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party lights

May 29, 2009


top and bottom images are mine.
the middle images: 1. Untitled, 2. Untitled, 3. Untitled, 4. Untitled


some out-of-town guests are coming to NY this weekend, and i’m throwing a little party … so i thought i’d get myself in the mood to string up the party lights today. it doesn’t seem like the end of may around here, weather-wise or in my head. i think a party outside on a roofdeck, with lights and lanterns, cold beers, good food and friends is just what i need. i’m ready for you, summer. (and please, weather gods, no more rain this weekend)

also, thanks for all of your nice comments this week about my film shots – i appreciate them all.
a happy weekend to you!

  1. May 29, 2009 8:14 am

    i am charmed by your lights… planning to put up some of my own in the coming weeks. there is nothing better than that summer night glisten. cheers, brian! :) mav

  2. May 29, 2009 8:27 am

    I put up party lights on our back porch last July for Tim’s birthday party, and they’ve been there ever since. They look just as pretty while it’s snowing as they do in the rain, or on a summer night. They make me happy.

  3. May 29, 2009 9:23 am

    there simply is nothing better than that *twinkle*!
    may there be twinkles in everyone’s eyes too :)
    hope you hav a lovely weekend!

  4. May 29, 2009 9:28 am

    I love the mood of party lights. Especially on a warm (ish) summer night. Have fun!

  5. May 29, 2009 9:28 am

    GREAT first shot. i love that. the blue is awesome.

  6. May 29, 2009 10:11 am

    ooh, party lights! these images are great, and really do say, “welcome, summer!” i have really enjoyed your film shots this weekend. they have me thinking, “where is my old minolta? which makes me panic–but only because i am moving and don’t know where anything is. but once i find it. . . i am excited to get to know it again. have a great weekend!

  7. May 29, 2009 11:17 am

    hope the weekend treats you and your guests right.

  8. May 29, 2009 11:29 am

    love all of these! reminds me I need to get my summer lights strung…. enjoy your party.

  9. May 29, 2009 1:02 pm

    In the UK they call these fairy lights :)
    I adore them! They make everything just a little more special.
    Enjoy your weekend with friends..and the roofdeck party sounds just lovely.

  10. May 29, 2009 3:14 pm

    all of these are gorgeous, but the last one left me breathless. I adore that photo!

  11. marthasnail permalink
    May 29, 2009 6:16 pm

    have a great party! i’m keeping my fingers crossed for no rain. hope you will share what food/drink was served!

  12. May 30, 2009 1:06 am

    Sounds like a wonderfully charming evening. Loving the light.

  13. May 30, 2009 8:43 pm

    party lights. they get me every time.

  14. jacky permalink
    May 30, 2009 9:37 pm

    i stumbled upon your flickr account recently. love your photos. i am a junkie for atmosphere and setting and your pictures definitely let me indulge in that. i used to live in park slope and brooklyn heights and your photos of brooklyn and new york also bring me back to those years.

  15. May 31, 2009 5:04 pm

    Seems cool !

  16. June 1, 2009 5:35 pm

    hope you had a fantastic weekend brian. that top party lights shot is just perfection.

  17. June 5, 2009 12:06 am

    Lights like these = happiness and smiles!

  18. June 22, 2009 3:25 am

    your photos are so beautiful and melancholy. i love them.

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