Unfortunately, I had a photo failure - my tripod broke! It was a really cheap piece that I bought back in Cordoba and I knew it was chintzy. BUT, it was very lightweight. Well, one of the screws got stripped and I could no longer tighten it. Bummer.
At least that happened after I got these pics:
The party was a little challenging for me personally, as I’m working west coast hours, and I got a last minute request from a client. I finished eating, and started working, right there at the party. Thanks to Arestia for this pic!
Finished up the client request juuuuust in time for the fire dance show!
Now, I’m working with a busted tripod and need to take long exposure shots. Super challenging, because I’m trying to hold the tripod still while taking 1-4 second exposures. But, with some careful hands, I was able to keep it steady.
And then...couldn’t believe it. My memory card was full. LOL Photo failure #2.
The fire dance show was only about 5 minutes total? And, half the time, I’m deleting pics from my memory card. Comical in hindsight, super frustrating at the time!
That being said, I think I got some decent shots.
And, special thanks to Diane Brashear for sharing her video of the show!
Kudos to Remote Year, and Travis and Sam for planning an awesome party, and giving us our own fire dance show! We are spoiled.