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Memorial Day Special

  In honor of our troops we are offering a Memorial Day Special, $25 off package purchases plus 20% off collages. Present your Military ID and receive 10% off and a free session Too all the men and women that have served, currently serving, and given the ultimate sacrifice, we say THANK YOU!

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Portrait Creations 14 for $14 Valentine’s Day portrait special

Portrait Creations 14 for $14 Valentine’s Day portrait special

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your Valentine? Why not consider getting some custom portraits done together. Studio time can be quite expensive at  most portrait studios, but over this Valentine's Day we are bringing down our prices and offering a one-of-a-kind deal that runs from January 25 through to February 28. Our one-of-a-kind 14 portrait special for $14 will give you access to lots of photos of you and your loved one that you could share with your entire family, your friends and more. Create some fun custom shots with your pets or just get some professional photos done that...

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Happy New Year!

Thanks so much for allowing us to capture all your special moments in 2014 and we hope very much to see you all back here in the new year. Happy New Year!

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Personalized Holiday Portrait Gifts

Personalized Holiday Portrait Gifts

The holiday season is fast approaching. So, more than likely you’re looking forward to prepare or already preparing all those Christmas gifts you are going to give to your loved ones. Thinking about the gifts to give can be a bit confusing with everything going on during the holiday season. However, choosing the perfect gift to suit the tastes of those people is not as easy as it may sound. It could be very hard especially if you do not know their personal preferences. So, to make your search process easy, you may want to consider the availability of personalized holiday portrait gifts that Portrait...

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What to Wear for Your Holiday Family Portraits

What to Wear for Your Holiday Family Portraits

It is a fact that deciding what to wear for holiday family portraits requires time, effort and dedication to make sure that you will come up with the best possible results that you are expecting. According to research, what to wear for your holiday family portraits is considered as one of the biggest factors, especially when it comes in creating excellent holiday pictures. In choosing what to wear for your holiday family portraits, it is very imperative that you are aware and familiar about the best styles and designs of clothing that will fit with your taste, desire and personality. To...

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2014 Senior Portrait Gallery 1

2014 Senior Portrait Gallery 1

So many awesome high school seniors in the studio lately!!

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Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

A Wish Granted

We were very honored and humbled to donate our time and services to Make a Wish Foundation to preserve special memories. On Saturday June 28th, 2014, A special little guy, Christopher from Ft. Loramie,  had his special wish granted . Make a wish had contacted Paramount and arranged to bring the police car from the movie Transformers . They are taking Christopher a ride and rolling out the red carpet for him at the movie theatre here in Piqua to see the new Transformer's Movie. A Very special thanks to all for making this a very special day for Christopher! Tim Osborne (Make A Wish) , Miami...

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Check out these adorable kids!

Check out these adorable kids!

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day!

Your acts of selflessness and unconditional love for this country will never be forgotten. We salute our past and present veterans today and thank you for your dedication!

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2014 Easter Portraits

2014 Easter Portraits

Portrait Creations offers affordable Easter portraits and packages. Schedule today and get your portraits in about an hour!

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A Special Thanks

A Special Thanks

Here at Portrait Creations we believe our servicemen in the military are true heroes. That is why it is our pleasure to say "thank you" to them this month with our 'A Special Thanks' offer! This offer is good with any valid military identification. We want to show our appreciation to the men and women of the United States military with our offer this month, 'A Special Thanks'. For their services, past and present, the sacrifices they have made, and continue to make, for our country. This offer is valid for 20% off any package purchase to members of the military who present a valid military ID. Everyone...

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Valentine’s Day Portraits

Valentine’s Day Portraits

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and what can I love you more than that perfect Valentine's Day portrait with your loved one. Between January 26th and February 17th, Portrait Creations will be offering 14 portraits for $14 along with $5 off any new or renewal of our Club Creations membership. While it is true that a personalized gift is thoughtful gift, let Portrait Creations take the hassle and save time for you! We pride ourselves on client service and quality of our portraits. We like to treat every customer like they are family. Our ultimate goal is to capture real smiles...

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What to wear for your Holiday Portraits

What to wear for your Holiday Portraits

Holiday portraits add to the festivities and create a lasting legacy for generations to come. Looking your best is an important consideration when planning these life-long memories. Here are a few tips for what to wear. Consult photographer Check with us in advance to get an idea of what color backdrops the we may be using for your portraits. Also ask about props for various themes and sittings. Knowing how you will be posed can help you bring the most suitable clothing. Don't be afraid to bring a couple of outfits that you can change into. It helps to know in advance what to expect, including...

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Holiday Portraits

Outdoor Senior Portraits

Outdoor Senior Portraits

As a senior you realize this is it, your final year in school. Big decisions have been made or are in the final phase of being decided about your future adventures. But prior to long term goals there is a momentous occasion that happens only once, your high school graduation. Graduating high school is a ceremony within ceremonies because it marks the end of one cycle and the beginning of another. All around you can suddenly feel the world change while you are just standing still. With everything happening around you there is no time to waste. Your Senior portrait is a grand part of this ceremony....

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Children’s Photography Troy,Ohio

Portrait Creations is on of the  top photographer for Children's Photography fro Troy, Piqua, Sidney, Tipp City and surrounding areas....

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There’s Still Time to Enter

There’s Still Time to Enter

$500 cash! Now that I have your attention I wanted to give you a reminder that there is still time to enter our annual portrait contest and have chance at winning $500 cash.  Just imagine the things that you can do with that $500. Not sure what you can do with that $500 if you win it? Let me give you some ideas: New Flat screen TV  - Who doesn't want a bigger TV? Mini Vacation - Get those suitcases out and take a weekend trip somewhere. Children are optional. Buy a new wardrobe - School will be here before you know it, and as a parent I know that school clothes can get expensive Give...

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We Need Your Help!

Of the 5 options listed below what is the one you'd most like to see as our special theme next month? Head on over to our Facebook page and Comment the number to cast your vote!  If you share this post we'll share with you :)   free retouching on your themed session! 1. A few of my favorite things Let us photograph your child(ren) and their favorite toy(s). We don't want to forget the special things that mean so much to them at every stage of their lives! 2. Just beachy You bring their swimsuits we've got the sand! the possibilities are endless with our summer sessions. Don't...

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Newborn Portraits Troy, Ohio

This little guy was brought into our studio for his very first professional newborn portrait session by Mom and Grandma. Even though he had a rough start at life by spending his first few weeks in the hospital, he lit up our studio with pure cuteness! Even so young you can tell that he is a go with the flow kind of guy, he let us pose him however we wanted and didn't object at all. In fact he slept through most of it. But this little guy  did surprise mommy with a few portrait with his little eyes wide open like she wanted.

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Portrait Contest

Portrait Contest

 Portrait Creations is offering our customers unique opportunities to enter their child 12 years old or under into a portrait contest that is going to run from June 1st until August 31st. We want our customers to know that they are appreciated. We are offering $500 to the lucky winner. Every customer can enter our contest for free, along with receiving a free studio portrait session. Customers can Obtain a Family Portrait A beautiful portrait of parents with their children is an item to treasure throughout the years. Youngsters grow up quickly, so it is a good idea to capture their smiling...

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Troy Ohio Outdoor Portraits

Winter is gone and spring is on it's way out, and in  a few days Summer will arrive.  The beginning of summer is a great time to have some outdoor portraits done of the family! We can go anywhere that you would like in Troy, Piqua, Covington for your portraits! Be sure to give us a call to schedule your outdoor family session today!  

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Memorial Day 2013

Memorial Day 2013

On this Memorial Day, join us as we honor the more than 23 million military men and women who have served our country, and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Thank You!

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May Portrait Specials are Here!

May Portrait Specials are Here!

With April showers behind us and the May flowers starting to bloom, that can only mean one thing....  Mother's Day is almost here and Portrait Creations' May portrait specials are here! 10%+10%= 20% During the month of May you can receive 10% off your entire order. And if your a Club Creations member you can add an additional 10% to equal 20% off your entire order. Club Creations members always receive their sessions for free as well!  No matter how small or large your order is the math is simple 10+10=20! This is a great way to save some money and get mom that extra special Mother's...

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Cooking Brownies with Children

In celebration of our April Special I would like to share one of my children's favorite things to do with their grandma! Summer time is coming and you have four children sitting at home with nothing to do. Why not pull out your Grandmas favorite brownie recipe and holler at the children to come give you a hand. (What kid doesn’t like making a mess in the kitchen?) Items you will need to create the ultimate brownies with kid portraits are as follows. 5 aprons Brownie mix and ingredients 9x13 baking pan Vegetable or canola oil spray Aluminum foil Cookie cutters Canned frosting Writing...

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Sears And Walmart Portrait Studio Closed!

PIQUA, OH (4/8/2013) -- After years of providing family portraits and more, two local portrait studios are closing the doors – at the same time. In case you haven’t heard the news, both portrait studios in both the Sears and Wal-mart in Piqua have suddenly decided to close their doors. Thankfully, Portrait Creations has already made contact with both businesses in an effort take over any existing appointments or club memberships. The website for the Sears Portrait Studio offered the following statement on their website: "After many years of providing family portrait photography,...

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Chef’s Special

Chef’s Special

Have you been looking for a " chef's special " offer that lets you create the perfect photo album but at a price that is more affordable? Do you want to create a completely special setting and see your beloved little one don a special hat? Every parent in the world loves to experiment with dressing their child in different outfits and costumes and why not capture those moments with a portrait package from Portrait Creations. In the growing up years, they get transformed every now and then and given the dramatic changes in how they look, how tall they are,  or how they react to new things. While...

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HAPPY EASTER

HAPPY EASTER

From all of us at Portrait Creations to all of you.   Have a Happy and safe Easter!

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Easter Portraits: A Special Deal For a Special Someone

Easter Portraits: A Special Deal For a Special Someone

A great gift to give someone for Easter is a portrait from Portrait Creations. For children, it could be a mandatory family tradition. Easter is in the start of spring, so it is a great time to save memories and reflect on the growth of children with Easter portraits. An Easter Portrait could also be just the thing for the school yearbook.   Some special offers make it even better, especially if you have never tried Portrait Creations before. Getting to know a photographer could be the start of a long relationship where you return every year for the same perfect service. The...

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Special Easter Portraits Caught on Camera

Special Easter Portraits Caught on Camera

Though many parents choose to get their children photographed for holidays and special occasions, not every portrait studio offers the option for people to pose with live animals. This year, parents will have the ability to do just that with Portrait Creations Easter Portraits. Beginning on February 23 and lasting until April 7, 2013, children can pose with one or more of the rabbits that will be available to choose from. As with any live animals, there will be specific regulations concerning how long and how often the animals can be used for, resulting in many different rabbits over the course...

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Proudly Offering Versailles, Ohio Senior Portraits

Senior Portraits are a rite of passage for high school seniors as they embark on their final year of school before graduation. Having a set of stunning senior portraits to share with friends and family is a tradition that the importance of should never be underestimated. We specialize in creating beautiful senior portraits that help students feel confident and excited to share and show off. Make an appointment in our professional, creative studio today. Let Us Help Create a Once-in-a-Lifetime Memory It is an important tradition to honor a student's entrance into their senior year with formal...

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What to look for when choosing a photographer

A professional photographer can literally capture the most memorable moments of your life and preserve them forever. Considering how valuable the photographer's finished product is to you, it's imperative that you find the best person for the job. Interview several photographers. Most will be more than willing to give of their time, explaining the process and answering any questions you may have. It is also important for them to understand exactly what you are looking for, so that they are able to portray your memories in the most appealing manner to you. Ask many questions. Specifically,...

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Valentine’s Day Pictures

Valentine’s Day Pictures

Check out these Valentine's Day Cuties!

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Valentine’s Day Special 14 Portraits for $14

Valentine’s Day Special 14 Portraits for $14

As Valentine's day approaches many of us are wondering how to give something special, something unique and something that will last a lifetime. Valentine's day portraits make great gifts for the special people in your life. Portrait Creations in Piqua, Ohio is offering a wonderful Valentine's day special. The super sweet special consist of 14 portraits for 14 dollars. This fantastic offer is good from January 21, 2013 thru February 28, 2013. What a deal!. This means you can get portraits with the special someone in your life, parents, kids or even friends. Your couple portrait can be the perfect...

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Valentine’s Day Portraits

Valentine’s Day Portraits

Why Should You get Valentine's Day Portraits This Year? Valentine's Day holds a special place in the hearts of many. Children take time to make their special Valentine's sweetheart the prettiest card and adults take time to pick out the perfect gift for the one they love. With Valentine's Day approaching, consider making memories that can never be forgotten by scheduling your Valentine's Day portraits.  Portraits are the only things that capture a single moment in time and allow you to appreciate that moment for life. Read on and learn about the many reasons why you should plan a portrait...

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Now is a great time to think about getting Senior Portraits Done

Now is a great time to think about getting Senior Portraits Done

Hey seniors!  It's never to early to schedule your senior portraits! Senior Portraits are a timeless stepping stone in any high school student's life. These important photographs are a perfect way to capture the hopefulness and vitality of youth. They are a great way to capture a time in life when the whole world was on the horizon. If your son or daughter hasn't already had senior portraits taken, now is a great time to book a photo session. You don't want to wait much longer and risk running out of time to have the photographs developed and included in the yearbook and in graduation...

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Holiday Gift Idea

Holiday Gift Idea

Need a gift idea for that hard to shop for person?   Have you ever shopped around for that one person trying to find the perfect gift and always fall short? Tired of waiting in line for those Black Friday deals and never getting it?  I know I have.  Well if your tired of trying to find that special gift and you don't want to fight the crowds on Black Friday, listen up because I have a few Holiday gift ideas that would be perfect. Holiday Family Portraits: The Holiday's are a great time to get together with family and reminiscent on all the fun things you did when you where kids....

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It’s almost turkey time!

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away I sit back and think about the things that I am thankful for. My wonderful wife and two wonderful children, all my friends and family, and of course my job.  There is nothing I enjoy more than sitting around a table packed with my family members chatting about the funny things I did as a child, how my two kids are doing in school, and taking some crazy family photos, and lets not forget about the food! Turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie. YUM! This year at your Thanksgiving dinner before you settle in for a nap in front of the TV watching...

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What To Wear for Senior Pictures

What To Wear for Senior Pictures

Senior Pictures: What To Wear? Introduction The last year of high school can be dramatic, fun, crazy and hectic all at the same time. Senior pictures can add to the stress of high school if no clear guidelines or requirements are provided. Here are a few simple tips about clothing to help you decide what to wear for senior pictures. 1. Choose solids or subtle prints Loud prints or stripes tend to detract from the face. The face and facial expressions are the most important aspects of senior photos. It's important to focus on these aspects and place all attention on the face instead of loud...

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Some tips on Holiday Portraits

Some tips on Holiday Portraits

Tips on Portraits for the Fall and Christmas Season Fall is a great time of year. The leaves are changing and the holiday season is approaching. This is also a great time of year to get portraits made of your family. The outdoors creates a wonderful pallet of colors that can be used to your benefit. The holiday season also offers a wide range of ideas for portrait sessions. It is important to prepare for a family portrait. Outfits, planning the session, and the day of the shoot all need to be considered. 1) Outfits Deciding what to wear to a family portrait photo shoot can seem like a daunting...

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