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Glamorous | North Andover Senior Photographer

There’s been puppies and happy tails wagging around the studio lately. We are now offering pet portraits and what fun that has been! As a change of pace we scheduled some girly fun. Gorgeous Rosie came to model some fun make up and a new lighting set up for me. Look at that perfect skin and hair fit to be in a shampoo commercial. This girl can do some professional modeling, wouldn’t you agree? A talented make up artist and a dear friend of mine Candi Skiba let her creative juices flow on this one. Blue feather lashes anyone?


Your Smile can make a Difference | North Andover Photography Studio


We thought you would want to know about a very special promotion we will be participating in with an elite group of photographers from around the country.  On April 21, 2012 we will host “Celebration of Smiles Day” a wonderful opportunity for you to update individual portraits of your family members and at the same time support the work of Operation Smile, which treats children around the world who suffer with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities.

Along with other participating members of Professional Photographers of America (PPA), we have pledged to donate 100% of each $24 donation made to PPA Charities, which has chosen Operation Smile as its charitable partner.

 Recording the smiles of children and their families is our greatest pleasure. That’s why we believe so strongly in the work of Operation Smile. Each year this incredible organization of more than 5,000 volunteer doctors, nurses, dentists, and special­ized health care professionals, perform free reconstructive surgeries for children suffering with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities.

 Every three minutes a child somewhere in the world is born with a facial deformity. One in ten will not survive to see their first birthday. Those who do survive often live in isolation and pain. More than 100,000 children are born with a facial deformity each year in Operation Smile’s 26 partner countries.

We hope you will join with us in helping to make this vital work possible.  As always . . . we look forward to creating some truly wonderful portraits of you or your family members.

To schedule your session appointment, please call us today at 978.686.3543.

Event will be held at Big Picture Framing Store in North Andover (rte 114, next to Starbucks)



[…] In one week, Big Picture Framing will be participating in Operation Smile with Hana Portrait Design Studio. Here’s how it works: come in to our North Andover store on April 21 between 10 am and 3 pm and a professional photographer from Hana Portrait Design Studio will give you the gift of a desk portrait in exchange for a $24 donation to Operation Smile. They’re a highly regarded charity that provides free surgeries for children suffering with cleft lips, cleft palates and other facial deformities. As an added value, Big Picture will match your $24 if you custom frame your portrait. This is a great opportunity to help a child and receive a professional portrait while getting some custom framing done. Sessions will fill up quickly, so don’t get left out – schedule your session today at 978.686.3543. You can find out more here. […]

admin - April 10, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Hi Calli! Of course I remember Aren and his cake 🙂 I’d love to see you again. I have morning appointments open between 10 am and 12.45 pm. What time would work best for you?

Calli Towne - April 10, 2012 - 1:24 pm

Hi Hana,
I am not sure if you remember “Birthday Cake” Aren. We would love to be a part of this event and have you do photos of both boys if you have any more appointment times.


Spring is Here! | Andover Newborn Photographer

With 80 degrees in Boston in March it’s hard not to feel excited about Spring and Summer approaching. I was tempted to put away all winter clothing and start digging for shorts and summer dresses. But even though temperatures in the 80’s are not likely to stick around just yet the studio is ready for Spring and all the beauty it brings – sunshine, flowers, and happy faces. Our favorite outdoor locations are blooming with crocuses and daffodils. Wouldn’t that make a splendid picture for Mother’s Day? We are now scheduling April Spring Sessions.

This cutie pie came to the studio last month. Isn’t she just adorable?

Gilbert AZ Newborn Baby Photographer - March 23, 2012 - 12:07 pm

Such a sweet little baby!

Elizabeth | North Andover Baby Photographer

Adorable little Elizabeth at her 3 month session. We had so much fun! Beautiful baby, cute outfits, happy smiles and funny faces. What more could we wish for? Looking forward to seeing her and her sweet parents at her next session at 6 months!



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