The packages are bro-wrapped ( defined as a best attempt by a dude to wrap a gift) and ready to go.
A few last meals with friends before everyone runs off to a break.
[photopress:balls.jpg,full,centered]outside Tiffany in BH
The cameras are ready, batteries charged and media cards cleared.
These are some of the most emotionally charged, global consciousness, human drama, simultaneous events (except for the old time zone deal) in the days in our lives. Every year.
How will you interpret it with photography?
In Beverly Hills this week, they had their crystal street decorations, up and down each street. This snap was done on Rodeo Drive.
But check the detail: seems they like to protect those little ornaments. How warm.
Please be kinder and gentler to each other this holiday season. The global economic funk affects a lot of folks, and this season gives it special emphasis. If you have something extra to give, donate it to the proper places. Or give your time. Or maybe use you photographic services as a gift.
And when you see how good that feels, what the heck, might as keep doing it for the rest of the year.