I love them for the fresh foods and craft work but also for the spur of the moment things that happen. It might be letting the kids hang out in the animal section or getting their faces painted, or getting to eat morning tea while being entertained by a muscial act or busker. Markets are usually held in an open space area that has a park close by, so to me they provide the perfect lazy day activity for all of us.
A few weeks ago while my parents were here for a visit, I took Mum for a wander at the Williamstown Market, (yes, you Eastern Suburbs chicks, you have to go over the West Gate Bridge to get there!) To my delight we found a little tent with a photographer with a new concept - pop in and have some photos done instantly, and if you like what you see emailed to you the next week, buy what you want, if not, then doesn't matter, no obligation to spend up, no one hassling you (like at those other places of
I LOVE Photos. They are my addiction. I don't smoke, certainly don't drink as much as I would like, don't buy magazines, but I do spend on photos.
SS was worried.
But no need! These photos are fabulous and fabulously priced.
So much am I excited about this concept that next time (if that ever happens) that SS has the Williamstown Market day off, we are heading back to get a family shot, good or bad weather, it wont matter, Karen from Studio Kas will click away. Fix me up with good hair and skin and da da - family portrait will be done.
Here are a couple of shots that Karen did (yes I have full permission to reproduce them on my site, but no, you do not.)