Because reading wedding blogs makes me see the world differently, I ran around my friend Liz’s 4th of July BBQ taking “detail shots,” and then I did some crappy photo editing.
First the detail that inspired it all, the detail that actually merited a detail shot: Kaitlin’s masterful red, “white,” and blue sangria pitchers. In addition to white wine and fresh and frozen fruit, red had brandy, “white” had apple-flavored gin, and blue had brandy and blue Curaçao:
I had to follow up with a shot of my brother-in-law’s idea of how to present libations:
At this point I was on a roll, so I hit up a classic: a pair of shoes without feet in them.
Here’s another detail actually provided by the hostess:
And finally, the alley out back after ten people shotgunned beers:
You can tell it was a great party because I have shown you close-up photos of the stuff at it.