Valentine’s Working day Pet Portraits + Block Party – NoHo Arts District

A Q&A with photographer Kat Hanegraaf showing enjoy for our animals and community with her latest event: Valentine’s Day Pet Portraits + Block Bash.

A Q&A with photographer Kat Hanegraaf demonstrating love for our pets and neighborhood with her most recent occasion: Valentine’s Working day Pet Portraits + Block Celebration.

The unofficial NoHo motto is: “NoHo is only as great as its persons.” This wintertime we are highlighting some of our magnificent resourceful neighbors in the NoHo Arts District. This 7 days features Kat Hanegraaf, a North Hollywood-based mostly photographer who’s place together a thing snazzy for the neighborhood – Valentine’s Working day Pet Portraits + Block Bash on Sunday, February 6 from 12-6PM. Ebook your pet a portrait and get pleasure from consume specials, pop ups and raffles all for a superior induce.

“What’s much better than pet portraits for a fantastic trigger?
Pet portraits for a great bring about although you imbibe!”

A Q&A with photographer Kat Hanegraaf showing love for our pets and neighborhood with her newest event: Valentine's Day Pet Portraits + Block Party.

Why did you create Valentine’s Day Pet Portraits + Block Celebration?

I am a agency believer in carrying out things that fill your cup. If I’m in a position to bridge connections amongst neighbors and tiny enterprise owners, when snuggling animals and drinking for a good bring about, that overflows my cup. 

Why did you opt for to enable Angel Hanz For The Homeless?

I discovered about Angel Hanz For The Homeless from our regional local community board users Paula June Cantu and Russell Wolff, and fell in appreciate with the nonprofit’s mission. Not only do they give add-ons and food stuff for animals in need to have, but they also provide emergency health-related care for these animals. Our unhoused neighbors who are guardians for these animals also acquire garments, haircuts, and lunch at their month to month gatherings in our area park. It’s just unbelievable that they’re ready to provide this kind of aid to individuals and animals alike in this circumstance, numerous of whom do not have a voice of their personal.

What donation will you make to them?

 I will be donating 20% of all profits from the pet portraits to Angel Hanz For The Homeless. 

A Q&A with photographer Kat Hanegraaf showing love for our pets and neighborhood with her newest event: Valentine's Day Pet Portraits + Block Party.

What are some of the drink specials at collaborating venues?

Some of the verified drink specials are:

 513 bar will be providing:

-Effectively beverages & draft beer for $5.13

-Corona or Pacifico with a shot of Mi Campo Repo for $13.

-Their personalized consume produced for the function named The KatcheBox Cocktail for $12, with 20% of all proceeds from this cocktail also becoming donated to Angel Hanz.

Brews Brothers will be offering their Pleased Hour specials on foodstuff and drinks for the period of the function.

Hop Retailers will be offering $1 off all drafts, their joyful hour special.

The other organizations associated will be doing both a specialty cocktail, delighted hour pricing, or a blend of both equally.

What are some of the raffle prizes?

Some raffle prizes: KatcheBox will be donating a person of their gift packing containers as a raffle prize, Kiki Kreme will be donating quite a few jars of their item for the raffle (all-purely natural and awesome for noses and paws), Night time of the Dwelling Pets is donating a 60-moment pet dog walk, and I will be raffling off a 50 % hour portrait session. 

What are some of the pop up retailers?

Vesca Botanicals will be carrying out a pop-up shop with their vegetation, with the aim staying on pet-pleasant/non toxic crops. Rodeo Co is putting together a reward basket with a bandana, treats, and hat for the raffle. Varias Lunas is giving up their pet dog candle for a raffle product. Significant Al’s Feed and Pet has four gift baskets they are putting with each other.

Any ideas on how to prepare our pets for the photograph shoot?

Training a easy “sit and stay” command would be Hugely beneficial to assist the portrait course of action in heading efficiently/successfully. Our food items-pushed, four-legged close friends learn this command fairly straightforward. Treats will be donated from Significant Al’s to support in this course of action for the duration of the occasion, but if you have a picky eater, convey some of your have attempted and true favored treats from household.

Any pet styling recommendations?

Props or outfits are Generally welcomed! Beyond this, make certain your pet has a collar or harness that you would like them to be photographed in. Bare pets (no harness or collar) are a no-no. Although the shoot space alone will be gated off and leashes will not be essential in the course of their session, we would like to consider just about every safety precaution feasible. 

Is there some thing you’d like to insert or highlight?

These sessions commenced at my images studio again in Philadelphia, prior to shifting to L.A. They progressed into this superb, enjoyment-crammed occasion wherever even pet-much less human beings could occur socialize for a very good result in. Neighbors assembly neighbors, supporting local tiny company house owners, and petting animals… what could be superior?! My intention is to maintain no less than a few of these occasions for each calendar year, with distinctive themes and benefiting a diverse rescue/shelter/animal based mostly non revenue.


Valentine’s Working day Pet Portraits + Block Party


Sunday, February 6 from 12-6pm


Verify-in Site: 513 Bar – 11100 Magnolia Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601

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