Camo Formal and Bill Konway - Rock the Outdoor Runway
The benefits of attending the POMA conference come in many varieties. For new CP member Camo Formal (Judy Brimer) and media member/photographer Bill Konway, the benefit is a partnership sure to rock the fashion runway. Check out a couple of images from their photo shoot last week. Great formal wear for upcoming holidays and events.
About Camo Formal
In September 2007, the idea of Camo Formal began as a request from a wholesale account that was currently blogging and had a blogger searching for “someone to add camouflage to her wedding gown.” The connection was made because that same day a person talking to the blogger also talked to Judy at Formals Etc., a 25 year manufacturer of custom formal-wear.
Once that custom addition of camouflage was completed, the non-camouflage wearing (never, at all) staff and local bridal customers found it so “pretty” that a few more were made and then when interest began to bloom in every area of formal-wear including homecoming, prom, and After 5 attire, it became evident that “yes” there was a love of camouflage that overcame traditional obstacles to being different at your special event. Normally bridal and formal traditions are very old, very well-ingrained, and not many dare to be that different. When wearing camouflage formal-wear, the idea is obviously NOT to blend in.
About Bill Konway Photography
Taking pictures is one of the few things that Bill Konway has been doing longer than hunting and fishing. The taking of pictures at some point evolved into capturing moments, and then feelings, and then glimpses into the soul of his subject’s. Whether it was a person or a place didn’t matter. His uncanny ability to take the viewer with him, as if looking over his shoulder, allows them to experience the smells, the tastes, and the very essence of the location, perhaps even the thoughts that might be running through the subjects mind as the photograph is made.
Twenty plus years as a photojournalist in Chicago has honed his natural instincts for a great photograph but his desire to uncover the beauty of the natural world has left him with a critical eye to look for the little things. Details that can reveal as much as the "Big Picture" itself.