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Immaculate Conception Baptism, A Photo Walk, and thank you cards!

Saturday’s photo walk was, of course, a complete success. To see all the photos, click here.

 

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They even did well on my 500px! Which is amazing, I don’t submit to that place enough. Photo walks are one of my favourite parts of the photography classes. We can really get out and use all the things we’ve learned.

 

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Although photographic theory is important, if you’re not careful, you end up becoming a theory monger. That’s akin to someone who watches a lot of sports, and knows every player’s name, but cannot play really well. You need to have a good mix of theory and practice. That’s something I’m always aiming for in the classes.

 

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In the first walk, we tend to focus on the rules of depth. Here, you see parallax and a few other rules of depth. The second walk is more about posing, finding props, and lighting.

 

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We prefer sunny days if it’s possible, but cloudy days you’ll learn more. That’s when you really learn your grit – having to produce a beautiful product when the situation is much less than ideal.

There’s a final photo walk on Friday, then our classses are done! I’m going to take a break for two weeks (I’ve got shoots!), and then start up another round.

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This morning was pretty fun! Woke up to a few things that came in the mail, among them, my CHBC newshawk shirt! It even came in medium, instead of extra-extra large. Fits me like a glove. I haven’t decided if I’m going to tear the sleeves off or not. Some of you may remember, I got a video of a car going on fire last week.

 

 

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Then, a thank you card! Some of you may remember this wedding, from July last year. It was a really cute couple, super laid back. Plus I got to stay at TWU, in the campus. That was a fun experience. No wifi though, but still a fun environment. I can only imagine what knowledge is held in those walls.

The letter was super cute, and is now on my wall. Hooray!

 

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Then of course, Sunday, photographing a baptism at Immaculate Conception Church. I arrived early to listen to the service from Fr. Sebastian Puthenpura. The venue was large and well lit, a rare treat for me. More importantly, every inch of this building was budding with character.

 

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I might have delivered more than the customary 40 photos for my medium package. Everything just turned out so well. This is why I love photographing in Kelowna. We just don’t have buildings like this in Vernon.

 

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I met with the family and delivered the photos, but this isn’t he last of them! I have another shoot coming up pretty soon with the little ninja. I’ll make sure to post a few snippets.

 

Thanks for reading this far. Shoot me a follow on my twitter, facebook, and instagram to stay updated.  Or just drop me line and we can schedule something! I love shooting, and I’ll take any excuse to get my camera out. Talk to you soon!

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