The most wonderful time of the year … for me

Share Random Photos Wednesday

Festival season officially began for me last night with the kickoff meeting of the Summerfest Street Team.  Anyone that knows me knows that I have a love of music that is somewhat … passionate.  And my love of the World’s Largest Music Festival is a part of what keeps me going through the long, cold winter here in Wisconsin.

I’ve been part of the Summerfest Street Team for several years – a team leader for the last two.  I’ve had such a blast getting to know the people that organize the festival and the fans that love it.  I can’t imagine not being a part of it.  Why do I love it so much?  There are many reasons – the music, the food, the people I meet.  The diversity of all of those things.  There truly is something for everyone at Summerfest.

If you want to know more about the festival go to summerfest.com and follow me on Facebook and Twitter (links below).  I will post updates, photos and let you all know where the Street Team will be so you come by and say Hi!  We always have some free tickets to give away.  Plus, this year we are hoping to have some events here in Madison.  Woohoo!

I’ll be sharing photos I’ve taken over the years on Wednesdays from here on.  Let me know if you recognize anyone on stage or off.

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Kids and Families in Madison WI

Monday is:  share kids and family portraits day.

I really enjoyed spending a couple of hours with this cool little family unit.  It was a very laid back, go with the flow kind of session – as you can see by the photos.  This was one of those “ah ha” moments (as a photographer) that helped me see family portraits should be less about “posing” and more about laughing.  I realize that in a few areas there is some blurriness due to motion but I accept that.  These photos tell me the story of this family – the fun, the spontaneity and the love.

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I still get a kick out of …

… seeing my work published.

The Delta Routine is one of the bands that performed at the Pablove benefit event in January.  The are a great bunch of guys and their music is awesome!  They have been out on tour for a bit so check your local listings and their site for a show near you.

http://thedeltaroutine.com/

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Share wedding photographs in Madison WI

Friday is Share Wedding Photographs

I love taking wedding pictures inside the Capitol building.  It’s architecture just screams for a bride and groom to pose.  On this particular day I had the luxury of time with my couple so we played.  On our way down from the third floor an idea for a mini photo story popped into my head.  I asked the bride and groom to stand in the middle of the elevator doors and kiss.  This is what happened …

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