Monday, March 16, 2009

Only 15 days left!

Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to participate in our 3rd Annual Beautiful Baby Contest.  All children from birth to 10 years are welcome to enter.  We will be giving away 3 $500 savings bonds to our first place winners as well as numerous portrait packages.  A $25 donation to Operation Smile is the only requirement to participate.  Last year we collected over $1000 for our favorite charity and gave away $1500 in savings bonds.  Children must be photographed no later than March 31st 2009 to be eligible.  Call today to schedule your appointment.

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Thursday, March 5, 2009

Celebrate Life

We just started a new gallery in our
MySpace photos of our mommies to be.

The gallery is called Celebrate Life.
Be sure to check it out and let us know your favorites!

Want to set up your own Mommy To Be Photo Shoot,
call (574) 232-2003 or (800) 335-4823
for information on our sessions!

Pictures above are Joe & Liz due April 8, 2009
with a baby girl to be named Julianna Michele

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

2009 Beautiful Baby Contest - Enter Now!

Our 2009 Beautiful Baby Contest has officially started!

All children ages Infant - 10 years are welcome to enter.
Must be photographed by March 31, 2009.

There is a $25 Donation Fee per child
All entry fees are donated to Operation Smile
For more information on this wonderful organization,
please visit
Last year with your help, we were able to
donate over $1,000!

Not only does the Beautiful Baby Contest support an
amazing cause but your child could win some great prizes!

The children are divide into 3 categories:
Infant, Toddler & Child

1st Place in each category wins a $500 Savings Bond!
2nd & 3rd place in each category will win a
Modeling Portfolio valued over $180.
There are also 2 Honorable Mention Awards!

A McDonald Studio Sales Associate will choose the best
portrait from your child's session which will be displayed
on our web site and in our
University Park Mall Display (located in front of Macy's).
During the month of April, voting online or at the mall
will be open to the general public.

There is no purchase besides the donation fee necessary.
All entrants will receive 10% off our Special Events pricing!

For more information:
call (574) 232-2003 or (800) 335-4823
or email questions to:

Portraits of last year's winners can be found in our
MySpace Gallery

A big thanks goes out to our 2009 Contest Sponsors:
Gene's Camera Store
Optima Life Coaching
Erskine Family Dentistry
Quality Printers
Key Bank

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Monday, February 16, 2009

The Easter Animals are Here!

It's once again that exciting time of year when the
baby chicks, bunnies & lambs visit McDonald Studio!

Don't miss out on this adorable Portrait Session!

March 12, 13 & 14 Only!
Sessions are limited and book very fast!
Call Today to reserve your child's session.
574-232-2003 or 800-335-4823

All Sessions require a prepaid $25.00 Reservation Fee.
Have your credit card and calendar ready or stop by our
downtown South Bend location to set up your appointment:
326 Lincoln Way West South Bend, IN 46601

All Easter Portraits will be taken at our Ironwood location:
5737 South Ironwood Drive South Bend, IN 46614

Be sure to check out more Easter Portraits from
2008 in our MySpace Gallery.
Easter Mall Display will be coming soon!

Current Kids Club Members receive
10% off Special Event Pricing.

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Thursday, February 12, 2009

Happy Valentine's Day

Our first Kids Club event this year was everything Valentine's Day

Be sure to check out the rest of the photos in our Kids Club Gallery
on our MySpace page:

Next month's Kids Club will be on Friday, March 27
and will be a Spring Theme

For more information on joining our Kids Club Program:
Call 574-232-2003 or 800-335-4823

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Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Bridal Spectacular 2009

We participated in the 24th annual Bridal spectacular this past weekend. Susan and Sarah had a wonderful time meeting with prospective clients and visiting with other wedding vendors. It was a very successful event with a wonderful turnout! It was nice to be able to showcase our work in an environment with such interest. Thank you for all who visited with us that day and we look forward to working with you in the future!

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Friday, October 17, 2008

Pumpkin Patch Photos

Last Sunday was a perfect day for taking pictures at the Pumpkin Patch. Peter and Laina had so much fun with all the families and children who came out there! Be sure to check out more of their favorite photos in our Myspace gallery and let us know which is your favorte.

We still have appointments available for this upcoming Sunday, October 19. There is no charge for us to take your pictures and there is no obligation to purchase anything- you can't beat that! All sessions are taken on a first come basis but we also offer the option to reserve a time slot to avoid waiting in line. There are still a few slots open. We ask that you pay a $25 Reservation Fee that will be applied towards your order if you would like to take advantage of this option. We hope to see more smiling faces this Sunday!

"The Patch" is located at 3575 Bertrand Road in Niles, MI. There is a $10 park entrance fee per car. McDonald Studio will be taking pictures out there Sunday, October 19 from 12 - 5.

Call the studio for more information: 800-335-4823 or 574-232-2003

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