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So Long 2015, Thank You For Everything! – Behind The Scenes

Wow! We can’t believe another year has passed us by.  We’ve had the fantastic privilege of working with so many wonderful clients, families and friends.  We are truly blessed to be in the position we are in and we are thankful for each day we get to wake up and do what we love!  Take a peek behind the scenes of a year at Do Something Different Media!corprate video 2We’re so fortunate to have such great clients.  As you see above, we’re full of smiles on the video set.  Brian is always on top of audio, and this year we got some DSD swag so we look good on the job!corprate photoThroughout the year we take a lot of portraits, and that means TONS of test shots of Brian.  This is what we call the “test photo” face.  We always love taking fresh new professional photos for our clients like the fun team at OrthoCare (top right).  Whether it is custom stock or product photos, or new company head shots, we just love being behind the lens.  And sometimes, we even model some products for our clients….luckily Brian doesn’t really need this neck brace ; )Corprate VideoWe had the pleasure of capturing video at a few client appreciation events this year.  There’s nothing like giving back to hard working employees to show your appreciation.  We had a ton of fun shooting video at the shooting range in Hudson…their events really are a blast!!Portrait shootsWe love that our job takes us to such beautiful locations.  Not only are the locations beautiful, but our subjects are too.WeddingsWedding season is always a blast with the Do Something Different Media Team.  We love being wedding photographers and videographers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.  There are so many beautiful locations that we get to visit and amazing couples we get to see pledge their love for one another.  Get’s us all warm and fuzzy!! <3weddings 2Our job as photographers on a wedding day is full of excitement and problem solving.  From perfect detail photos, to fluffing the brides dress on a windy beach, we make sure our brides and grooms are having the best day and that they have photos to prove it!DSD_Behind the Scenes-1Here are a few behind the scenes shots from our Do Something Different Media showreel on our website homepage.  Serious shooting almost always calls for serious PBJ.DSD_Behind the Scenes-2Nothing like shooting in cold weather!  Luckily, we have had some awesome subjects who were willing to brave the icy cold and windy conditions we us for some epic images.DSD_Behind the Scenes-3Sometimes the edit gets the best of you and other times YOU get the best of the edit!  Don’t worry Brian, it’s bow tie Friday ; )  Can you tell we have a ton of fun at the office?!DSD_Behind the Scenes-4The guys hard at work filming for our Senior Model Day interviews. Everyone is all smiles behind the scenes at DSD!DSD_Behind the Scenes-5

And we always enjoy a good DSD group selfie!  As Pete says, “Fun faces are fun”! (great insight there!)DSD_Behind the Scenes-6

Our DSD Angels…And some fancy DSD swag being shown off during some bridal preps.  Our clients are the best!!DSD_Behind the Scenes-7Taking over our clients office space is something that we really excel at.  Don’t mind us, we are just going to put all of our stuff everywhere for this epic shot!DSD_Behind the Scenes-8DSD_Behind the Scenes-9When we get busy, we call for backup.  Penny Lane has been crucial to our success of meeting important deadlines. Her typing skills aren’t always the best, but her dedication to fluff and kisses is above and beyond our expectations.DSD_Behind the Scenes-10 DSD_Behind the Scenes-11Can you tell that Rhi loves her job?  So many happy behind the scenes moments!  On a side note, I don’t think our step stool gets enough credit, it basically goes wherever Rhi goes.DSD_Behind the Scenes-12After a long day of hard work, our smiles are all about the delicious wedding food we are about to enjoy!  Shout out to the White Apron catering company for the tasty meal we enjoyed this day!DSD_Behind the Scenes-13We love working with local Manchester, New Hampshire companies!  It allows them to come visit us at the studio and it  us to go shoot at their location.  And of course, everyone is having fun!!

Here are a companies we had the pleasure of working with in 2015.

Red Crow Equity Crowdfunding

DSD_Behind the Scenes-14On the top left, Pete is doing his best photobomb while taking a puppy break on the floor.  Penny Lane is, as always, hard at work blogging and creating social campaigns.  And lastly, Brian and Peter are sporting our brand new DSD shirts in the studio!

 Well folks, that’s a wrap on 2015!  Again, thank you all for such a great year!  Hope you enjoyed all our behind the scenes fun. : ) We cannot wait for another year of fun memories, creative projects, and new clients to work with!  If you’re looking to Do Something Different in 2016 please feel free to Contact Us for all of your Photo, Video, Website or Branding needs.  And, if you happen to be engaged, check out our Weddings!
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
– The DSD Team
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It’s Time For Our Holiday PhotoBooth Friday!

It’s that time of year again and the DSD team is super excited to celebrate with a holiday-inspired Photo Booth Friday!  Today in the studio we got all dolled-up for you and even our fury friend got in the spirit of the season.  As you can see from these fun outtakes, PennyLane prefers to be the center of attention around the office and can be a bit dramatic at times…xmascardWith all the drama of choosing the right holiday headwear to suit her best look, someone is lucky she is photogenic and super adorable!!  Not sure anyone else could pull off these reindeer antlers quite as well as Penny does.xmascard1Of course, we all thought the hat was a good look for her…but Penny’s face says it all!xmascard2After lots of takes, and plenty of treats, our little fury model was once again the show stopper and we are thrilled with our holiday photo booth Friday results.  Hope you enjoy this holiday cheer from the Do Something Different team!!xmascard3Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season, from the DSD Family to yours!!xmascard4

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