A few months ago our good friend Cameron Ingalls told us about a project he was working on to help raise funds for his friends and their sweet little boy that was born with a rare condition called "Simpson Golabi Behmel" as well as a cleft lip and palate. Cameron asked us if we would like to be a part of his project and contribute some of our photographs to help sell prints in order to raise money for the outrageous bills Jackson's parents are now facing due to all of the corrective surgeries and procedures for Jackson. There are still many more corrective procedures that Jackson will need to go through and experience throughout his childhood in order to be normal and healthy. You can read more about Jackson's Story by clicking here.


We were so touched by this story and Cameron's deep desire to help out his friends that of course we agreed to help out. We donated some of our photos for Cameron to use for printing to sell. We aren't the only ones that contributed, other amazing photographers have donated their artwork as well, be sure to check out what they have to offer too. So far there have been a few sales, and every little bit will help, so we are putting the word out there.

Below are a few sentences I received from Cameron in an email earlier today:

"Anyways... just wanted to say a big fat THANK YOU for your love and generosity. It has meant so much to the Whittington family! Talking to Jackson's mom the other day, she mentioned that the money arrived at precisely the right moment. They had a Doctor's appointment that they didn't have the money for and WAHLAH Jackson's Smile provided exactly what they needed!"

So please, if you are in need of some great abstract artwork in your home, or even have a few bucks to spare, stop by to see what is being featured and sold.

I leave you with this adorable photos of Jackson at bath-time! Smiling! :)

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Mandi said:
Thanks for lettting me know about this- I just purchased a print that will go perfect in my little boys' room. What a sweet little guy.
(04.28.09 06:37 AM)
Ashley Rose said:
omgosh such a cutie, do you know where they are located? my father in law repairs cleft palettes and would love to help!
(04.28.09 12:07 PM)
Cameron Ingalls said:
Amelia... You are rad-tacular! Thanks so much for supporting Jackson's Smile! p.s. HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
(04.28.09 03:42 PM)
Katherine said:
This is a great cause. The photos are amazing...which to order is the question! Thank you for sharing this story.
(04.29.09 07:23 AM)
Sarah @ said:
And what a beautiful smile he has!
(05.03.09 05:13 PM)
kelly barber said:
We might have to look into helping Jackson, Zach was also born with a cleft lip and palate, and had maany surgereys. They should see if operation smile can help.
(05.07.09 12:13 PM)
evelyn said:
I just link this on myspace I will do it also on facebook and hopefully a lot of more people can help too!
(05.13.09 10:42 PM)
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Amongst all of the Easter eggs, hunting, jellybeans and Easter Bunny hub-bub, we are most thankful for this holiday to remind us of the One who gave His all for us. Happy Easter everyone!

Hudson obviously was the winner of the Easter egg hunt, Sloan didn't mind letting him have the victory. I have a feeling it will be a totally different story next year!


Sloan got a pair of yellow sunglasses from his Sunday school teacher, he's been wearing them all day, it's been pretty cute!

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J@KE said:
what a couple of cuties you got there! Thanks for posting these! Great stuff.... reminds me of when I was young and the glory of the "hunt".... LOL!
(04.12.09 10:18 PM)
Diana said:
That first picture is SO adorable!
(04.12.09 10:27 PM)
Charis said:
totally a huge fan (aka: stalker)! feel in love with your work ever since you shot a family friend's wedding @ shade hotel in manhattan beach! couldn't help but comment tonight, bc your son sloan looks hilarious in his yellow shades! keep up the great work!
(04.12.09 11:28 PM)
angie + matt said:
(04.13.09 12:01 AM)
Julie Wilhite said:
Sloan's outfit to sunday school CRACKS me up!! He is absolutely, heartbreakingly cute. Love! :)
(04.13.09 10:37 AM)
Simply Modern Weddings said:
how adorable is that 1st shot!
(04.13.09 12:24 PM)
Briony said:
these are adorable! hope you had a great Easter :)
(04.13.09 02:33 PM)
Sarah @ said:
The last picture is beyond precious! I'm glad the boys had a good time! Happy Easter to your family =)
(04.13.09 03:32 PM)
Rog said:
Oh that's so cute! Sloan is wearing hudson's shoes and getting so big too. haha.
(04.13.09 09:20 PM)
Dustin & Jessie Lyon said:
It was great being there with you guys over the weekend. Love all of you and love the photos. The boys are so cute.
(04.14.09 10:31 PM)
jesi haack said:
ummmm, is that a corduroy tie I see on your little man? the cute factor is off the charts right now....
(04.15.09 02:39 PM)
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