Realizing that what really matter most are the "F", "P", and the "C" -- "Friends, Photos, and Cameraderie" (yup, that's spelled correctly: CAMERAderie). Therefore, they concentrated on giving the members a night of fun, friendship and lots of model shoot! Once everything was finalized, the invitations were sent out to the members via flickrmail, the venue was readied and the food and the models in the waiting.
Members responded and the invitations were answered, the registry filled up with member names. All is set by the end of the week. The big day came.
Photo by: Hocchuan
The big day came and silence enveloped the online threads of FPC, except maybe punctuated by the far voices of members who are based outside of the
Ppaps and JC - Kael and Mtxtremist
Rey Nocum, Tuklaw, Shot-goon and lightroom - Jepoy, John Edwards and Lenard Po
Kael and julygarcia - Lenard Po, Spiegelbild and JC
Whiteknight and Mercedes - Lordjit and Rabbitsfoot
Powerpee and Spiegelbild - Kamalayan, ten_paras and Whiteknight
Look up the thread HERE to see who won the other prizes.
Unfortunately, the time passes by and the models have to rest too. Even the Flickerian photographers has to go home to share the beautiful photos that they took that night. Goodbyes were said, handshakes conclude another day of friendship, and those who still have the strength stayed on for the parting shots. Some models who really looked tired, gave satisfied smiles for the parting shots.
It's been a great and fun-filled anniversary party, no one could contest.
Write up by: rareimages by shutterbugrer
Fashion Show Direction by Rei Rana of aRTi Entertainment
Hair & Make up Artists : Karen Angelynne Leong & Amix Beltran
Assistant : Allen Ting
Gowns by Baro at Saya Houte Couture c/o Loraine Javier
Clara Castro - blue gown, white bikini
Sharla O'Hara - black/gold gown, violet bikini
Andrea Gregorio - white/pink gown
Dana Sarigumba - black gown, black bikini
Shella Hollon - the petite one, black bikini
Kimberly Panganiban - white gown, red bikini
Mercedes Cabral - old rose gown, black bikini
Jerry Polence - Fran from Final Fantasy XII
You can view the rest of the photos of the Anniversary Party HERE