- Business: Christine Anne Photography
- Contact: 630-399-4430 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Submitted by: Christine Soto, portrait artist
When and how did your business get started?
I have owned a camera most of my life, and as far back as I can remember have been taking pictures to capture life's memories. When marriage and children came, my camera followed, from our first years together, to our first child, and to our current crazy-busy household of six!
I ventured into the digital world in 2009 and soon began fielding requests for pictures from family and friends. Things just kept building from there, and my portrait business became a reality in the fall of 2010.
What is your business best known for?
I have become known for children's photography, with one emphasis being on newborn portraiture. I usually work in the new parents' home, setting up a mini studio and holding a portrait session where everyone is comfortable. I also specialize in "littles" (babies, toddlers, and little folks), wigglers (those who refuse to sit still, or who don't want their picture taken), and special needs kids.
Why did you choose the town you did to open your business?
I love working from home; it gives me the flexibility I need to work with my clients, most of whom are little and like to take naps. I've worked all hours of the day, but I'm still waiting to schedule an appointment for 3 a.m. when the parents know their newborn will actually be sleeping soundly!
What's something interesting about your business your customers might not know?
For a portrait session, one of my teenage sons, or my football-player-sized husband, may show up to help lug my gear around. This could include ladders, barstools, picture frames—you name it!
Does your business offer a special deals card or program?
I love repeat customers, whom I offer 20% off all of their future photo sessions. Forever.
I'm also very flexible in crafting a portrait session to your specific needs, be it time, place, or financial constraints, so please contact me if you're at all interested in a session!
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