The Westin in San Francisco hired me to photograph their annual Holiday Party / Employee Recognition ceremony at their hotel this year. Big corporate parties like this are always fun as there’s a ton of people, lots of great food and drink, and everyone is smiling and having a good time. Getting great candid photos of people in these situations is pretty easy. The trick is lighting large space with high ceilings. I brought out the big studio lights to help get the job done, I think it worked out quite well. Enjoy my favorites below.