Monday, February 15, 2010

Chinese New Year!

The Red Balloons

I am refusing to let my temporary lack of a fancy shmancy camera stop me from going "out there" and taking as many pictures as I can. I must admit that my accuracy is quite a bit lower with the inferior specimen I have at the moment, but I just shoot more frames and hope for the best. These two were my favorite shots (tweaked a bit for effect) from this weekend's New Year parade at Chicago's Chinatown. I got there an hour before the main event and I was able to walk around and take some nice shots before the crowds rolled in, but this one was pure luck. I lifted the camera over my head and pointed it in the general direction of the dragon as it floated through the crowd, flying over people's heads:

Chinese Dragon

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