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Photobooth Fun 2014 Version

My photobooth has been a big hit this year. I upgraded some things from last year, worked out the kinks and even got some new backdrops (gold sparkle!) Info about adding on a booth to your own wedding at the end of the post. Also, forgive me the watermark. Making them pretty for the website is a lot more work than I’m willing to put into this everybody-buy-a-photobooth post. Whacky photobooth pictures:

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Gold sparkle is new as of July. I now have THREE beautiful backdrop options: gray damask (shown above), gold sparkle (shown below) and brown damask.

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So, obviously you want one at your wedding now, right? Here’s the infos:

  • I don’t have the ability to print on-site, which is a bummer. But! A few days after the wedding (same week), I’ll get the images processed and up in a gallery where guests can download high-res versions for free. They can do whatever they want with them – post on the Facebooks and print and things like that.

Laura & Brian | Newseum wedding | Washington, DC

Laura and Brian got married in one of DC’s raddest venues, the Newseum. These cool cats are California folks now, but they brought it on back DC-style hard for one crazy night of giant red moons, cardboard cat cut-outs, famous-chef food, cameo singing appearances and even spent a little time with the Berlin Wall.

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We started the day at the JW Marriott.

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Looking through these images, I was like “why did I crop in so tight?” but I like it (and don’t worry, L&B, I’ve got one with no one’s head cut off!) I guess I have the same eye while I’m shooting as while I’m blogging.

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Their ceremony was held on the terrace at the Newseum. It was warm, but you can’t beat the backdrop.

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Irene & Idrissa | Corcoran Gallery of Art | Anytime | Washington, DC

Irene and Idrissa have been married for over a decade, but, like the proverbial cobbler’s kids, Irene doesn’t wear shoes. Anyway, she’s a great photographer, so it was very humbling to be asked to do photos for her family. We even hit up a new museum for me – the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The gallery is on it’s way to becoming part of the Smithsonian so who knows what the place will be like in a few months. In the meantime, we soaked up some of the cool modern abstract stuff and rocked out the Duck Pond too.

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I was afraid of the geese but Irene and Idrissa plunged in.

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You can’t use flash in the museum. I know that. And you shouldn’t do it. But sometimes you just roll with it and fire off a few before the guards start yelling. And it’s worth it.