28 Jan

Marvin, NC Family Photographer | Best of 2012 Portraits: And the Winners Are . . .

Marvin, NC Family Photographer | Best of 2012 Portraits: And the Winners Are . . .

The Best of 2012 Portraits Contest has come to a close and I’m so excited to announce our client and voter winners!

Thanks so much to everyone that participated and voted during the contest!

Here are the adorable client winners:


  • First Place: Sweet Dreams wins a 20×30 canvas print Marvin, NC Family Photographer  Best of 2012 Portraits


  • Second Place: Falling Leaves wins an 11×14 wood print
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  • Third Place: Happy Family wins a DVD Music Slideshow
    Marvin, North Carolina Family Photography Portrait Session with boys


  • Fourth Place: Future Rockstar wins a wood gallery cube decor
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  • Fifth Place: All Smiles wins a 12 month calendarCharlotte Child Photographer Mother and Son Portraits



And a special congratulations to our voter prize winners: Christina McCormack, Cecilia T. DeGennaro, and Frank Pernice!  They will each receive a gift certificate for a family portrait session!

Thanks again to everyone that participated!

24 Jan

Fanwood, NJ Family Photographer – NEWS RELEASE – January 24, 2013


Helping Cancer Patients and Families Celebrate Their Lives Through Photography 

Fanwood, NJ Based Family Photographer Teams Up with Magic Hour Foundation to Offer Charitable Portrait Sessions to Local Cancer Patients

FANWOOD, N.J. – January 24, 2013 – Carolyn Ann Ryan Photography announced today that it has joined a network of professional photographers working with Magic Hour Foundation to provide charitable portrait sessions to families of cancer patients and survivors.

By joining with Magic Hour Foundation, Carolyn hopes to serve the individuals and families who are fighting cancer by providing them with the ability to celebrate their lives through photography.  Carolyn will be included in Magic Hour Foundation’s directory of photographers available to cancer patients and their families that apply for Magic Hour Sessions.

Magic Hour Foundation’s vision states that “Family and memories are two of the most valuable treasures in life.  They should be celebrated in the present and captured for the future.”

“Families deserve beautiful images of the ones they love, most especially those who are battling difficult illnesses such as cancer,” said Carolyn Ann Ryan, owner and photographer of Carolyn Ann Ryan Photography.  “I want to give them something that brightens their day, helps them smile, and reminds them in a beautiful way of all the good reasons why they continue to fight each day.”

“We’re thrilled to have photographers the caliber of Carolyn Ann Ryan in our network,” said Alan Darmody, Founder and CEO of Magic Hour Foundation. “We are blessed to offer this service to cancer warriors that need a few added blessings in their life.”

 About Carolyn Ann Ryan Photography

Carolyn Ann Ryan Photography is a New Jersey and New York boutique child and family photographer that specializes in capturing the true sweetness of childhood that can be found in everyday life. Carolyn Ann Ryan Photography was launched in 2009 and is based in Fanwood, NJ. Carolyn photographs on location in Union County, as well as Central and Northern New Jersey and the New York City metro area. For more information, visit www.carolynannryan.com.

Magic Hour Foundation

Magic Hour Foundation is a national network of professional photographers who want to serve the individuals and families who are fighting cancer by providing them with the ability to celebrate the truly important things in life through photography. These charitable portrait sessions will provide an opportunity to be normal – just relax, smile and have fun with loved ones. Above all, we strive to express compassion and love as we support them and pray for God’s grace in their lives, no matter the outcome of their battle. Magic Hour Foundation was formed in 2012 and is based in Atlanta, GA.  In less than six months, the network already has photographers in 34 states and is continuing to grow. For more information, visit www.magichourfoundation.org.


Carolyn Ryan
(908) 889-5416


Click here to view official Press Release on PRWeb.com

14 Jan

Marvin, NC Family Photographer | Best of 2012 Portraits Contest – Which is Your Favorite?

Marvin, NC Family Photographer | Best of 2012 Portraits Contest – Which is Your Favorite?

2012 was an incredible year, and I feel honored and blessed to have worked with such incredible clients!

As a fun way to kick-off 2013, I’d like to say thank you to last year’s amazing clients and showcase my favorite images from 2012! But I have found it IMPOSSIBLE to choose my top favorites!

So, I’d love to enlist the help of my clients and their friends to vote for The Best Images of 2012!  Please share this contest with your friends and family, and ask them to vote too! The more votes, the better!

The top images with the most votes will WIN PRIZES, including:

  • First Place:20×30 canvas print
  • Second Place: 11×14 wood print
  • Third Place: DVD Music Video Slideshow
  • And more . . .


VOTE and comment on your favorite image and your name will also be entered for the chance to win a complimentary family portrait session!

Get your vote in soon & tell all your friends!

Click here to vote http://bit.ly/10u7iyW

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