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Sherlock at Salem Commons


A themed photo shoot from Fall 2012

Tyler, Young Sherlock, pondering life's mysteries at the Commons

It seems so long ago but just a few months past I convinced my teenage cousin to don his Sherlock costume and brave a blustery day at Salem Commons.

His memory is beyond impressive and would spout off Holmes quotes from the books and Downey Jr. movies. Sadly, he hasn’t seen my favorite the BBC series Sherlock yet.

Fall pictures right before Hurricane Sandy

We weren’t sure what to expect from the massive storm, especially after all the devastation it created up the East Coast but came through with barely a hiccup. Though we did lose power and there were a lot of trees down from the microbursts afterwards.

Sherlock was on the case

The air was crisp, the sun bright and we enjoyed clowning around in the park . I took far more pictures than I’d ever use but when you have a willing subject who is enjoying themselves it’s photography at it’s most fun (I really wanted to say funniest but doubt Sherlock would approve).

What you do in this world is a matter of no consequence. The question is what can you make people believe you have done. Sherlock quotes and photo shoot

What I learned

Make sure you’re on the same page as your subject.
We talked about what we wanted to do ahead of time so there were no surprises other than how chilly it was.

Be flexible.
When Halloween events blocked off part of the Commons we worked around it and took a stroll downtown where we got some fun shots.

What one man can invent, another can discover. Sherlock #quotes

Tweet one of these Sherlock quotes:

There is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact

To a great mind, nothing is little

The game is afoot. Sherlock #quotes & photo shoot

Here is a collage I posted first on my fan page and a slideshow of many pictures from the day. Enjoy and tell me what kind of themed shoot you’d love to do!


If you have trouble viewing the video {like I did on my NOOK} try a direct link to the original video on Animoto.

Believe it or not this counts as two things on my 31@31 bucket list: a themed photo shoot and a park!

9 Responses to Sherlock at Salem Commons

    • I KNOW!Don’t get me started on Cumberbatch! He was also in The Hobbit- which I haven’t seen yet. Woah- I had to take a deep breath there.

      Thanks for stopping by 🙂 Off to look at some Sherlock pins now :O
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