January 18th, 2013

December Photographer Contest!

It is with great pleasure that we present our finest… Congratulations to all of our December Bella Life and Bella Baby photography winners!

Taking 1st place for Bella Life this month is Carol DeAnda of [Illionis] top left,  for her shot of this glowing soon-to-be mom and dad:)  2nd place goes to Amy Bell [Arkansas] top right, for a truly magical image.  Our life photographers sure know how to capture treasured moments!  Bella Life Honorable Mentions are awarded to….  Paige Poelman [Illinois] 2nd row left; Amy Romberg [Illinois] 2nd row right; Becky Swanson [Illinois] 3rd row left; Karen Obrist [Washingon] 3rd row right; Jennifer Welenc [Illinois] 4th row left; Laura Manzano [Illinois] 4th row right; and Lauren Kennedy [Washington] 5th row.

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To see all of December Bella Life entries– go to www.bellababyphotography.com/login and enter password: decemberlife

First place winners receive a $75 gift card and second place winners receive a $50 gift card.

And last but certainly not least… Our December Bella Baby winners!   How you must have wowed the families with these photos!  Congratulations….

Tara Basta [Illinois] 1st row left, takes 1st Place for her gorgeous black and white image of this nestled little one:)  2nd Place goes to Jessica Dobson [New York] 1st row right.  Just look at that eye contact and great connection!

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With so many great shots to choose from this month, the following simply could not go without mentioning.  Honorable Mentions go to….

Tiffany Miller [Ohio] 1st row left; Mary Zarembski [Illinois] 1st row middle; Kimberly Scherer [Washington] 1st row right; Sarah Williams [Virginia] 2nd row left; Lauren Kennedy [Washington] 2nd row right; Laura Manzano [Illinois] 3rd row left; Kimberly Stotlar [Illinois] 3rd row right, Karen Obrist [Washington] 4th row left; Jenny Gegg [Nebraska] 4th row right; Carol DeAnda [Illinois] 5th row left; and Diane Koester [Washington] 5th row right.

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To see all of December Bella Baby entries– go to www.bellababyphotography.com/login and enter password: decemberbaby

First place winners receive a $75 gift card and second place winners receive a $50 gift card.

December 21st, 2012

November Parent Photo Contest

We want to see how our Bella babies are growing. Send us one of your favorite photos of your baby each month to secure your chance to win a free Bella Life sitting ($150 value). The sky is the only limitation to your imagination!
RULES AND GUIDELINES:
1. The child in the photo must have been photographed by Bella Baby Photography at birth.
2. The picture cannot be a professional photograph. Photos taken by Bella Baby or any other professional photographer will not be accepted.
3. Parents can enter one (1) photo per month. If the parent has never won before, they can continue to submit an entry each month.
4. Previous winners cannot win again.
5. To submit your entry, email it to parentcontest@bellababyphotography.com with “Parent Photo Contest” in the subject line. The email MUST INCLUDE: (1) your baby’s name  (2) mom’s name  (3) the hospital name, city and state that Bella Baby photographed the child
6. This is a monthly contest. The winner will be posted on our blog.
Good luck!!!  We cannot wait to see your photos.
AND JULY’S WINNER IS…
Congratulations to Donna Graves! She wins the June Parent Photo Contest. This is a photo of her son, David, meeting his new little sister, Kate, on her first day home from the hospital. Donna is awarded a Bella Life sitting. Bella Baby photographed both David and Kate at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY.

We want to see how our Bella babies are growing. Send us one of your favorite photos of your baby each month to secure your chance to win a free Bella Life sitting ($150 value). The sky is the only limitation to your imagination!

RULES AND GUIDELINES:

1. The child in the photo must have been photographed by Bella Baby Photography at birth.

2. The picture cannot be a professional photograph. Photos taken by Bella Baby or any other professional photographer will not be accepted.

3. Parents can enter one (1) photo per month. If the parent has never won before, they can continue to submit an entry each month.

4. Previous winners cannot win again.

5. To submit your entry, email it to parentcontest@bellababyphotography.com with “Parent Photo Contest” in the subject line. The email MUST INCLUDE: (1) your baby’s name  (2) mom’s name  (3) the hospital name, city and state that Bella Baby photographed the child

6. This is a monthly contest. The winner will be posted on our blog.

Good luck!!!  We cannot wait to see your photos.

AND NOVEMBER’S WINNER IS…

WINNER Ashley Taulbee

Congratulations to Ashley Taulbee! She is the winner of the November Parent Photo Contest. This is a photo of her son, Liam. Ashley is awarded a Bella Life sitting. Bella Baby photographed Liam at Southview Medical Center in Dayton, OH.

December 18th, 2012

November Photographer’s Contest

Contest Time!  Thank you to everyone who submitted entries for November.  It was a very close race indeed!  1st Place for Bella Life goes to Jennifer Welenc [Illinois] 1st row left.  2nd Place goes to Stephenie Lindsay [Pennsylvania] 1st row right.  Honorable Mentions go to Carol DeAnda [Illinois] 2nd row left, Karen Obrist [Washington] 2nd row right, and Karin Wilcox [Washington] 3rd row.

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To see all of November Bella Life entries– go to www.bellababyphotography.com/login and enter password: novemberlife

First place winners receive a $75 gift card and second place winners receive a $50 gift card.

In the Bella Baby Category, so many stunning black and whites this month!  Keep up the amazing work everyone!

Tiffany Diamond [Washington] 1st row left, takes 1st Place. What a touching image she captured.  2nd Place is awarded to Sarah Null [North Carolina] 1st row right, for her classic Bella shot; Love the depth of field and the beautiful composition.   And many more to mention this month…..

Laura Manzano [Illinois] 2nd row left, Stephanie Manzanowski [Illinois] 2nd row right, Karen Obrist [Washington] 3rd row left, Erin Drewitz [Chicago] 3rd row right, Catherine Siebert [Michigan] 4th row left, Amy Romberg [Illinois] 4th row right, and Andrea McClenning [Montana] 5th row.

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To see all of November Bella Baby entries– go to www.bellababyphotography.com/login and enter password: novemberbaby

First place winners receive a $75 gift card and second place winners receive a $50 gift card.

November 28th, 2012

October Parent Photo Contest

We want to see how our Bella babies are growing. Send us one of your favorite photos of your baby each month to secure your chance to win a free Bella Life sitting ($150 value). The sky is the only limitation to your imagination!
RULES AND GUIDELINES:
1. The child in the photo must have been photographed by Bella Baby Photography at birth.
2. The picture cannot be a professional photograph. Photos taken by Bella Baby or any other professional photographer will not be accepted.
3. Parents can enter one (1) photo per month. If the parent has never won before, they can continue to submit an entry each month.
4. Previous winners cannot win again.
5. To submit your entry, email it to parentcontest@bellababyphotography.com with “Parent Photo Contest” in the subject line. The email MUST INCLUDE: (1) your baby’s name  (2) mom’s name  (3) the hospital name, city and state that Bella Baby photographed the child
6. This is a monthly contest. The winner will be posted on our blog.
Good luck!!!  We cannot wait to see your photos.
AND JULY’S WINNER IS…
Congratulations to Donna Graves! She wins the June Parent Photo Contest. This is a photo of her son, David, meeting his new little sister, Kate, on her first day home from the hospital. Donna is awarded a Bella Life sitting. Bella Baby photographed both David and Kate at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, NY.

We want to see how our Bella babies are growing. Send us one of your favorite photos of your baby each month to secure your chance to win a free Bella Life sitting ($150 value). The sky is the only limitation to your imagination!

RULES AND GUIDELINES:

1. The child in the photo must have been photographed by Bella Baby Photography at birth.

2. The picture cannot be a professional photograph. Photos taken by Bella Baby or any other professional photographer will not be accepted.

3. Parents can enter one (1) photo per month. If the parent has never won before, they can continue to submit an entry each month.

4. Previous winners cannot win again.

5. To submit your entry, email it to parentcontest@bellababyphotography.com with “Parent Photo Contest” in the subject line. The email MUST INCLUDE: (1) your baby’s name  (2) mom’s name  (3) the hospital name, city and state that Bella Baby photographed the child

6. This is a monthly contest. The winner will be posted on our blog.

Good luck!!!  We cannot wait to see your photos.

AND OCTOBER’S WINNER IS…

WINNER Suzanne Olson

Congratulations to Suzanne Olson! She is the winner of the October Parent Photo Contest. This is a photo of her daughter, Alexandra. Suzanne is awarded a Bella Life sitting. Bella Baby photographed Alexandra at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, IL.

November 17th, 2012

October Photographer Contest!

Every month we look forward to seeing what talent we have amidst us!  Congratulations to all of our October Bella Baby and Bella Life Photography winners.

In our Bella Life category, 1st PLACE goes to Liz Reese of Richmond, VA, 1st row.  2nd PLACE is awarded to Becky Swanson [Illinois] 2nd row.

Let’s hear it for our Illinois photographers!  Honorable Mentions go to Laura Manzano [Illinois] 3rd row, Amy Romberg [Illinois] 4th row, and Carol DeAnda [Illinois] 5th row.

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To see all of October Bella Life entries– go to www.bellababyphotography.com/login and enter password: octoberlife

First place winners receive a $75 gift card and second place winners receive a $50 gift card.

And last but certainly not least….  Our Bella Baby winners!

1st PLACE for Bella Baby goes to Lauren Kennedy [Washingon] top left.  Lauren took 2nd place for her baby image in June; Congratulations on another win!  2nd PLACE goes to Jennifer Welenc [Illinois] top right, who is also one of our 2nd time winners; She wowed us in March with her Bella Life image.  Beautiful work girls!

October Honorable Mentions go to….

Abigail Junge [Chicago] 2nd row; April Stanley [Alabama] 3rd row; Joanna Moss [Montana] 4th row left; Jenna Reese [Pennsylvania] 4th row right; Stephenie Lindsay [Pennsylvania] 5th row; Stephanie Manzanowski [Illinois] 6th row, and Laura Coleman [Iowa] 7th row.

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To see all of October Bella Baby entries– go to www.bellababyphotography.com/login and enter password: octoberbaby

First place winners receive a $75 gift card and second place winners receive a $50 gift card.