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October 18th, 2010

friends, photography gig rant

It was an extremely social weekend for me. But I'm glad I got to hang out with my old friends, and actually it didn't drain my introvert self as much as I thought it would.

Miriam stayed over two nights, and we went to the Vegan Ice-Cream party together: Sweet Ritual. Delicious ice-cream cookies!

I second shot a 6 hour wedding, beautiful bride. And I was very chill about the whole thing. I was in a stretch hummer limo for the first time ever. It was cramped. I did it for free, but it was worth it.

There were brunches at Kerby Lane, I love their blueberry pancakes, and also a free sushi dinner as a thank-you for doing photography at the Out of Bounds festival.

I did a volunteer gig on Friday night, which annoyed me on several levels:
1. They didn't tell me there was a second photographer until a few days before the event.
2. The second photographer used Flash. I would've brought my own flash if I knew it was allowed, but Flash is generally not allowed in live theater. It's distracting to the audience. They asked him if he could not use it, but he said he is "set up" that way.
3. During the show, they thanked all the volunteer performers, and even the sound guy, but the photographers were never thanked. 

When your show is over, and your after-party is over, the photographers are still downloading, editting, uploading your photos.

Anyways, I'm done with shooting that show. I think there are enough men out there who will fight over shooting a burlesque show for free, with their kit lens that can't handle dark events without  flash. </rant>

Though not much editing is going on now, it's on hold until I get my new computer.

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