Posted on 11.23.2010

I became a member of Help Portrait last year right after the nationwide event. This year- I decided to start the movement in Cape Girardeau! Please watch the video above. It truly explains it all. We need more volunteers and we need the word to reach as many people in need as possible! Please pass this information along. We need hair stylists- makeup artists- greeters- coffee servers- people to help print- more photographers and editors. Starbucks will be serving coffee for all. A HUGE THANK YOU to Starbucks! We also would like to send each individual  home with a gift bag. If you know any businesses that would like to donate goodies- pass the word along! We are hoping that is event will make individuals in need feel special and feel valued and for them to walk away with a portrait in their hands that shows then that they are beautiful. Please contact me if you want to be involved. ALSO- I am facebook communicating about this event- so add me Sheri Grippo to see the progress!


DATE: Saturday- December 4th

TIME: 9am-4pm

LOCATION: 300 Broadway- Cape Girardeau  - Marshall Portrait Studio


FINE ART SANTA MINI SHOOTS at Bella Bambino [Sunday- November 28th 1-4]

Posted on 11.12.2010

If you are craving images that are unlike the everyday Santa images that you see…..if you are craving something a little more unique and innovative and fine-art for your children’s ‘Santa’ images this year- Bella Bambino is now offering ONE day of Fine-Art Santa Mini Shoots! Call the studio at 651-4408 to schedule your bambinos for an authentic SANTA experience to be captured “BELLA” style. ;)   Slots are limited, so call ASAP to secure yours. Here is the skinny on what goodies you receive with your shoot!  [SEE the post below to view my kid with our Santa]

A 15 minute Fine-Art Mini Session with Santa

1- 8×10 print  .  2- 5×7 prints  .  2- Wallet Sets  .  25 Printed Press Greeting Cards or a Christmas Ornament  [you will also have a digital option]

PRICE: $250.00



A Santa; A Train; and a Few Bambinos.

Posted on 11.12.2010

Ok. I am pretty sure that this is the real Santa, and he is just pretending he is an imposter, so we don’t all bombard him with our Christmas Lists.  The authenticity in his look and his act is amazing! Santa is having a little bit of a tough time and would love some more Santa jobs this season! We personally hire him every Christmas Eve to show up at our door and surprise the kids. So….if you would like to hire Santa- for your home….your event….your business- give the Train Station a call at 243.1688. Tell him Sheri sent you. ;) Enjoy the images below featuring Santa, my bambinos and baby Mario.



















Little Bitty Newbie Ada. [a sneak peak for a sweet lady who likes to peak at my blog....a lot ;)]

Posted on 11.12.2010

I adore my clients. This mom confessed to me that she checks my blog almost every day….so… is a lil one for you Whitney!




I call her Twilight.

Posted on 11.11.2010

This beautiful senior photographed like a dream. With her very fair porclain-like skin and those hauntinly bright blue eyes…..I told her she reminded me of a gorgeous twilight character. I DID NOT….I repeat…..DID NOT edit her eyes. ENJOY!