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Bethany's Year 9 Prom

Last month I had the pleasure of photographing my step daughter and her friends before their prom. Bethany invited 7 of her friends around for photos at our place before the event. Its not often that she's glad I'm a photographer but I think on this occasion she was. Not that she'd ever tell me that though.

The girls each arrived one by one and as can be expected they arrived to much screaming, hugs and giggles, all pretty much in awe at how beautiful and different they each looked from their day to day appearance. And they did look beautiful. Oh to be young again. It took me back to my prom a number of years ago (the exact number of years is not important). It was a great time for me, one that took weeks of preparation, so I can imagine how excited these lot were on this occasion. It was great fun photographing each of these girls. With flawless skin I have only a vague recollection of ever having and perfect hair and makeup they were dream subjects, each with their own style and special something.
Unlike most prom goers though, our lot never got around to sorting their limo. So my husband had the brilliant and strange idea of using his transit van. And for some reason the girls seemed to love it. I can't help but think though, that had they managed to arrange their limo they would have thought it to be a ridiculous idea.


The mode of tranportation I thought was most unique and impressive was the double decker bus. What a fab idea and perfect for a load of lads. I only wish I'd thought of it myself. I must keep it in mind for Kieran's prom in 3 years.

Comments

Bryony said…
They are amazing photographs, such pretty girls and wonderfully shot. I especially love the one of them all hugging each other, such a warm photo that the girls will surely treasure.

I am amazed that they have a year 9 prom! I didn't even get a year 11 prom, let alone one at younger! Hope they had a whale of a time and loving the idea of the transit van for transport!

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