Picture Me, Loving You

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Quick explanation; the following is a photo-narrative, basically a story told through pictures. Each picture and its title contain clues to the story, and the viewer should consider nothing in the picture an accident. Need more of an explanation? CLICK HERE

Their big day

What have we here?

Won’t hurt me again

Alone in the mourning

If it wasn’t for you

It wasn’t me

Seriously, it wasn’t me!!

Suckas!!

This proves nothing

In search of justice

To stop a monster, you need a bigger monster

An eye for an eye

Picture me loving you… still.

The-End

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Explaining Picture Me, Loving You

Explaining Picture Me, Loving You

SPOILER ALERT!! Fair warning, if you haven't seen or finished Picture Me, Loving You yet, stop reading now.  No really... I'm about to ruin the thrill of figuring it all out for yourself.  Seriously... click here and start from the beginning...

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The Opposite Side Of The Lens

Or...Three Things I've Learned From Being The Subject   When Dan asked me to collaborate with him on this project, I was very enthusiastic. For me it was more than just a chance to get show off my skills as a costumer, it was a chance to be in front of the...

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My Affinity for Urban Decay

   In as much as people may find Chris' costume making hobby strange, I totally get that people may also find my affinity for urban decay to be strange.  While I don't consider myself to be a camera-toting-hipster who takes pictures of...

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One shoot left, and you're Invited!

   I am totally excited that now that the shoot at Eastern State Penitentiary is over, we only have one shoot left to do!  Oh, and we'd love for you to come join us!  Nope, it's not an April Fool's joke; here's the deal.  ...

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That time we drove 9.5 hours for one photo

   Okay, okay, so we took more than one photo... and technically I guess you could say it was 19 hours total for the entire roundtrip... however you want to cut it, we went a long way out of our way to get an image (not the image above, to be clear)....

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POTW: Little Yellow Corvette

   Let me just say that it is nice to have friends, and it is VERY nice to have a friend that has a Corvette... and will let you borrow it.  Said friend has asked to remain anonymous for reasons that should be fairly obvious, though a good...

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POTW: Inside the Nemo Tunnel

I'm going to step away from Poland content for just a bit (I figured you would want a short break) and post something local.  By now you guys have probably noticed that I sometimes get photographic ideas in my head and then I run with them. Sometimes these ideas work...

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Credits

All concepts by Dan Thompson and Chris Hill. Photography by Dan Thompson. Costumes by Chris Hill / Screaming Chicken Studios. Thanks to Steve Zigler, Ashley Adcock, and Holly Rogers for being our focus group and providing great feedback. I’m sure I’m forgetting people, so thank you to anyone else that helped, and for those friends and family that have had to listen to me go on and on about this for the last 12 months!

Their Big Day

Special thanks to Colby McLemore of Colby’s Photography for help with the lighting, and to participants Ben Green, JJ Green, Lora Irwin, Cade Irwin (Raccoon), Allison Bakken (Chicken), Bahar Hill (Bridezilla), Brandi Blackard (brown horse), Amy Rogers (black horse), Holly Rogers (brown horse), Jay Norris (reindeer), Jennifer Norris (duck and as herself), Boone Norris (Wonderboy), my loving wife Holly, and to the random people who volunteered to be in the shot.

What have we here?

Special thanks to Shelley Huskey for help with the title and participants Ben Green, JJ Green, Colby McLemore, Lora Irwin, Cade Irwin (Raccoon), Allison Bakken (Chicken), Bahar Hill (Bridezilla), Brandi Blackard (brown horse), Amy Rogers (black horse), Holly Rogers (brown horse), Jay Norris (reindeer), Jennifer Norris (duck and as herself), Boone Norris (Wonderboy), my loving wife Holly, and to the random people who volunteered to be in the shot.

Won't hurt me again

Special thanks to Shelley Huskey for help with the title and to Bryan Allen… you know why.

Alone in the mourning

Huge thanks to Paul Noe and the Vibraslaps as well as the owners of Scruffy City Hall for letting us crash their party, and to Bill Foster for setting it all up. Special thanks to participants Allison Bakken (Chicken), Bahar Hill (brown horse), and Lisa Fuller (brown horse), and to Alan Cummins for letting me borrow the camera!

If it wasn't for you

Special thanks to participant Cade Irwin (Chicken).

It wasn't me!

Special thanks to Colby McLemore of Colby’s Photography for help with the lighting and for the hook up on the studio, thanks to Shelley Huskey and Logan Fairfax for help with the title, and to participants Bahar Hill (brown horse), Lisa Oakley (brown horse), and Rachel Cuthell (black horse).

Seriously, it wasn't me!!

Special thanks to the staff at Eastern State Penitentiary for putting up with our shenanigans, to Josh Cantrell and Claris Networks for letting me borrow the lighting, and to Eddie Foley for hooking us up with the police uniform. Many thanks to Bahar Hill (brown horse) and my loving wife Holly Thompson for letting us drive 9.5 hours one way for a single photo; you guys rock! Also thank you to Holly Thompson for help with the title.

Suckas!

Huge thank you to my friend whom shall remain nameless for letting me borrow your Corvette (I still want one). Special thanks to Shelley Huskey for help with the title, Jay Norris for helping with the shot and for the tip on the location, and to Bahar Hill for helping drive the car.

This proves nothing

Special thanks to Shelley Huskey for help with the title and to participant Cade Irwin (raccoon).

In search of justice

Huge thank you to Jay Norris for driving Chris and I to Nemo tunnel multiple times and letting us borrow your jeep several times as well, and for the tip on the location.

To catch a monster, you need a bigger monster

Again, huge thank you to Jay Norris for driving Chris and I to Nemo tunnel multiple times and letting us borrow your jeep several times as well, and for the tip on the location. Thanks to Andrew Irwin for help with the lighting, and thanks to Shelley Huskey for help with the title.

Eye for an eye

Special thanks to Justin Boyter (monster) for freezing your butt off with us for this shot, and to Shelley Huskey and Logan Fairfax for help with the title.

Picture me loving you, still

Special thanks to participants Clay Allen (Bridezilla) and Holly Thompson (raccoon hand).