Notes on a Party

Archive for the ‘Photo + Video’ Category

April 3, 2013 | Bright Idea, Photo + Video

“You guys give good ‘gram,” was a compliment that I paid to some photogenic friends the other day.  Of course, I was referring to Instagram, the current digital photography app that has obsessed users documenting each funny, pretty and precious moment of their lives through fancy filters for all the…
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Obsessed with Instagram?  Here’s a way to free all of those vintage Polaroid-like photos from your iPhone.  Stickygram is a personalized printing service that converts your Instagram pictures into little square magnets for your fridge.  All you need to do is create your pack of nine magnets online and have…
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Why brave the chilly weather and the Saturday night crowds, when you can keep the party at home? Whether you play Texas Hold ‘Em or Scrabble, here are some fun ideas and entertaining tips for hosting your very own Game Night. The key to any casual get-together is making sure…
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Parents snap thousands of shots of their little ones, but capturing their child’s beauty and spirit in one incredible photo can be a challenge. Not for Ron Holtz, a professionally trained photographer and father of three who has a wide breath of experience shooting children, families, celebrities, CEOs and brides….
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Selection of Artwork
October 19, 2007 | Photo + Video

Collecting art is kind of like falling in love. It all starts with a little spark. So to capture some of the excitement from the Fall photography auctions at Sotheby’s this week (which brought in over $12 million), Notes on a Party hosted an intimate art event at the private…
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Kolo Photo Albums
October 5, 2007 | Photo + Video, Weddings

The last few gifts from your registry have rolled in just shy of your one year anniversary and you realize that your wedding photos are still in a box on your dresser. We recommend heading to the new Kolo Bar. You won’t be able to order a cocktail but we…
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Panasonic Lumix
March 30, 2007 | Photo + Video, Tech + Gadgets

Call me a sentimental fool but I love photo albums. From my best friend’s wedding to our safari in Africa, I would spend hours on albums – arranging prints, gluing corners by hand and writing captions in pencil. Choosing an album to house all the images was just as much…
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Photo by Sammy Davis Jr.
March 10, 2007 | DJ + Music, Photo + Video

 Last night, I drank dirty martinis with The Rat Pack…. Vanity Fair, Ports 1961 and the Accompanied Literary Society hosted a party to celebrate the launch of, “Photo by Sammy Davis, Jr.,” a book of previously unpublished images by the legendary entertainer. The Ports 1961 showroom was transformed into a…
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