Posts Tagged ‘christmas lights’

It was short and sweet and yet I got so much done. I was able to take pictures of about 15 groups of people.

From families to couples to individuals.

Groups ranging from 1-7ppl

To see all the pictures see the highlights first gallery OR the by shoots chronological gallery

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1. Engaged Couple

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2. An Individual

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3. A Family

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4. A Random Family I don’t know

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5. A couple and their cousin

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6. Married Couple

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7. Sisters

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8. Random Highschool kids

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9. Random College Students

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10. Boyfriend Girlfriend

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11. Another random family

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12. Newlyweds

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13. Past Wedding Clients

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14. Myself (setup by me and then taken by Jon Barker)

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15. A couple

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Way excited to be sharing this set of pictures.
It was the perfect storm of awesomeness that all came together for an awesome shoot.

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We took pictures for a couple hours then took a 30-40 minute break to wait for the moment when we knew that the christmas lights would come on. We were not disapointed.
I knew they were great when I was taking them and I knew she was cold and we had plenty of pictures so this flurry of pictures at the end only lasted a few minutes while the lights were on and then we were done.

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Some long exposure shots just to play around (above)
And my take on the classic window shots (below)

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Oh Christmas tree

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Funny Story. It was so windy she actually lost the veil and it flew high into a tree… it took us 5-10 minutes to get it down. We pinned it in later.

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Our locations outside were determined by where the wind was less and where the ground was cleaner

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Lighting determines posing sometimes.

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The dress was a star and I treated it with photographic respect

I am MORE than happy to work with dresses from this dedicated and unique designer so look her up: http://melissablackburn.net/ or http://melissablackburn.blogspot.com/

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The bride was a star… she was a natural… she did her thing and let me spend more time and mental effort in doing my thing.

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Almost like a yearly tradition to go take pictures of the lights on Temple Square.

For the first little while I was thinking about what I was going to focus on.
Some photowalks I spend most of my time sharing techniques with people asking.
I thought this time around since I had all my stuff I’d focus on taking some really cool pictures.

But turns out I didn’t do much of either.

This time around I really didn’t spend much time taking pictures.
I primarily played around with shooting video.

I did snap out a few pictures in between videos.
And here they are.

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The photowalking event was a great.
There were a TON of people.

A bunch of people I haven’t seen in a long while.
And a Ton of people i didn’t even know.

Seems like when it gets colder and all of us don’t have as many photo-shoots these activities get bigger and bigger.

I did miss having Steph and Suzanne there like last year.
And I wish I had been able to keep up with David and Carissa but I was too slow and didn’t really get around too much… we shot a lot on one small area.

But in the end I got a sexy new profile picture for facebook by Antonio

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So the real question is… what in the world do I do with the 90 video clips I shot??
I’m really clueless. Isn’t film all about how you intertwine the clips.
Well I don’t want to add that to my plate as well… that’s too much.

I can upload them to smugmug and put them on the blog… but they weren’t really informational… I think.

It was fun taking the clips… I just wonder…

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