Friday, December 19, 2008

Win $5000 for your cute kid

Is your child America’s Cutest Kid?

I’m so excited to announce our participation in the National Charity Model Search to select “America’s Cutest Kid” and to raise funds for "Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep" a 501(C)(3) non-profit organization. Please take a moment to go to their website( and click on "about us". This wonderful organization sends photographers into hospitals to take beautiful keepsake photographs for families who will never be able to take their newborns home. Your participation in this model search will touch so many lives. Read on for more details.

Finalists will be determined by online votes. Anyone may vote. Each vote is $1, and all proceeds from votes benefit the non-profit Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep. The grand prize national winner will be determined from the 50 city finalists. The winners will be selected by photography and modeling industry experts.

If your child is selected the national winner, you’ll receive many prizes, including a $5,000 US Savings Bond and a Canon PowerShot G10 digital camera.

Who can enter?

We’re looking for cute children ages 18 months to 14 years old to model for a portrait to be entered into the contest.
Model grand prize winner: National model winner receives thousands of $$ in prizes and certificates, including US Savings Bonds and a Canon PowerShot G10 digital camera (retail value $499.99).
We’re excited to announce that PhotoVision Video Magazine has signed on as a sponsor of the National Charity Model Search. PhotoVision, a bi-monthly publication for professional photographers, is highly regarded in the industry and is delivered to over 12,000 studios.After the National Charity Model Search is concluded and the winners are announced, Sandy Puc' will fly to the winning photographer’s studio to interview the photographer and child for a video article to be included in an upcoming PhotoVision edition and to be taped for a live session at the photographer's studio by Sandy Puc' .
Model city winner: Parent and Child may elect to attend a photography industry seminar that I will be attending in Oakbrook, IL where the child can model.

Models Search Special:
$25 entrance fee, which includes a 30 minute model session and one image submitted to the national gallery.

If you’re interested in entering your child(ren), please call the studio at (630) 421-0246 or email me at