#yphouseparty DOWNLOAD

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First of all, a big thank you to everyone who came out and supported the Young Professional Committee's of the  inaugural fund raising event.  

As promised, here is the link to download your photos (in high res!) from the Awkward Family Photo Booth setup last night at Steamwhistle Breweries.

Link (on Dropbox):  Awkward Family Photo Booth Downloads

And don't forget to share using #yphouseparty

Of course, if you don't want to bother with the download, you can view and share the photo directly on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

WHY I LOVE MY JOB..

Many people think we merely snap some photos once or twice a week, and that it. In reality, that is the fun part. However for each hour of shooting, we spend another 2 or 3 hours with backend work, be it paperwork, or sorting, culling, backing up, organizing, colour correcting, cropping, retouching, printing, and on and on. So a 12 hour might mean 48 hours of work, from start to finish.  It's the bulk of our time. 

But every little while, those tedious tasks fade into memory, when looking at the back of your camera, you feel a mix of amazement and disbelief. Those 70 hour weeks seem a small price to pay to be able to capture such beautiful scenes....as your career. I had this moment this past week while at a shoot on the shores of Lake Simcoe, when I looked at my trusty ol' Nikon to see this: 

There is nothing else I would rather be doing...

THE PROVERBIAL SILVER LINING

We’ve all heard the expression “Every cloud has a silver lining”?  

This image really does, in the literal sense. Let me explain. The worst time to take photos are bright, sunny afternoons without any shade. It’s too bright. Too much contrast. Skin becomes shiny. People squint. There are lots of harsh shadows, etc, etc. 

Long story short, last week, during a shoot, my shoe went missing. The delay caused by me having to go find replacement shoes coincided with the arrival of this one massive cloud over Toronto which saved the photo. Coupled with our notable skyline, stunning sari colours and an epic pose requested by the groom (I was told its a family tradition). 

PHOTOBOOTH DOWNLOADS

Please note that we are having hiccups with the file hosting for the high-resolution downloads.

So we've uploaded the images to our DropBox  & Google Drive accounts (High quality means large file sizes).

To download your photo, just  follow these instructions: 

1. Send  an email to : marcin@marcinmoka.com OR fill out this form

2. Mention either the bride or grooms name in the subject

3. I will send you the link to the folder

4. Download and enjoy!