Haley’s Senior Portraits – Howard County photographer

4 09 2015

I was so happy to welcome Haley to our Class of 2016 Spokesmodel Team!  I was acquainted with her family because her younger sister cheered with my oldest daughter in elementary school…a few years a part from one another…so are families didn’t socialize together, but I knew enough to know this was a wonderful family. 🙂 I’m thrilled to have a reason to get to know them more!

Haley is one of those people that always has a beautiful smile on her face and within that smile, her happiness beams. She’s a sweet, caring, beautiful, smart young lady that attends Howard High School. She is involved and succeeds in so many different aspects of her life! She’s a varsity cheerleader for Howard High, a member of the National Honor Society, she’s the President of the Math Honor Society, a member of the Spanish Honor Society, she participates with the Best Buddies Club, Make-A-Wish Club, and Junior Dance Company….I’m not kidding you….she’s amazing! And on top of it, she works at a local restaurant as well!  AND… you’d think she’d be exhausted, perhaps she is,…but you’d never know it because of her pleasant demeanor and sweet personality!  I know her mom and dad are extremely proud of her!

I hope you enjoy her senior portraits.

I certainly enjoyed, and will continue to enjoy, getting to know Haley and her incredible family.  Thank you, Haley,  for choosing me to document this fun and important part of your life!  It’s been a pleasure and I appreciate the belief you’ve placed in me to take your senior photos!  🙂 Karen, THANK YOU, for trusting me to create Haley’s senior portraits,  I’m thrilled that you are so happy with her portraits! Thank you for choosing Seniors By Pam Long Photography!

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Visitors – thank you for taking the time to read and view this blogpost about this incredible high school senior.  If you are ever in need of photography services, I’d love the chance to talk with you.  Here’s a little more info about us….. Whether you choose to be photographed in our studio, on location or along the quaint streets of our own beautiful historic town, you will truly enjoy your experience with Pam Long Photography. Clients enjoy a variety of portraiture, from maternity and babies, to children and families, high school seniors, pets, business headshots and special events. Whatever occasion life blesses you with, we will help you capture and document those moments to cherish for generations to come. To receive information about what we offer and how we can meet your needs, please contact us at 410.988.5563 or email us at pam@pamlongphotography.com to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to transforming your memories into your favorite works of art!




The Power of the Purse events…

3 06 2015

Helping Others: Raising funds for the Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center

(disclaimer, hold on to your hats, this post is 4 events wrapped in to one blogpost! But there is a method to my madness…all of these events lead up to the fun Power of the Purse event on Monday, June 8th)

There have been many great events promoting June 8th’s, Power of the Purse event, benefitting the Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center.  Be sure to mark your calendars for one of the most fun events of the year, “The Power of the Purse,” held at Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz in Columbia, MD.  You do NOT want to miss it!

More than 1400 gently used and vintage purses will be available for cash and carry! New and Designer handbags, filled with goodies, will be included in their incredible Silent Auction. VIP guest, handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando will be selling her beautiful designs, while Horseshoe Casino will bring unexpected surprises! Wine Tasting will be provided by Iron Bridge Wine Company, accompanied by light fare from Chuy’s, a Mexican Restaurant coming to Howard County in 2016.  Event is FREE (suggested donation $5) – no ticket required.
A huge thank you to Her Mind Magazine for hosting this event again this year.  As with any event, it takes tremendous effort and time, by many people, and it’s great that Her Mind leads the charge.  Pam Moss, of Her Mind Magazine and Michelle Wildman, of Wildman Events, have been working tirelessly coordinating everything leading up to The Power of the Purse. Thank you to all involved!
I’m sharing photos from several events leading up to The Power of the Purse.  I’m happy to say that Pam Long Photography will a sponsor again this year for the main event and hope to see you there.

Howard County Launch Party

In March, the Howard County Welcome Center hosted the Launch Party to celebrate the New Official Howard County Visitors and Residents Guide.  The delicious Elkridge Furnace Inn catered the afternoon event.  The Wine Bin supplied the drinks and guests had the opportunity to donate their gently used purses, win raffle prizes, network with fellow residents and business people and even tour the new Howard County Police Museum which is housed in the Visitor Center.  Here are some of the photos from this fun event.
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Food was generously provided by Elridge Furnace Inn…
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A huge thank you to The Wine Bin for supplying drinks throughout the evening.
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Anita Broccolino, Michelle Wildman and Beth Ditman….
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Anita manning the Power of the Purse table while Joan Eve, of Joan Eve’s Collectibles filled out her raffle tickets…
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…and it ended up being the WINNING raffle ticket! Congrats, Joan! 😀
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Attendees took advantage of the opportunity and checked out the Police Museum, located in the same building as the Visitor’s Center. Dee Cunningham of Cunningham Studios, Mary Klett, and Teri Carpenter, both from Howard County Chamber of Commerce, were fortunate enough to be able to speak with one of our favorite local police officers, Travis! Thank you for keeping us safe, Travis!
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I enjoyed chatting with Mike and Jane Johnson, of the Judge’s Bench! (Is that a gingerbread girl photo-bombing?!)
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Getting ready to pull more raffle tickets….
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Benny Gordon, of Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation, took a few minutes to explain the important role is foundation plays with educating.
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Natalie Swirdovich of Pandora in The Mall in Columbia, and Beth Ditman, of Her Mind Magazine and Custom Media Options.

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Macy’s by Appointment

Macy’s hosted an event and gave people a chance to come by, donate a purse and meet their amazing Personal Shopper, Annamarie deGregorio! You definitely need to check her out and enjoy the service she extends to Macy’s customers.  Be sure to ask about Macy’s by Appointment next time you’re at Macy’s and meet Annamarie.
Catered by the delicious Seasons 52 restaurant, fantastic raffle prizes and great company, it was a fun evening!
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Vic Broccolino, former President and CEO of Howard County General Hospital, and Vincent Sharps, Executive Vice President and CMO of Sir Speedy, BWI.
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Elaine Northrop poses with Michelle Wildman and Annamarie deGregorio, the amazing, resourceful and knowledgable personal shopper at Macy’s. Ask for Macy’s By Appointment and introduce yourself the Annamarie!
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The beautiful Anita Broccolino and Michelle Wildman! Love them!
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Pretty In Pink, Turf Valley

In April, hundreds of women shopped, sipped champagne, and dined the afternoon away with unlimited pink champagne for a good cause! These lovely ladies had over 50 vendors to choose from to engage is some retail therapy. There were delicious hors d’oeuvres and a served luncheon, followed by a fashion show which featured clothing provided by Chezelle’sOctavia II, and Simply Divine Boutique!
Horseshoe Casino sponsored the unlimited Pink Champagne for all of the philanthropic women and surprised all attendees with gorgeous pink pashminas! We were treated like royalty!
Horseshoe Casino was the wonderful Pink Champagne Sponsor! Thank you, Randy Goldman and your incredible staff!
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Kathy McClellan and Kara Windebank of Red Birch Design, a phenomenal home-staging business, pose with these beautiful show girls!
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Vendors and boutique owners are getting ready for the hundreds of shoppers!
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The very beautiful and smart business woman, Betsy Wendell, of Octavia, along with the Horseshow showgirls, show off the gorgeous silver cuff bracelets designed by Michael Galmer.
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I loved meeting these ladies…..
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 Randy Goldman and the stunning ladies!
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The table settings were beautiful….
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Okay, seriously, how beautiful is this room?!  Horseshoe Casino surprised all of the guests with a pink pashmina for EVERYONE!!
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The Hills of Milltown 5K Challenge

What a perfect day to have the 5th Annual race!  It was a gorgeous, sunny, breezy day – perfect weather to help us conquer the hills along this challenging course.  Volunteers arrived early and ready to help.  Local high school kids, residents, business owners were also there to lend a hand and help when needed.

This 5K was presented by the Ellicott City Historic District Partnership (ECHDP) to benefit beautification projects in the historic district of Ellicott City and Blossoms of Hope in support of the Claudia Mayer Cancer Resource Center.

Thank you, everyone, for working together for another great cause!

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A little pre-race photo shoot with dad…

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Dave Carney, owner of The Wine Bin, convinced his daughter to hang with him for the entire hilly route.  Right before the finish line, he doused her with a bottle of water and sprinted to the finish to beat her!!

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He just about knocked her out with his celebratory finish!
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As you can see, he wasn’t too excited about it! 😀
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The results 🙂 …….

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 All in good fun!
Thank you to everyone who participated in these fundraising events! Every one of you is truly awesome! We are united in our efforts to stamp out cancer once and for all! Together, we can make a difference!
We hope to see you soon!
Please remember, an incredibly fun event: The Power of the Purse!!  June 8th, Power of the Purse, benefitting the Claudia Mayer/Tina Broccolino Cancer Resource Center.  Be sure to mark your calendars for one of the most fun events of the year, “The Power of the Purse,” held at Sub-Zero & Wolf Showroom by Fretz in Columbia, MD.  You do NOT want to miss it!




Allyson’s Class of 2015 Senior portraits, Howard High School

13 02 2015

For Allyson’s consultation, during both of her photo shoots and for her Portrait Premiere,  her family was there throughout the entirety and made the experience even more fun!  It doesn’t happen often, but I love when mom and dad, and in this case, beautiful younger sister, comes along to enjoy the Senior Experience.

Allyson is part of our Class of 2015 Senior Spokesmodel team; she attends Howard High School.  She’s quite a remarkable young lady.  She’s beautiful (but doesn’t seem to know it), she’s kind, and intelligent!  She plays Varsity field hockey and lacrosse, and she runs indoor track in the winter!  She is her school’s executive secretary in their Student Government Association.  She is in NHS and the National Spanish Honor Society, as well. Allyson also interns at a pediatrician’s office. And, she is going to be attending Brown University this fall! WOW!!  Congratulations, Allyson!

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Allyson was up for anything and really fell into place nicely in front of the camera.  We also had a little shopping spree at one of our favorite boutiques on Main Street, Sweet Elizabeth Jane and courtesy of SEJ, Allyson was able to model some of their clothes and accessories!

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I was very touched when I received an email from Allyson with these very kind words:

“Having Pam Long take my senior portraits was one of the best decisions I have made during my senior year! It was truly a unique experience that I believe I would have struggled to find anywhere else. Pam made me feel like the most beautiful and important girl in the world throughout the entire photography process, and I wish I could do it all over again! My mom’s favorite part was watching the slideshow with all of the photos in it. The beautiful pictures matched with sentimental music brought an unmeasurable amount of emotion with them. Pam’s photos capture a moment in time that my family and I will never forget. Thanks Pam, you are simply the best!  I was overjoyed when my dad brought my pictures home, and I can’t wait to share them with everyone else.  Thank you again!”

Allyson, you are welcome.  It was very much my pleasure!  Thank YOU!  I am glad that you chose Pam Long Photography and thrilled to have gotten to know you. So excited that you’re part of our Class of 2015 Spokesmodel team! I know you’re going to continue to shine in college.  I hope you pop in to say hi whenever you’re home on break. 😀

Chris and Mike, thank you so very much for the honor of creating your daughter’s senior portraits.  Thank you, also, for hanging out with us during her photo shoots!  Your daughters are truly sweet, beautiful and intelligent young ladies; I know you are proud! 🙂

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Visitors – thank you for taking the time to read and view this blogpost about this awaesome high school senior.  If you are ever in need of photography services, I’d love the chance to talk with you.  Here’s a little more info about us…..

Whether you choose to be photographed in our studio, on location or along the quaint streets of our own beautiful historic town, you will truly enjoy your experience with Pam Long Photography. Clients enjoy a variety of portraiture, from maternity and babies, to children and families, high school seniors, pets, business headshots and special events. Whatever occasion life blesses you with, we will help you capture and document those moments to cherish for generations to come.

To receive information about what we offer and how we can meet your needs, please contact us at 410.988.5563 or email us at pam@pamlongphotography.com to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to transforming your memories into your favorite works of art!

 

 

 

 

 





Historic Ellicott City’s Midnight Madness…..so FUN!

17 12 2014

Greetings all! This is Tracy, Pam’s sidekick writing to you. We’ve been looking forward to sharing our experience of Ellicott City’s Midnight Madness this year! Wow! What a fantastic night! Despite the drizzling rain, we had a wonderful turnout! Thank you to all the awesome people that came to visit us at our studio, Pam Long Photography! We were graced with the presence of some local politicians- Alan Kittleman, Jon Weinstein and Courtney Watson!  They jovially participated in our fun photo booth! Check out our awesome pictures of these wonderful people!

Pam took some beautiful photographs of the annual tree lighting at the Howard County Visitors Center. The weather was no deterrent for the impressive crowd that came to witness this Historic Ellicott City tree lighting.  The stores were full of shoppers up and down Main Street! Journey for Junk was standing room only! There was a very festive air on the street that night that was contagious to all! We were hoping to be able to run up and down Main Street, taking photographs in each of the wonderful stores and restaurants, however, the good news is, we were too busy with beautiful visitors to leave the studio. Yea! Go Pam Long Photography! We were so happy to see many of our treasured clients and friends and were thrilled to meet many new people!

Hello Santa Claus! The Thomas Isaac Log Cabin, located on Upper Main Street, near the Wine Bin, was where Santa was visiting sweet little children at his satellite workshop. We love Santa! How wonderful!

The incredibly talented Madrigal Singers from both Mt. Hebron and Long Reach High Schools filled the night with beautiful music – Christmas carols that also filled me with joy and peace. We were also graced to hear The Pride of Baltimore Chorus! What a gift these ladies have! These talented women opened the evening, singing during the lighting of the Christmas tree. Thank you all for singing for us – what a blessing it was to all of us here in Ellicott City.

To all of our well-loved clients and friends – old and new – we loved spending time with you and creating adorable photos in our PLP photo booth. Thank you for the opportunity to photograph you and your families and for the gift of your friendship. We wish you a very safe and peaceful Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

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Chris Miles, from M&T Bank…

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Countdown to the tree lighting…

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The wonderful Pride of Baltimore Chorus…

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THANK YOU TO EVERYONE for making Midnight Madness an incredibly fun and memorable night!

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Visitors – thank you for taking the time to read and view this blogpost about this incredible and beautiful high school senior.  If you are ever in need of photography services, I’d love the chance to talk with you.  Here’s a little more info about us…..

Whether you choose to be photographed in our studio, on location or along the quaint streets of our own beautiful historic town, you will truly enjoy your experience with Pam Long Photography. Clients enjoy a variety of portraiture, from maternity and babies, to children and families, high school seniors, pets, business headshots and special events. Whatever occasion life blesses you with, we will help you capture and document those moments to cherish for generations to come.

To receive information about what we offer and how we can meet your needs, please contact us at 410.988.5563 or email us at pam@pamlongphotography.com to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to transforming your memories into your favorite works of art!

 

 

 





Family portraits at the Baltimore Harbor

28 11 2014

I don’t even know how to start this blogpost…..I’ve known Vanessa for several years now.  We met through the Maryland Professional Photographer’s Association years ago when we both had photography studios in Howard County.  She was the go-to photographer in Howard County for high school seniors, created incredible family portraits for her clients and has an immense wealth of info between her ears about photography and business! 🙂 After having her sweet baby boy, she decided to retire from the photography industry and move into another direction. I’ve learned so much from her and thankful for our friendship.  When she contacted me recently to create their new family portraits, I was elated…and honored…and nervous!! 😀

We are all familiar with (& live) the cliche’ that time flies…and it does…and Vanessa did not want another moment to go by without celebrating their family. When we got together for their portrait consultation, she had a lot of ideas. We were able to discuss them and really design a session that fit their needs and worked well for their family.  We were happy to be able to schedule their photo shoot during the time that Vanessa’s parents would be in town.  I was so happy to be able to create their extended family portrait along with Vanessa and Daniele’s family portrait.

Vanessa and I scoped out lots of different, potential locations throughout Baltimore a couple of weeks prior to their portrait session.  It was a great excuse to get a good walk in, catch up and find the perfect locations for their family.

The day of their shoot…wow, such a fun time with their awesome, beautiful family!  The weather was PERFECT, which photographers always hope for, but never count on. 🙂 The style and color choices of their clothes couldn’t have fit more perfectly into the Baltimore Harbor backdrop.  Talk about color harmony…..fantastic job, Vanessa and Karen!

“Dear Pam,  My heart is overwhelmed with how beautifully you photographed our family during our recent family portrait session in Baltimore! To see the natural expressions and playfulness that we enjoy on a daily basis actually captured in professional portraits brought tears to my eyes. (Okay, who are we kidding – I wept a little bit.) You took the time to listen to what we envisioned for our family and made it a reality. The investment we made by choosing you as our family photographer is worth every dollar! My heart is full.” Vanessa Ard

Vanessa and Daniele, thank you so much for choosing me to create your new family portraits.  It meant the world to me and I’m thrilled that you are so happy with the results. I know what it meant to you and I admire you for being so vulnerable and allowing me into the the intimate setting of your family. Love you both!

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I do believe this will become a 50″ or 60″ framed canvas in my studio!  I love this!

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These are such personal, beautiful images of mom and son.

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Karen is a sweet, fun and very beautiful teenager!

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Check out his personality! 🙂

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Seriously cute…

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He’s so fast, his feet don’t even touch the ground…

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Visitors – thank you for taking the time to read and view this blogpost about this wonderful family.  If you are ever in need of photography services, I’d love the chance to talk with you.  Here’s a little more info about us…..

Whether you choose to be photographed in our studio, on location or along the quaint streets of our own beautiful historic town, you will truly enjoy your experience with Pam Long Photography. Clients enjoy a variety of portraiture, from maternity and babies, to children and families, high school seniors, pets, business headshots and special events. Whatever occasion life blesses you with, we will help you capture and document those moments to cherish for generations to come.

To receive information about what we offer and how we can meet your needs, please contact us at 410.988.5563 or email us at pam@pamlongphotography.com to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to transforming your memories into your favorite works of art!





What’s going on in Ellicott City and Howard County?

26 11 2014

Happy Thanksgiving to you all! We hope that you have a wonderful holiday – filled with lots of love and good food! (full bellies and full hearts) 🙂

There are several exciting things happening in Ellicott City and Howard County that I wanted to let you know about:

There are a couple of local Turkey Trots that I thought you might be interested in! The Turkey Trot Charity 5K sponsored by the The Dancel Family Center Y  at 8:30am starting at Long Gate Parkway.  We participated in this last year and will be there again tomorrow….wish it would be like this past Monday’s nice, balmy weather…but we will manage. 😉

Another fun option is the 11th annual 5K and 1 mile run at Catonsville High School. All proceeds benefit CHS Cross Country Program and the philanthropic causes they support.  Our friends at Portalli’s and the Diamondback Tavern are sponsoring this great event. Come join the fun and burn some calories before the big feast!

If you’re participating in the Turkey Trots, don’t forget to record the Macy’s Day Parade! 🙂

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Everyone loves contributing to Toys for Tots! We are an official drop off location.  So, if you are local or just venturing down to Historic Elllicott City for some fabulous shopping, you can help bring joy to an underprivileged child by donating a toy that they will receive for Christmas this year! Drop off your new toys to Pam Long Photography, located in the Howard House, 8202 Main Street, Ellicott City, Md. 21043. As an added bonus, if you bring your toy receipt, we will match your cost (up to $100) in a gift card to our studio. You can gift this gift card to a loved one or use it for yourself for beautiful portraits. Pam is an international award winning photographer and was voted Howard County’s Best Photographer for 2013!  In addition, the Salon Marielle, also located on Main Street in Ellicott City, is offering gift cards for 20% off your next color treatment with your donations! We have these gift cards at Pam Long Photography and will be giving them to the first 15 people that donate toys! We can’t wait to see you!

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Food drive – Salon Marielle is partnering with Emory Methodist Church to help fill their food pantry and help local families in need! Please bring in a nonperishable item to Salon Marielle and receive 10% any one retail item. (excludes Aveda prepackaged gift sets.)

And finally,  Midnight Madness is just around the corner! Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping and come enjoy the festivities in Historic Ellicott City!  Stores, boutiques and restaurants will be open until midnight on Friday, December 5, 2014.  Beverages, treats and special offers throughout town! Don’t miss the annual Christmas tree lighting,  at 6 pm at the Howard County Welcome Center.  Free shuttle service from 6pm-12am.  Santa at the Log Cabin from 4-8, located at the top of Main Street next to The Wine Bin.  Babysitting services offered at Roger Carter Center. Vote for your favorite store window displays. Details can be found here.  Be sure to stop by the studio and say hello! 🙂

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Visitors – thank you for taking the time to read and view this blogpost.  If you are ever in need of photography services, I’d love the chance to talk with you.  Here’s a little more info about us…..

Whether you choose to be photographed in our studio, on location or along the quaint streets of our own beautiful historic town, you will truly enjoy your experience with Pam Long Photography. Clients enjoy a variety of portraiture, from maternity and babies, to children and families, high school seniors, pets, business headshots and special events. Whatever occasion life blesses you with, we will help you capture and document those moments to cherish for generations to come.

To receive information about what we offer and how we can meet your needs, please contact us at 410.988.5563 or email us at pam@pamlongphotography.com to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to transforming your memories into your favorite works of art!

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Pam’s Photographic Image accepted into the Loan Collection in the International Print Competition

13 08 2014

PRESS RELEASE

Local Photographer’s Work Goes to International Exhibition 
Pam Long of Pam Long Photography is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography.

Ellicott City, Maryland, August 13, 2014— A Photograph created by Pam Long of Pam Long Photography in Ellicott City, has recently been accepted into the Loan Collection of Professional Photographers of America’s 2014 International Photographic Competition. Long’s work will be on display at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee Feb. 1-3, 2015. This International Photographic Exhibition is held in conjunction with Imaging USA, an annual convention and expo for professional photographers and several photographic associations.

A panel of 45 eminent jurors from across the United States selected the top photographs from nearly 5,000 total submitted entries at Gwinnett Technical College in Georgia. Judged against a standard of excellence, just over 1,800 images were selected for the General Collection and 918 (roughly 18 percent) were selected for the esteemed Loan Collection—the best of the best. The Loan Collection images will all be published in the much-anticipated “Loan Collection” book and over 200 selected General Collection images will be published in the “Showcase” book by Marathon Press.

Titled “But I Don’t WANNA Smile”, Long’s photograph will be in the International Photographic Exhibition alongside other top photographic works from the competition and traveling and special invitational displays. These images constitute one of the world’s largest annual exhibits of professional photography gathered simultaneously under one roof.

About PPA: 
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the largest international non-profit association created by professional photographers, for professional photographers. Almost as long-lived as photography itself, PPA has roots that date back to 1869. It assists more than 27,000 members through protection, education and resources for their continued success. See how PPA helps photographers be more at ppa.com.

Contact: Pam Long
410.988.5563

pam@pamlongphotography.com

International Print Competition Pam Long Photography

 

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Whether you choose to be photographed in our studio, on location or along the quaint streets of our own beautiful historic town, you will truly enjoy your experience with Pam Long Photography. Clients enjoy a variety of portraiture, from maternity and babies, to children and families, high school seniors, pets, business headshots and special events. Whatever occasion life blesses you with, we will help you capture and document those moments to cherish for generations to come. To receive information about what we offer and how we can meet your needs, please contact us at 410.988.5563 to set up a complimentary consultation. We look forward to transforming your memories into your favorite works of art!