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{The Nursery Contest VOTING} Spokane Baby Photographer

First I want to thank everyone who entered their nursery into The Nursery Contest. All the nurseries are super cute (and babies too)! Take a look at the great nurseries and vote at the bottom! Voting is open through February 16th, 2014. Be sure to share with your family and friends and get them to vote too!

The winner will receive a complimentary mini-session with Jaidean Baker Photography focusing on nursery, baby and/or family. The session will last approximately 20 minutes and will result in 5-10 digital images. Winning session must take place by June 1, 2014. Regular session terms and conditions apply.

Winner will be notified on February 17, 2014 and winning nursery will be showcased on the blog once the session has taken place.


Voting times for the other participating photographers may vary, but be sure to check out their blogs and vote for your favorite nursery on them as well! So fun seeing all the beautiful nurseries!

Birmingham, AL: Stephanie Fisher Photography
Dothan, AL: Tina Richards Photography
Orlando, FL: Jen Stevenson Photography


PLEASE VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE NURSERY (Poll at the bottom of the post)

Coulsen Collage

Hutch collage

Olivia Collage


Jaidean Baker Photography | Spokane Family Photographer


{2013 Photo of the Year Winners} Spokane Photographer

Thank you all so much for participating in my 2013 Photo of the Year Contest! There was a lot of back and forth of winners all week long!

And the winners are…

#1 – With the most votes, the 2013 Photo of the year is Image #10! Congratulations – you have won an 11×14 gallery mount of the image posted or of an image of your choice from a session in 2014.

#2 – in 2nd place and the winner of a $100 credit to put towards a 2014 session is Image #1!

#3 – Using, the winner of the mini-session is comment #31 – Sharon Funkhouser! You have won a mini session for yourself or to gift to family/friends! The mini session must take place between now and April 30th, 2014. A Mini Session is a 20 minute session and you will receive 10 full resolution digital images. (Limit of 4 immediate family members and cannot be used for a newborn session).

Please contact me to claim your prizes/book your sessions! Thank you so much!!!



Spokane Newborn Photographer | Jaidean Baker Photography


2013 Photo of the Year Contest!

It’s time for the forth annual Photo of the Year Contest! I can’t believe how fast this year went by…in a blink of an eye for sure! I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and is off to a great start to the New Year so far!

I narrowed it down to 20 images from all the images that I took over the year…that was hard, as usual!  Thank you to all my 2013 clients! I am so honored that you chose me to photo your family! I truly appreciate it!

There will be THREE winners!

(1) The client whose image has the most votes will receive a complimentary 11 x 14 gallery mount of either the image from this contest or an image of their choice from an upcoming 2014 session they have with me.

(2) The 2nd place winner will receive a $100 credit to put towards a session in 2014.

(3) Leave a comment on this blog post (scroll down under the 20 images). A comment will be selected at random and the person who submitted the comment will receive a FREE Mini Session!! The winner may either keep the prize for themselves or gift to a friend. A Mini Session is a 20 minute session and must take place between January and April 30, 2014. You will receive a gallery of approximately 10 to download and print and you choose. (Limit of 4 immediate family members and cannot be used for a newborn session).

Voting will begin NOW and end on January 11th at 11:59pm PST.
IP addresses will be monitored – only 1 vote per person
Results will not be visible on the poll and I will announce the winners on January 12th.

Be sure to share on Facebook and get your friends to vote for your image!

Scroll down to cast your vote after the 20th image





















Spokane Premier Newborn and Family Photographer



Sunday morning I met-up with Rachel downtown for her senior pictures – I love it down there because there are just so many different backgrounds to choose from.

She tried to tell me she always makes funny faces in pictures, but I think she was lying! 🙂 I got so many great pictures of her.

It was so great to meet you – enjoy your sneak peak!


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I had the opportunity to take senior pictures for Hannah last week. It was my first time for senior pictures and it was so much fun! So much easier than taking pictures of Teagun who does not like to look or listen to me! 🙂 Thought I would share a few.

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