesome, each one of you.

Thank you, Tracy, for always giving your 100%; I appreciate you!

Thank you, Gray and Alicia, for introducing Donna and Robert to me. It means the world to me that you love your wedding pictures!! xoxo

xoxoPam