Saturday, May 12, 2012

Shadow Shots: The Wedding


This shadowy shot was taken at my son's wedding ... and for those of you thinking "WTF?" - yes, that's a real airplane behind the head table. Thought you might enjoy some seeing how the "Wedding in a Hangar" turned out last week.


The place was packed for most of the night, so I had to wait until things had cleared out a bit to get these. We had our doubts about the venue, but once the professional lighting company got done with it it turned out to be quite a dramatic setting. Don't you think?



People were drawn outside to watch model airplanes equipped with LED lights do stunts against the backdrop of a full moon. Sadly, my photos of them didn't turn out, but I did get some decent ones of the biplanes: See those here.


Hope you've all been well - it's good to be back!

**Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday.


Sylvia K said...

How cool and how different! I love it! Terrific captures, too!! Sending lots of good wishes for your son and his new wife! I'm sure you're ready for a break!! Enjoy your weekend!


Carletta said...

Very cool! Love the color of the lights!
The floor is shiny and it looks like folks are having a good time so - well done. :)

Kelly said...

What a unique and memorable idea for a wedding!

Chubby Chieque said...

Absolutely, hilarious!!!

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the theme. The shadows and the reflections are wonderful.

Job well done.

Happy SSS,

Ralph said...

I like airplanes (hence 'airhead'), I think the one with props on the left is a Merlin the jet a Hawker? At any rate, a hangar wedding reception is amazing, so different, so cool! I like how the executive can enter the airplane in any weather inside - that's the life! And that urethane coated floor - spotless! A great post!

Gemma Wiseman said...

An amazing venue for a wedding! How creative! And the lighting is so dramatic yet romantic! Delightful photos!

MyMaracas said...

Ralph, I knew you'd enjoy this! And you're right, the plane on the left is a Merlin. The one on the right is a Cessna Citation Vll. The two biplanes are Stearmans. There was also a T-6 Texan parked outside. Wish you could have been there!

Thanks, everyone, for the kind words. I'm glad you liked these!

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for your beautiful contribution to Shadow Shot Sunday 2. - Rose

Youth Shadow

Rajesh said...

Congratulations to son on his wedding. Wonderful shots.

Daryl Edelstein said...

and you survived! mazel tov

Anonymous said...

So lovely.

Judy SheldonWalker said...

Congrats and love your light reflections.