helenesmith

chicago photography ~ mid-century & americana-inspired

Illinois, United States · 189 Sales

helenesmith

chicago photography ~ mid-century & americana-inspired

Illinois, United States 189 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(66)

Announcement   chicago photography, mid-century, vintage signs, americana and nostalgia-inspired photos, Kiddieland and vintage-inspired carnival, lo-fi still lifes, rockabilly-kissed decor, urban industrial landscapes and city fine art.


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Last updated on Apr 27, 2016

chicago photography, mid-century, vintage signs, americana and nostalgia-inspired photos, Kiddieland and vintage-inspired carnival, lo-fi still lifes, rockabilly-kissed decor, urban industrial landscapes and city fine art.


(have you bookmarked my shop?)...

helenesmith.etsy.com

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

to be the first to see my new works or get the skinny on local art fairs where you can find me live...

follow me on Facebook!:
https://www.facebook.com/helenesmithphotography

and Twitter:
https://twitter.com/helene_smith

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

also... See my "About" section!:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/helenesmith/about/

Pinterest:
http://pinterest.com/mztrixie/

website:
http://helenesmithphotography.carbonmade.com/


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Proud Member:
Female Photographers of Etsy, Photographers of Etsy,
Chicago Style Crafters, Lovely Clusters Sellers, Etsians of Facebook

Helene Smith

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(66)
Amanda Larsen

Amanda Larsen on Feb 21, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

I moved to Chicago nearly 14 yrs. ago. My first two apts were on Granville Ave., right up the street from Standee's. Ah, Standee's ... I spent most (if not all) of my early to mid-20s there. So many memories. I was delighted to find this amazing print! Not only that but Helene is simply lovely. The print was better than the original ad posting and arrived on-time, properly packaged. A great etsy experience all around.

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About

nostalgic, mid-century-style snapshots of Americana

i've been told that my photos are like moments or places in time...

but always times past...

a glimpse of a neighbor's tv antenna from the screened-in porch... on a hot summer afternoon during summer break...

the city ice cream truck... with it's fabulous handpainted details (and a very adult-child lined up for bite)!

vintage Chicago with all her architectural and neon beauty...

or a 50s kitchenette with a soda bottle of daisies...

sometimes something very current shows up as well... but almost always with a penchant for an earlier time...

come on in and stay awhile and see if you remember...

and don't be a stranger... come back soon...

as i'm constantly adding new photography.

until i hear a knock on the back door... warm regards!

~ helene

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Shop members
  • helene smith

    Photographer, Curator, Shopkeeper

    70s child raised in the Mitten State (Michigan). studied art and advertising in college, but discovered photography and passion for it just before graduation. a back-burner poet, enchanted by all things city, gritty, beautiful and ironic.

Manufacturers
  • Professional Photographers Print Lab

    California, United States

    Professional, high-quality photographers' print lab. Archival, high-quality printing and papers. Allows me to have much control over the final, printed photograph.

  • Professional Photographers Print Lab

    Michigan, United States

    Professional, high-quality photographers' print lab. Very high standards. High-quality, archival printing and papers. Allows me to have much control over the final, printed photograph.

Shop policies

Last updated on February 3, 2011
Welcome to my Shop Policy Section!

PLEASE NOTE: As a rule, I will often be less available for communication from 8pm Friday (Central Standard Time) until Monday morning. But please place your orders, send questions, and leave messages! If it IS possible for me to get back to you over a weekend, I will! (Holiday seasons I am more available weekends.)

A bit of rest makes me an even better and happier photographer and Etsy shop owner! I especially love Etsy buyers;) Thank you for your understanding.


Here is much of the fine print behind the handmades. Do not fear, but please read.

If you are new to Etsy and need some help completing your purchase (I did when I was new) then just click on this link for help: http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php

Thanks so much for visiting my shop!

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
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  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
Payment
Payment is accepted via Paypal or money order. If paying via Paypal, payment must be sent within 2 days (48 hours) of purchase.

If paying via Money Order (which must be made out in US Dollars), you must email me within 48 hours of ordering to confirm when you will be mailing payment. At that time, I will give you a payment address. An item purchased by Money Order will be shipped when the Money Order clears.

If either of these rules is a problem, email me to ask for special consideration before placing an order. Otherwise, your order will be cancelled after 48 hours.
Shipping
Orders ship within 3-10 days...sometimes more, sometimes less. If you need expedited shipping, please let me know and I will try to accommodate you.

Shipping - US and Interntational shipping.

All US (domestic) items are shipped via USPS First Class Mail and include delivery confirmation. If you would like Priority Mail shipping please contact me for a revised invoice.

All of my orders are shipped with an additional delivery confirmation.
Refunds and Exchanges
I try to make sure that each item is created, packed and shipped with the utmost care.

Regretfully, I can not do refunds. However, if you are not happy with the item or if it arrived damaged, I will replace or exchange it (you would only have to pay shipping and handling).

Note: I allow up to 14 days (after you have received your order) to hear from you about any problems. After that time, I cannot do replacements or exchanges.
Additional policies and FAQs
* IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A PHOTO, BUT WOULD LIKE TO REQUEST A SIZE OTHER THAN THE SIZE LISTED (INCLUDING PHOTO CARDS), PLEASE CONVO ME!

** MATTING IS ALSO AVAILABLE (DEPENDING ON SIZE). PLEASE CONVO ME FOR DETAILS!