Good morning from Huntington Beach everyone! It’s such an amazing week with so many terrific things going on. First, Ceremony Magazine has requested numerous photos that I’ve shot this year for their upcoming 2011 issue. What’s pretty cool is that they may run some of my work from Shelby & Matt’s Wedding that I recently photographed with WeTV for David Tutera’s “My Fair Wedding.”
Then, Monday overnight at midnight (Tuesday morning) I launched the Official Sneak Peek of the Super Secret Project For Brides & Grooms. That is such a labour of love & I’m totally counting the days and hours until the “official” project drops next week on Black Friday after Thanksgiving.
“And… Then!” A few days ago, I received a message from a colleague that I totally respect & dig; [b]ecker. He is a huge influence on the photography industry along with running his professional wedding photography business as well. [b]ecker has asked me to share my thoughts about being a photographer with other photographers on the [b] School Study Hall. I am so honoured and flattered that he’s asked me to do this! Be sure to mark your calendars because I’m sharing what’s inside the agile mind of David Esquire tomorrow; November 18th from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PT.
“And… Then!” I’m taking the night off & going to the Sold Out Robyn Concert at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles. Robyn is an absolutely incredible artist from Sweden. If you’re not too familiar with Robyn, here’s a snippit of her bio from Wikipedia. Check this out!
“Robyn became known in the late nineties for her worldwide dance-pop hits “Show Me Love” and “Do You Know (What It Takes)” from her debut album Robyn Is Here (1997). Robyn entered Melodifestivalen 1997 as a songwriter with the entry “Du gör mig hel igen” (You Make Me Whole Again). The popularity of her #1 hit single “With Every Heartbeat“, and subsequent album release Robyn (2005), brought her mainstream success worldwide. In January 2009 Robyn won a Swedish Grammis award for Best Live Act 2008.
Robyn released the first of a trilogy of albums to be released over the course of 2010 titled Body Talk Pt. 1, in June of that year, peaking at #1. It was her first album since Robyn. The album’s lead single “Dancing on My Own” was released a few weeks prior to the album’s release, and became a hit single worldwide. A follow up album, Body Talk Pt. 2, was released on September 6, entering straight at #1 of the Swedish chart, and the final album of the trilogy, Body Talk, will release on 22th November 2010 with the first single Indestructible.”
I could probably go on & on about Robyn, but I think you get the picture (no photography pun intended!) about how amazing she is. Another thing that I totally dig about her is she embraces technology with her videos and website. If you haven’t checked out Robyn’s Website yet, I really encourage you to drop what you’re doing right now. It’s a totally interactive website that you can customize to meet your needs & what you want from it.
I was checking out her website last night & clicked on the window on Robyn’s website that said “Killing Me.” I didn’t quite know what I was in for, but it opened up a New Window that took a few moments to load & then — BAM – it was a full-sized music video that you can be a part of in real time. That’s right, you read it correctly — real time. If you Tweet the song with a hash tag on twitter, it will run your Tweet on the video. Now that is totally cool!!!
So with all that said about her and that I’m attending her concert tonight, it seemed only fitting that I share the “Killing Me” video with you. Plus I wanted to share her “Dream On” video as well.
But before you check out this week’s West Coast Wednesday Video Of The Week and you’re thinking… Hey – I’d really like to get to know this Orange County Wedding Photographer that loves the music, fashion, photography and art, feel free to contact me anytime.
Without further ado, here is Robyn in “Killing Me” and “Dream On” for today’s West Coast Wednesday Video Of The Week. So sit back & enjoy your favourite morning beverage and I hope you enjoy her music as much as I do.
Also, don’t just have an awesome West Coast Wednesday yourself, but help someone else have one too – cheers!