Crystal Lights of Festive Color

It’s that time again!!!! We are revisiting our posts of Christmas past as we prepare the new images for this year.  It is surely a beautiful time of the year of festive lights and joy!

It’s Christmastime and that is exciting for us as photographers as we tour resorts, wineries, Christmas light shows and more to capture the beauty of the season. On the JayJacy Photography blog we are featuring 25 Days of Beautiful Christmas Trees as it is, of course, one of our favorite subjects of Christmas photography and every year at every place we are dazzled by the artistic creations of the designers. This is a favorite from “The Greenbrier Resort” photoshoot.  The colors and lighting were magnificent.

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You can visit the JayJacy blog for more Christmas Tree inspiration.

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Blue Hour at Christmastime

A revisit to Christmas Blue Hour.  Christmastime is here at last, a favorite time of the year for faith, family, food, festivities and of course, beautiful decorations of light and color, snow sledding, skating and enjoying the season.  It is a delightful time for photographers to capture the beauty in HDR.  As we embark on our Christmas Photo Tour, we share a favorite from our Greenbrier Photo Shoot:

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Beautiful in Blue, The Greenbrier Resort glorious in color, lights and couple that with the “blue hour” and “snow’ — a recipe for pure delight to the eyes!  A week at Greenbrier on combination photoshoot and holiday adventure offered a plethora of wonderful delights for our HDR photography.  We trekked the estate at 12 degrees and six inches of snow to photograph the lights and decorations filling cards to the hilt until we were frozen and on return were rewarded with a cozy place in front of the fireplace with super-delish hot chocolate, warm cookies and a glorious concert!  It was a  truly a magical Christmas holiday adventure!

The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. As a National Historic landmark, The Greenbrier Resort’s classic architecture, exquisite interior design, carefully sculpted landscape, impeccable service and outstanding amenities have hosted distinguished guests from around the world since 1778.

Visit our galleries for a larger view of this image:  Beautiful in Blue

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HDR Notes: Canon 5dMII, Canon EF50mm f1.2L, Raw, [3 at +2-0-_2] ISO 800, Photomatix, Topaz DeNoise, PS-CS4, Sandstone Texture

Oh Christmas Mirror

“Mirror, Mirror on the wall, whose the fairest of them all…”

Christmas travel to favorite places gives us many opportunities for photography even in the most remote places.  Whether in nature, museums, concert halls or famous hotels a cursory walkabout will surprise us unique and fun subjects to shoot.  As photographers, we are fascinated with reflections, light and unique and different opportunities to capture them and thus this image.  Simple but unique and fun.

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