Translate this page
Six girls listened to Tinkerbell share her adventures in Neverland.
Six girls listened to Tinkerbell share her adventures in Neverland.
Young girls had the opportunity to spend the day as little princesses and be photographed with princesses Jasmine, Tinkerbell, and Belle.
Young girls had the opportunity to spend the day as little princesses and be photographed with princesses Jasmine, Tinkerbell, and Belle.
Young girls had the opportunity to spend the day as little princesses and be photographed with princesses Jasmine, Tinkerbell, and Belle.
Young girls had the opportunity to spend the day as little princesses and be photographed with princesses Jasmine, Tinkerbell, and Belle.

Princess photo shoot brings businesses together, makes girls’ dreams come true


Friday, December 13th, 2013
Issue 50, Volume 17.
Andrea Henthorn
Special to the Valley News


Six little girls in their favorite princess costumes anxiously sat at Tinkerbell’s feet to hear about her adventures in Neverland. The girls spent a dream day enjoying face-painting, story-telling, and even a magic show performed by the princesses. But this wasn’t a scene at Disneyland; it was a local event in Temecula provided by a collaboration of four diverse businesses – BLINKit Photography, Royal Entertainers, OsoZuri Couture and Briar Rose Winery.

The Gines –Mike and Stephanie Gines of BLINKit Photography in Menifee – decided to bring aspects of the LA photography community to the local level. The husband and wife duo specialize in lifestyle editorial photography, working largely with figures in the entertainment industry.

They recognized the immense local talent in Temecula, especially among young children, and decided to scout some young girls for a Disney princess photo shoot, featuring an adult princess from the San Diego-based Royal Entertainers, and hosted by the exclusive local private estate, Briar Rose Winery. They call their work "The Little Princesses Collection."

Royal Entertainers is a princess party business that services Temecula. Brittany Skipper, the owner, was approached by the Gines to help make this dream a reality. Skipper has had photo sessions featuring princesses that act as entertainers at children’s birthday parties. She is a fan of the Gines’ work and the potential to collaborate with local businesses, getting some interesting editorial pictures for their advertising, and "giving the girls a fun day" was more than enough motivation for her to get on board.

"What really makes these pictures come to life is when you have this dream team of people, an awesome location, the best Advertisement
Advertisement for Carrington Home Loans
[ Carrington Home Loans ]
photographer, the princesses volunteering their time, and when you’re collaborating with other businesses you’re that much stronger as a team," said Skipper.

"The event was so much fun for all the girls," said Tanya London Miles, owner of OsoZuri Couture, who provided the princess costumes for the kids. "When I design a princess costume and see the little girls faces light up when they put them on and feel like real princesses, it’s priceless."

Miles is a new designer and all her designs are handmade in the USA. She custom designs for local boutiques and is featured on Etsy.com.

At the end of the day, six young girls had the opportunity to spend the day as Little Princesses and be photographed with princesses Jasmine, Tinkerbell, and Belle.

"Our main goal is to bring awareness to Temecula, Murrieta, the Inland Empire, that we do have a lot of places to go and have fun with the family. We’re trying to create a community here," says Mike Gines.

BLINKit plans to make this an annual event, at different locations, and find other people that would like to be involved in what he deems an "adventure." The group intends to repeat this event again in the spring for local girls. Those interested in signing up for the spring shoot event can send an e-mail to info@blinkitphotography.com or visit the website at www.galleries.blinkitphotography.com. Phone: (951) 821-8335.

Briar Rose Winery is Temecula Valley’s premier boutique winery, 41720 Calle Cabrillo, 951-308-2600. Phone: (951) 308-1098

Royal Entertainers is San Diego’s #1 Princess Party. For more information, visit www.royalentertainers.com or call (619) 654-9321.


 

0 comments


arrow Be the first to share your opinion on this article!
 

Add your Comment


Name

Images, Formatting, or HTML is not allowed : plain text only. You may post up to 5 website addresses within your comment.




Disclaimer

The Valley News has tightened its' policy regarding comments.
While we invite you to contribute your opinions and thoughts, we request that you refrain from using vulgar or obscene words and post only comments that directly pertain to the specific topic of the story or article.
Comments that are derogatory in nature have a high likelihood for editing or non-approval if they carry the possibility of being libelous.
The comment system is not intended as a forum for individuals or groups to air personal grievances against other individuals or groups.
Please, no advertising or trolling.
In posting a comment for consideration, users understand that their posts may be edited as necessary to meet system parameters, or the post may not be approved at all. By submitting a comment, you agree to all the rules and guidelines described here.
Most comments are approved or disregarded within one business day.

RSS FeedFacebookTwitter



Advertisement for Stellar Solar





Subscribe


Most Commented


Reach Local Customers



The Valley News The Valley News
760-723-7319 - 1588 S. Mission Rd. Suite 200, Fallbrook CA 92028
All contents copyright ©2014
About Us
Earthquake Information
Business Listings
Contact Us
Letter to the Editor
Report a website error
Sitemap
Online Digital Edition
RSS Feeds
Login