Right out of History

February 7, 2011

I had to go down to Long Beach today to take care of some business, and while I was driving through town I saw this old photo-booth. I remember back when these were in every shopping center parking lot, but most of them have long ago been torn down to recover the parking spaces the booth took up. I was so enamored with this little boot that I went around the block and came back and shot some photos of it. I love the convenience and ease of shooting digital, but I truly miss the “good ole’ days” of film.

Photobooth 685x1024 Right out of History

Old school photo booth.

Free Film 1024x685 Right out of History

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My 52/52 Project

February 5, 2011

Last year I started a picture a day project where I would create a photograph every day for one year. I had a great time for several weeks, but it was a more daunting task than I was able to follow through with. So this year I am making a little more realistic, I am creating one photograph per week for 52 weeks. I gladly welcome any comments or suggestions from everyone.

My first photograph of this project is a portrait of my dog Gucci. I shot it with natural window light with a nikon 35mm f1.8 lens shot wide open for the great depth of field.

SWTPhoto 56 685x1024 My 52/52 Project

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Welcome to my new site!

February 5, 2011

Hello there world, welcome to the new blogsite for Shane Thompson Photography.  This new site will combine my galleries, and blog into one location.  I am very grateful for  photographyblogsites.com, The [b]School, and my good friend Becker for providing this site and getting my online presence a much needed facelift.

Please check back regularly to find out what is going on in my life, to see photos from recent weddings, and the personal projects I am working on.

Thank you

Shane

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Yellowstone

September 25, 2010
Wolf Yellowstone

I had the opportunity a few weeks ago to go to yellowstone and shoot some photos for my stock portfolios.  I got some really nice shots, and I wanted to share them here with you all.  Let me know what you think, and which are your favorites.  I love to get feedback on my photos.

Grizzley+1 Yellowstone

Lillies+2 Yellowstone

Geyser Yellowstone

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A+Bride+by+Window Dustin and Morgans Wedding

Last weekend I had the opportunity to help out my good friend Nate Allred of Treasure Photography shoot a wedding in Utah.  The bride was absolutely beautiful, and the couple was so excited to be getting married.  Even the 100 degree plus weather didn’t hamper the party. 

A+Boquet Dustin and Morgans Wedding

The bride had a beautiful boquet.

A+Bride+and+Groom Dustin and Morgans Wedding

A+details Dustin and Morgans Wedding

A+Flower Dustin and Morgans Wedding

The flowers on the arch over which they were married.

A+Pool+Flowers Dustin and Morgans Wedding

Beautiful floating flower arrangements in the pool.

A+Wedding+Cake+Shove Dustin and Morgans Wedding

The bride and groom enjoy their wedding cake.

A+Wedding+Kiss Dustin and Morgans Wedding

The KISS!!!!

A+Pool+Jump Dustin and Morgans Wedding

After the reception, the bride and groom as well as the rest of the bridal party ended up in the pool.  Hope they get their deposits back on the tuxes.

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