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Vintage Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions Feb 5

We are proud to announce our first mini-session event at our new location. The event is a themed “Vintage Valentine’s Day”. Bring little girls dressed in simple, classic tops and pair with one of our tutus. Bring little boys in khaki or tweed pants or a blazer , and complete the look with a men’s fadora. The products will be exclusive to the event, and all at discounted prices. We will feature one of our Limited Edition storyboards, a themed album, and custom framing styled to the images. Mark your calendar and call us to book your free 20 minute session. We are limited to 15 sessions for this event. This limited edition event has an opening package of $99.

We will post sample images after the weekend so you can get a feel for the style.


2010 in review

The stats helpers at WordPress.com mulled over how our blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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The average container ship can carry about 4,500 containers. This blog was viewed about 22,000 times in 2010. If each view were a shipping container, your blog would have filled about 5 fully loaded ships.

 

In 2010, there were 71 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 188 posts. There were 373 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 109mb. That’s about 1 pictures per day.

The busiest day of the year was October 18th with 223 views. The most popular post that day was Shawn & Regina: The Beaumont Ranch Wedding.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were iveystudio.com, facebook.com, en.wordpress.com, mail.yahoo.com, and mhspantherbaseball.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for ivey photography midlothian, ivey photography, high school senior pictures, softball senior pictures, and ocean blue eyes.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

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Shawn & Regina: The Beaumont Ranch Wedding October 2010
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Ennis High School Senior Portraits: Samantha March 2009
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Grandview Junior High Cheerleading Photos: Abby February 2010

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Midlothian High School Senior Portraits: Jordy April 2009
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The Catch: MHS Freshman vs Midway Football Action Photos October 2009
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We’re Moving: 403 West Main St Studio Opening January 11th

UPDATE:  January 1, 2011.

We are no longer available at our old Ave. G location.  As of Monday, January 3rd, we will be without phone service during the early part of the week.  If you need to reach us, please use 214-794-8101 or email info@iveystudio.com.  The new studio on Main St will be closed until Tuesday January 11.  We look forward to sending out an open house and grand opening invitation.

We are putting the finishing touches on our new studio location this week.  If you live in Midlothian or have driven down Main St lately, you may have seen our progress.  A few touch-ups here, a few inspections there, and we should be ready to move in by the end of the year.  We will be closed the first week of the year while we clean up the dust and arrange the new wall displays, just so.  Here are a few photos from the job site.  Thanks to Olson Custom Homes and all of the wonderful contractors who helped us build this.

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The Lot on the day we purchased it

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Pouring the foundation

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Framing and Roof went on in about 3 days

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A view from inside the new camera room

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Same view from inside the camera room, after sheet rock

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A little paint helped it look almost finished

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Roger and Donnie pouring the footer for our sign

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A view of the entry way, after paint and texture

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A nice BIG work room for processing your portraits

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And ALMOST finished....


Gift Card Sale : 50% BONUS !

It may be too late to have your portrait made for Christmas Gifts, but it isn’t too late to give a portrait to your loved ones . . in a Gift Card!  Now, through Friday December 24, purchase any gift card over $200, and we’ll add 50% to the value.  Yep, your $200 is worth $300.  Your $1000 is worth $1500.  You name the price, and we’ll add 50% to it.  All you have to do is use your money before May 31, 2011.  Call 972-723-2464 to order, or come by the studio.  We are moving this week and next, so you’ll have to forgive the dust.

Offer expires December 24, 2010.  Gift Cards valid through May 31, 2011.  Not valid for wedding or event coverage.


Print Re-Order Special Starts Today!

If you had your portrait made here in 2010, and you just didn’t get everything you wanted, now you can.  Order any print you previously ordered in any size up to 8×10 for just $25!  4×5, 5×7, or 8×10, the choice is yours.  Just call or come by.  If you need an online gallery to see your images, we can do that.  COntact us at the studio by calling 972-723-2464.

In addition, we’ll take an additional 25% off any wall print (14-inch +) or gallery wrap canvas!  SO, if you missed out on “The Big One”, come on back!


Midlothian Tornado Photographs

A tornado is a common site in Texas, but not when it forms a few hundred yards outside your door.  Here are a few of the 43 photos we took during the 5 minutes this tornado was visible.

Midlothian Tornado Photographs

Midlothian Tornado Photographs

Midlothian Tornado Photographs

Midlothian Tornado Photographs


Snake in the Grass

Sometimes you have to watch where you walk on a photo session with us.  We go off the path, and today we found a friend.  I don’t know my snake species, but I assume this guy was harmless.  Maybe a rat snake or something similar.  Comment if you know.

Snake in the Grass