Thursday, March 24, 2011

Request for Quotations - LBA Marketing

Leonardtown Business Association



The Leonardtown Business Association (LBA) is requesting quotes from local, professional photographers to create a series of images of Leonardtown and its businesses to be used in marketing and public relation efforts. A list of required photo shots can be obtained from the Leonardtown Business Association web site at or by calling 301-475-9791or visiting the Town Office at 41660 Courthouse Drive, Leonardtown between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. An estimate and portfolio pieces are required for consideration. For further information or clarification about the project, please contact the LBA Marketing Co-Chair, Theresa Johnson at 240-682-7027 or e-mail at Deadline for submissions is Friday, April 8, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. at the Town Office or by mail at PO Box 2541 Leonardtown, MD 20650. Priority consideration will be given to local, regional photographers.

TIMELINE: Bids – April 8 Selection Process – April 15 Wrap Up of Process and Meet with Selected Photographer – Week of April 18 -22 INFORM TOWN – Letters to vendors, LBA Announcement via e-mail, Visit with vendors to arrange times – Week of April 25

SHOOTING SCHEDULED – May 2 – 6 OR May 9 – 13 depending on availability. Looking at two, 10-hour days for shooting – Covering both morning/noon/night; i.e. 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. ; Sunrise; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – FLEXIBILITY is needed to get all the required shots

DISCLAIMER: Please note that the businesses listed on the following Scope of Work are proposed business locations for consideration. The committee will take into consideration all businesses with priority being given to those Leonardtown Business Association members. Time, availability, funding, weather, and other considerations will be factored into the decision-making process in order to meet the stated goals of the branding campaign. All businesses should be prepared on the day(s) of the photography shoot which will be announced.

Day One: DOWNTOWN AREA Exterior, Architectural Shots Fenwick Street Quality Street Kitchen and Catering Colleen’s Dream Consignments Quilt Shop Fenwick Street Used Books & Music Brewing Grounds Coffee Shop North End Gallery Towne Florist Bella Music Town Square General Views Views of restaurants with people dining CafĂ© des Artistes Front Porch Ye Olde Town Cafe Crazy for Ewe Olde Town Pub Oga’s Courthouse Drive and Top of Washington Street Courthouse Old Jail Tudor Hall Park Avenue Executive Inn and Suites Good Earth Wharf.

DAY TWO: Park Ave, and Lawrence Ave. Kevin’s Corner Kafe exterior Maryland Antiques Center Area Port of Leonardtown Tea Room and Shops Port of Leonardtown Winery Breton Market Place – Ledo’s, White Rabbit, Guenther’s Fine Wines Shops at Breton Bay - Rustic River, McKay’s, Papa John’s Breton Bay and McIntosh Run Wharf / Wharf Park – If needed Misc Town police on bicycles Town deputy talking to kids Mennonite produce sellers.