Little James Holiday Session

Our favorite Little man, James, just loved our new Holiday set and  We had so much fun photographing him - take a look - and give us a call to schedule your session!

We photographed his mom and dad = Gretchen and Richard, when they were married and have been photographing him since he was born

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This is a link to the Facebook album of 13 photos

Happy New Year from Wally Spice Photography and WSP Seniors!

  A huge THANK YOU to all of our wonderful clients and friends for the fantastic year of 2011 in our business. Thank you all for your love, confidence, encouragement and support!

It was definitely a year of growth and change as we had our first full year in our new studio space in Warren! Julie and I had so much fun fixing it up, accumulating countless chairs, backgrounds, lights, props, office furnishings, etc. to make it our studio home and office area, and we LOVE it!  It has evolved so much since we first started and will always be a work in progress!  It was hectic, crazy, and busy at times but we loved every minute!

We still photographed about 20 weddings and enjoyed each and every one.  We had the best brides and grooms to work with and the most awesome locations.  We especially loved all the varying locations for Romantics, like our very favorite Urban Shoots in Detroit, which have become a specialty for us.

This is the year we really launched our High School Senior program in earnest.  Last year we photographed about 8 seniors, but this year that went to at least 65!!  Julie has been the creative mastermind behind this and I am so proud of her.  We all loved the fantastic Senior Safari  for our models in early May and this grew to so many fantastic sessions!  Everyone commented that we were so refreshingly different.  We designed a dedicated logo and name for our senior division and decided to give the seniors their own Facebook fan page.  It grew from just a handful to over 500 fans in a very short time!   We have separate albums for our major locations: Locations - Urban Shoot (Detroit),  Rochester,  Studio,  Sterling Heights, and Plymouth. Be sure to check out www.facebook.com/WSPseniors.wallyspicephotography We LOVE our fans!

We also enjoyed photographing quite a few babies, children and families, many from our former brides who will always enjoy free studio sessions (files and prints not included).  It is heartwarming to see our bridal couples become loyal clients and friends as their families grow. And we sincerely appreciate the referrals!

Our main Fan Page for Wally Spice Photography has also been very active and popular, especially for the weddings and portraits as well as some of the other unique events we photographed.  Be sure to check out www.facebook.com/wallyspicephotography We have links to our fan pages on the menu bar!

I am also so proud that both of Julie's sons (my grandsons) have been active this year working with us.  Aaron did a lot of assisting on the weddings, contributing some awesome images.  He also helped with some of the endless editing.  Steven has shown a great interest too, he loved photographing the high school football games and also assisted on some senior sessions.  This has truly been a family business and we all love it!

I do feel bad that this blog has not been as active this year as it has in the past years, it was an extremely busy year as we grew our horizons and our face book fan pages have taken up the slack, but this will be better next year. We are also looking to update and improve our actual website this year, but the blog will stay intact.

THANK YOU SO MUCH for your continuing support as we venture into another exciting year! We learned so much this great 2011, that 2012 will be even better and bigger!

HAPPY NEW YEAR -

Wally, Julie, Aaron, Steven

Food Collected for the Gleaners Food Banks in Warren Michigan

For our New Studio Open Houses, we offered a free photo with Santa and asked everyone, strictly voluntarily, to bring in some non perishable food to donate to the Gleaners Food Banks in our area. Well today we took everything in to the Warren Distribution center. We ended up with 190 pounds - which they say can feed at least 200 people! Thank you for your generosity! This is especially helpful a this time - when the temps are cold and holidays near!http://www.gcfb.org/site/PageServer?pagename=homepage

Food collected from the Wally Spice Photography Open houses for the Gleaners Food Banks

Food collected from the Wally Spice Photography Open houses for the Gleaners Food Banks

Food collected from the Wally Spice Photography Open houses for the Gleaners Food Banks

Food collected from the Wally Spice Photography Open houses for the Gleaners Food Banks

One more chance to have a free photo with Santa and see our new studio space

Our last 2 open houses for our Grand Opening of our New Studio space went very well - Thank you for your donations to the Gleaners food bank and thank you for coming in to see us.  Everyone loved Santa and their free photo and often we had a chance to take a few more candids around the studio. We had many say how much they enjoyed bringing their kids to visit Santa and many asked us if we were going to be doing it again. So...we are now answering with YES, for one last time, on Sunday, December 19th from noon until 3pm, we will be offering this again. We are asking you to bring a donation of food that we will be donating to the Gleaners Food Bank. And of course have a free photo with Santa.

Please see the details in the new flyer that I am attaching.  Hope to see you there!!

Flyer for a Santa Session at Wally Spice Photography Studio