People’s Choice Contest – Best of 2015! | Holly, Michigan Photographer

GASP! SAY IT AIN’T SO! Has it really been nine years?

And believe me there have been lots of changes – mostly good – over the last 9 years. When I look back, I can hardly believe that a fresh-faced, wet-behind-the-ears 24-year-old girl, took a little dream and made a go for it in a really big way.

Now – 9 crazy years, a husband, home, and two kids later – I’m still as amazed as ever to be meeting such wonderful people to photograph. Weddings, babies, high school seniors, families – you name it, I’ve captured it! And I just count myself the luckiest gal in the land to spend so much time with people who value my work and trust me to capture the most important events in their lives. In doing so, you have helped me realize my biggest wish and helped it to come true.

Each year I go back through every client’s files, revisiting them and the portraits I’ve captured and hold a little contest. It’s one of the things I look forward to each  year. Every year it’s so hard. They all hold a special place in my heart.

Voting will begin today and end close at 6:30 p.m. on January 22 – 7 days from now. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places :)

Whoever receives the most votes, will receive a 16×20 canvas of the winning image as well as a free full in-studio or on-location session of their choice! The winning image will also be used on my Web site – www.photosbymcdonald.com – as well as be used for my business cards!

The second place winner will receive an 11×14 mounted print of the winning image and half-off an in-studio or on-location session. Third place will also receive half-off an full in-studio or on-location session as well!

So get out there and tell all of your family and friends to come over and VOTE, VOTE, VOTE! It’s my way of giving each and every one of you a great big hug for all you’ve done. I can’t wait to see who wins and what the next year will bring!

(Now keep in mind, voters can only vote ONCE from each computer, so it’s fair. And I’d love to hear your thoughts! Leave me a message or subscribe to receive my blog updates (over on the right-hand side under “email subscription”.) I’d love to keep in touch with each and every one of you!

I hope wherever you find yourself this New Year, you take a moment to dream of the impossible – then make it happen. Quite often what we think is impossible can happen if we want it bad enough! Happy 2016!

Here are last year’s winners Reagan and Danielle:

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Without further ado, here are the nominees for Best of 2015! (Click on the photo to see it larger.) Good luck!

1. Maria

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2. Payton

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3. Vaishali and Randall

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4. Kaitlyn

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5. Abby

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6. Reid

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7. Mackenzie

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8.Dilon

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9. Haley and Ella

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10. Madison

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11. Rylee

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12. Sara and David

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13. Stacey and Theron

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14. Matt and Dean

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15. Melissa and Jordan

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17. Jorden and Paul

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18. Allisen and Dan

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19. Carla and Chuck

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20. Zachary

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21. Ryan, Riley and Reese

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22. Lauren and Brandon

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23. Caylin

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24. Ashley

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25. Kristin

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26. Lola and Pete

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27. Peyton

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28. Heather and Nate

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29.Brantley

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30. Samantha and Jason

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