Friday, June 18, 2010

Beth's Birthday Bash-Friday's prizes from After Dark, GhostRigthers, Simply Color Lab and PPS

It's the LAST DAY of the biggest photoDUDS sale of the Year! 40% off any one item in the photoDUDS store. (DUDlets and collage guides excluded)



It's Friday and I have had a wonderful birthday week...So many well wishes and just plain fun sharing with all of you! I want to thank everyone for all the kind comments and now down to the prizes. The firs prize we have for today is another scholarship to an After Dark event. This is the one for the New Orleans event which I know will be a great experience! Next up, we have a logo design or a write up from my friends at GhostRighters. Have you ever not been able to find the right words for your web pages or marketing materials? Well, this is the answer for you.... let someone else write it for you...I've used them numerous times and it's a life saver for me. Next up we have leather paper album from Simply Color Lab...they will print up one of your favorite images on each of their paper products and include it in one book for you to show your clients. And last but not least we have 50-Bi-fold press cards from my lab PPS...we sold over 3,000 graduation cards last season and they were all printed here!
Thanks for a great week and good luck!

So, here's how you enter:

1. Post this to your twitter or facebook account
photoDUDS.com is have a 40% off sale + giving away prizes from After Dark, GhostRighters, Simply Color Lab and PPS

2. Leave a comment below telling why you would love to win each of the four prizes given that day.

You can leave up to 4 comments (one for each prize of the day, that means 4 chances to win)
You must mention the product in your comment in order to be eligible for that prize.

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Daily Prize Contests end at midnight MST. Winners will be announced the following day on the blog.

132 comments:

  1. Good morning Beth, and thank you for coordinating your birthday bash. It was more of a gift for us than for you I'm sure.

    GhostRighters sounds like something I've been needing for a while. I posted here:
    http://twitter.com/bbarron
    http://www.facebook.com/#!/bonnyeb

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  2. OMG!!! After DARK would be FABULOUS!!!!!!! I have heard nothing but RAVES about this amazing learning experience!!!!! Been looking at upcoming locations and dates and I would love to attend!!!

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  3. A logo design by GhostRighters would be out of this world!! I just said to someone yesterday how I really need to step up and get a logo made. I've been putting it off way too long.

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  4. Hi! My business partner and I are amicably changing paths. ghostRIGHTERS would be sooooooo helpful right now. Enjoy your birthday week and thanks for all the fun!

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  5. I would love a leather paper album by Simply Color Lab. Who can ever have enough albums made? :) I posted about the giveaway on Twitter - http://twitter.com/ssreeve

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  6. The 50 press cards from PPS would be just perfect. I have a big event coming up! I hope you're enjoying your birthday week as much as we are. Thanks for all of the chances to win!

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  7. AFTER DARK....New Orleans...sounds like a perfect combo!

    I tweeted :)
    http://twitter.com/RLCrowPhoto

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  8. Thanks for sharing your birthday with us Beth :)

    After Dark is such an amazing learning opportunity I would love to go someday

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  9. After Dark would be an amazing opportunity to learn from some of the best. Please, please, pretty please!!!!! Oh, did I say Pleasssseeeeeeee. Happy Birthday to you.

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  10. Ive heard great things about Ghost Writers and I could definitely use many of their services from logo design down to wording!

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  11. I would love a paper sample kit from SimplyColor!

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  12. GHOST RIGHTERS....what can I say? Hmmm...this is the hardest part for my husband and I! We are working on our new website and HATE doing the about us or informational wording....HELP!!!!!
    Save us GHOST RIGHTERS! That is all I can think of to say :)

    I tweeted:)
    http://twitter.com/RLCrowPhoto

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  13. I need more press cardsso the ones from photoproduction would be awesome! I have alot of marketing to do coming up

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  14. It would be great to have an 8x8 paper sample leather album from SIMPLY COLOR LAB. Always good to have a new item to show on the road. Thanks again for all of these great things!

    I tweeted:)
    http://twitter.com/RLCrowPhoto

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  15. oh and I did tweet lol
    http://twitter.com/ejoyphoto

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  16. I tweeted! This is another GREAT giveaway :)

    JennW

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  17. Can always use a handout on selling ourselves! The 5x7 cards from PPS would be wonderful to use for upcoming events!

    I tweeted:)
    http://twitter.com/RLCrowPhoto

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  18. I really really really want to go to AfterDark! What an awesome hands-on.
    Fingers crossed

    JennW:)

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  19. The Ghost Righters sounds like a great giveaway. I could use some freshening up on my site!

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  20. I am just starting out and GhostRighers would really help!

    JennW :)

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  21. I would love a leather paper album from Simply Color Lab to show off my work!

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  22. I have never used PPS and this would give me a great chance to see their product. I have several newborn shoots next months.

    JennW :)

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  23. Like someone else mentioned, the press cards from PPS would be awesome for some marketing plans I have in store!

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  24. Happy Birthday Beth! Thanks for the great opportunity to win giveaways all week.

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  25. I left a tweet @asinglephoto

    WOW AfterDark in New Orleans. I would love love love the chance to go. I really hope to win this one.

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  26. Ghostwriters- wow I would love to see about getting my logo changed.

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  27. Simple Color Lab- an album wow, who doesn't need an album to show off their work

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  28. PPS- I would like to give them a try and see the quality

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  29. Those press cards would be soooo helpful!!

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  30. I would love a chance to get to AfterDark!

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  31. A new logo for mcfarlandphotography.org would be awesome! GhostRighters sounds amazing!

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  32. WOW, a sample album from Color Lab is just what I need!

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  33. Haven't tried PPS yet...I would love to give them a try! Thank you for all your prizes!

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  34. A logo from ghostRighters would be so amazing - I am in desperate need of a logo!!!

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  35. I would LOVE LOVE LOVE the scholarship to After Dark New Orleans!! I have heard wonderful things about them!!!!

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  36. The Simply Color Lab album would be great to show to my clients!!

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  37. AfterDark would be a phenominal opportunity!!!!

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  38. I love my logo that I designed with my photoduds freebies, but a professionally designed logo from GhostRighters would be FABULOUS!!!!!

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  39. The press cards from PPS would be a great marketing tool!!

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  40. AFter Dark rocks! I did Image X in New Orleans a couple of years ago and would love to go back home for another amazing class.

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  41. I would have a ball creating an album from Simply Color Lab to share with my clients.

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  43. A set of 50! press cards from PPS! Wow! I think that would bve AWESOME!

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  44. I would LOVE to win the scholarship to After Dark New Orleans! There are so many phenomenal mentors and so many learning opportunities! This would make my year!! Pick me please! :D

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  45. Having paper samples in a classy leather book makes everyone look good which leads to more sales. I'm keeping my fingers crossed on this one. Simply Canvas is a great company with which to do business.

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  46. Posted to my FB - http://www.facebook.com/photographybykiersten

    Thanks again for all of the great birthday prizes that you are giving away this week!!

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  47. A professional logo would be divine! This one would really make my day. In this economy what a a great prize. Ghost Righters is a company I hope to get to know better!

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  48. The scholarship to AFTER DARK New Orleans would be a great opportunity! I love that its on Nov 7-10 so I have plenty of time to plan for a great learning experience....So excited!

    Thanks for a wonderful Birthday week!

    Tweeted @carolynster

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  49. Yea for Photo Production Company! Today's need for marketing is greater than ever. I would love to win these.

    I posted PhotoDuds link/announcement for today on Twitter

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  50. I'm in need of a new logo! We are working on a new fresh look and I'm sure GhostRighters would do a great job!

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  51. After Dark would be a great opportunity for me to advance my skill in the studio. I have never been to New Orleans so that would be wonderful as well.
    I facebooked here:http://www.facebook.com/#!/mysti.fortenberry

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  52. Would love the 50 bi-fold cards from PPS! I love press cards!!

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  53. After Dark would be an amazing opportunity for me!

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  54. A logo design or a write up from GhostRighters would be such a great prize to win.

    My logo is total due for some refining and the help I could receive for this amazing prize would be so valuable.

    Tweeted @carolynster

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  55. I would love the 50 bi-fold cards from PPS! What a great chance to try out a new press company.

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  56. How can you not love Simply Canvas... They have great products and now to try The Simply Color Lab and have a great sample paper album to show clients would be great!

    Tweeted @carolynster

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  57. After Dark
    Scholarship to
    After Dark New Orleans
    Oh wow, would I love to win this! In this business you can never stop learning! Sometimes it gets a little overwhelming, but attending something like this would be a wonderful jump start for me!
    Thank you Beth and have a great Birthday! I'm so glad we could celebrate with you!

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  58. Simply Color Lab
    Paper Sample 8x8
    Leather Album
    This would be another great win. I am looking for new albums to add for my customers.
    Thanks

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  59. PPS
    (50) 5x7 Bi-fold
    Press Cards
    I would be happy to win these. I have not uses this company before, but this would be a great way to try them out.

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  60. I would love to win the free logo design from ghostRighters. I really need this.

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  61. I would love to win 50 5x7 bi-fold press cards from PPS.

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  62. After Dark in New Orleans would be amazing. I would love the opportunity to gain that experience and likewise spend some time contributing to the local economy given the recent disaster

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  63. ghostRighter free logo design would be great. I currently have a logo and the concept I am aiming for, but have not been able to properly execute it.

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  64. It's Friday - our last day of a fun week - I would LOVE to be able to work with GhostRighters.

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  65. Simply Color Lab is wonderful! I'd love my own brag book for clients.

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  66. Last but not least, PPS Bi-Fold cards would be wonderful to try. Thanks Beth!

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  67. I would love to win Ghostwriters free logo design. It's just what I need right now.
    Just tweeted! www.twitter.com/suzzanne

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  68. I would love the opportunity to further my education, After Dark in New Orleans would be fantastic.

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  69. AfterDark would be amazing to win!

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  70. As a new business, I'm really struggling with branding my business. I've been looking for a logo design and the Ghostwriters prize would be a phenomenal win!!

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  71. Simply Colour Lab has wonderful product! We love their prints and would love to try out their books too!

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  72. After Dark New Orleans would make my year!!!! I would love this opportunity!

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  73. A Ghostwriters logo design would be awesome! I have a new business and need the perfect logo!

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  74. I would love to win a leather paper album by Simply Color Lab!!! What better way to show off great new photos with a photoDUDS touch!!

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  75. I would love to win 50 5x7 bi-fold press cards from PPS!!!

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  76. Beth..Thanks for a great week! Have a perfect Birthday weekend!

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  77. A new logo from Ghostwriters would be amazing. Love that prize.

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  78. After Dark would be a great prize. I have been wanting to go to one of the seminars. Great learning experience.

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  79. PPS bifold cards would be very nice. I great prize.

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  80. sample album from simply color lab would be awesome. Thanks, Luann

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  81. Afterdark in New Orleans would be so cool.

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  82. I would LOVE to win the AFTER DARK EDUCATION prize. I saw the ETTL & The Urban Bride episode in the recent Photovision that was coproduced with After Dark. It was INCREDIBLE. I learned so much and can't wait to put it into practice. I can't imagine how many other amazing things I could learn from more After Dark videos!

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  83. I need, Need, NEED to get the AfterDark prize. That would be so great to win and have no problems justifying the airfare to to there.

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  84. I love my logo design but would love someone to write a bio paragraph for me! i would so enjoy winning the GHOST WRITERS prize!

    http://www.facebook.com/AmandaLynnPhotography?ref=ts

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  85. I would LOVE to attend After Dark in New Orleans. I can't say enough how hungry I am to learn more. This would be such an awesome opportunity and in a really cool city that needs all the tourism help it can get right now! Please, SEND ME!

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  86. I tweeted (http://www.twitter.com/siaba) and would LOVe the chance to attend After Dark in New Orleans! It sounds like it would be a great chance to lean from alot of great people!

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  87. I have been toying with the idea of changing my logo. A free logo design from GhostRighters.com would really help because finances are definitely an issue. Even a free about me Bio would be helpful. I really don't like what I have now and am stuck as to how to change it. This kind of writing really isn't my forte'.

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  88. I am in great need of a paper sample album. This would be really awesome! I am intrigued by Simply Color Lab and what a great way to be introduced! Thanks, Beth, for connecting with such wonderful companies and offering really great prizes!

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  89. Posted as status on Facebook!

    Ghost Writers....I really really have my fingers crossed for this one! I have been wanting to have a new logo designed for my company but right now it seems that I keep putting it off for equipment, photoDuds :) and actions for photoshop. A new logo would be soooo amazing!!!!

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  90. 50 bifold 5x7 press cards from PPS would be very cool! Yet, again, another super opportunity to be introduced to an exciting new vendor (at least to me). I could certainly put these cards to good to use!

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  91. I would LOVE to go to AFTER DARK in New Orleans. This would be such a awesome opportunity! So many great photographers to learn from.

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  92. A new album from Simply Color Lab would be so nice to show samples of my work to my clients. This would be a great prize to win.

    Thanks Beth for all the wonderful prizes you are giving away to celebrate your birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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  93. 5x7 Bi-Fold Press Cards from PPS would be a great promotion for the Day at the Beach portraits I will be photographing soon, especially when designed with the collection of photoDUDS I have purchased :)

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  94. After Dark is the most incredible looking working workshop I've seen in the industry! What an amazing opportunity to get down to it and work out lighting techniques and posing, AND more!

    Posted the day's contest on my FB.

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  95. WOW! Spent about 30 minutes on the GhostRighter site and it's got Skip Cohen behind it!! Read the profiles of the people behind their services and it's going to really help a lot of us photographers:) What a great way to get websites and marketing campaigns on the right track!

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  96. I've already got my 8x8 paper sample album from Simply Color Lab and LOVE LOVE LOVE LOOOOOOVE it. Simply Color is sure going to give WHCC a run for their money:) Love both WHCC and SC:) Very valuable giveaway with this 8x8 album

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  97. PPS looks like they sure know their stuff been around for quite a while and they still process film!! Can't go wrong with a lab who got its true start in film and know specializing in both that and digital processing and printing!

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  98. 50 free cards would be great! I'm sure I could find a very good use for those.

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  100. I could always use another album to show my photos to clients, too! So, I would love to win the Simply Color Lab Leather Album.

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  101. Beth, Happy Birthday!!
    To win, After Dark would be an amazing opportunity and great experience!

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  102. BlueLotusNY
    promotion time http://www.photoduds.com/index_friday.html

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  103. I would so love to attend the After Dark event! I would love to learn at conferences like these and learn how to produce stunning images.

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  104. I would love to try out the Simply Color Lab. A leather paper album sounds awesome!

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  105. The cards sound awesome from PPS. I would love to offer these to my seniors this year as a great add on!

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  106. Hmmm...A new logo is definitely in my future! I would love to have Ghost Righters in my corner! Now..if I could only win! LOL

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  107. After Dark in the Big Easy? "Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez" Sounds like just the thing for a Louisiana girl! Pick me!

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  108. I am working on albums as I type. I would love to check out Simply Color Lab and their leather paper album!

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  109. 50-Bi-fold press cards from Photographic Production Services is quite a deal! I see that Gallery Wraps are now available. NICE!

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  110. Tweeted and FB'd. I would love to attend After Dark and in New Orleans! Definitely. I can never pass on an opportunity to learn more from great photogs and After Dark seems like a really great way to do it.

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  111. Dream come true ... a GhostRighters logo. I just had my youngest graduate and now with all my camera lenses and softboxs etc its time to seriously start my business and I would LOVE to start my marketing with a polished logo.

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  112. I would love to own the Simply Color Lab leather photo album. Lovely way to present my work to potential clients or even to have as a keepsake family album meant to be a future heirloom.

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  113. I would love to get some cards from PPS. The 5x7 PPS cards would be a great way to announce that I am opening a new business or for any occasion actually.

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  114. I thrive on continuing education. One of the best things about being a photographer is continuing to learn and grow...I've heard great things about After Dark...what a great opportunity! Would love to attend. T

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  115. Ahh, the idea of a pro designed logo from an awesome team...a great "gift" to give for a birthday! Especially for those of us that can come up with great ideas for others, but get stuck on our own designs. An awesome opportunity! Again, Happy Birthday Heather!

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  116. I've been dying to try the beautiful papers that Simply Color is offering! This would be a perfect time to try...the seniors would love them!

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  117. I'm offering seniors 25 free announcements as a summer promotions and would love the opportunity to try PPS to announce the promotion or even for the announcements themselves. Keeping my fingers crossed. Heather, thank you for the free items you have offered this week in celebration of your birthday! I think its supposed to be the other way around???!!! But we won't argue, they're great! I also took advantage of the discount...purchasing one of your products I've wanted for a while. I hope you have a great birthday. :) Teresa

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  118. The cards from PPS would be just great. I'm trying to do more marketing. I hope you're enjoying your birthday week as much as we are. Thanks for all of the chances to win!

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  119. The AFter Dark class would be a welcome refresher for me! We are loving your birthday week specials! thanks!!
    Tweeted at twitter.com/@pamelamcrae

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  120. I wanted to try out Simply Color lab for a while , so the gift album will be hr
    great !

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  121. Logo from Ghost righters is a deal!!! We rethinking our studio design at the moment !!!! That's a dream!

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  122. Press cards from PhotoProduction just in time. We going to market ourselves in a little while (after we get a new logo:)) so it will be a dream come true for our studio

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  123. I have been waiting all week on the After Dark New Orleans giveaway!!! I would really love this... Thanks for a fun week of giveaways :)

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  124. Oh, the logo design from Ghost righters is an awesome gift too. I'm always second guessing my logo...

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  125. Who can go wrong with press printed cards! That would be great for my marketing.

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  126. Simply color lab-love them :)

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  127. Would love to win the album from Simply Color Lab, would be great to see the different paper samples - it would be a great introduction to their lab.

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  128. I've been trying for the last 4 hours to post how much I would love to win a scholarship to After Dark New Orleans! I would love to play happy there because After Dark totally rocks!

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  129. How fun it would be to be able to have either a logo made or text written from GhostRighters!

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  130. Would love to have an album from Simply Color Lab displaying all of their paper products!

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  131. Happy Birthday, Beth! Thanks for having this bash! I would love to have 50 bi-fold press cards from PPS labs!

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