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The FANCY BRIGADES!
  The FANCY BRIGADES!
The FANCY BRIGADES!
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In Philadelphia, New Year's Day MEANS: The MUMMERS' PARADE!!!!
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And AFTER the parade (in the frigid streets), there's the Mummers' FANCY BRIGADE competition inSIDE the Convention Center. This is the second year that I have been privileged to shoot the "Fancies" with Bill. It's three hours of colorful, musical extravaganza to delight your eyes, your ears, and your IMAGINATIONS!
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Here's one of the shots. I'll post more in the coming days.
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© Michelle Alton
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Antonio Amen
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    Nice shot, well done

1/5/2013 4:11:15 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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I would have nightmares for a week.....

Fabulous work Mickey!

1/5/2013 4:14:36 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Nice capture! LOL Mel!

1/5/2013 4:16:04 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding color and clarity!

1/5/2013 4:21:11 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Cool capture and I bet this would be really fun to attend and shoot!

1/5/2013 4:32:07 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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I would like to see this too. Beautiful details and colors. Should see this again.

1/5/2013 4:35:16 AM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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YaY, Mummers! Nice work, Michelle.
I was in Philly a few weeks back. If I had any imagination I would have stayed for the parade.
it is so good to see them, thanks.

1/5/2013 5:31:33 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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What fun! Wonderful capture, Michelle!

1/5/2013 5:54:49 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Michelle,Looks like that was a great show my friend.Wonderful capture,WOW!!Beautiful color!!!!

1/5/2013 6:16:08 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Terrific capture, Michelle.

1/5/2013 6:39:34 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Such a cool capture!

1/5/2013 6:41:21 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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This looks like quite a show. I can just bet that each person in the audience walked away fully entertained. This is such a unique look, love it. The colors, the costumes, the whole feel of the picture is of fun entertainment. A fun and beautiful look Michelle.

1/5/2013 6:53:25 AM

 
David Phalen
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Spectacular work Michelle!! The colors and clarity are amazing!!

1/5/2013 9:31:59 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Cool capture, Michelle!

1/5/2013 4:44:26 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Very well captured, Michelle! And frightful, too!

1/5/2013 5:09:21 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Interesting set and costumes. Very colorful and certainly fascinating

1/5/2013 6:30:12 PM

 
Ann Coates
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I bet this was fabulous to watch, all those interesting costumes and bright colours. Makes for a brilliant image.

1/5/2013 7:05:07 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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very original!

1/6/2013 8:25:06 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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What a great opportunity for you, Michelle. I love the colors and detail in this very interesting capture!

1/6/2013 6:07:42 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, Michelle, excellent capture! Fascinating and brilliant work!

Debby

1/6/2013 7:21:23 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Another amazing capture of this event, Michelle! Really unusual - wonderful color, clarity, detail and light!

1/6/2013 10:15:24 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Fabulous! What fun.

1/7/2013 9:05:14 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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In all my 29 years of life, (HeeHee), I have never heard of this parade!

Are Mummers the little green Swamp Thing people or are they Alien gods??

They all look pretty creepy to me, but like BUGS, I suppose I could learn to love them if you do. Hahahaha! (Those ARE pretty greens, and I MIGHT wear that dress sometime?)

Great job with your technical's, Michelle. It's a very cool thing for us all to be able to see!

-Laura :D

1/7/2013 9:45:02 AM

 
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Amazing and great opportunity for you Michelle.

1/8/2013 3:41:47 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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The costuming is outstanding. It must take months to prepare for this.

1/10/2013 12:39:09 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Terrific colors and details Michelle!!! An excellent capture!

1/30/2013 12:49:27 PM

 
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