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More Fancies
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In Philadelphia, New Year's Day MEANS: The MUMMERS' PARADE!!!!
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!
Fancy Brigade sets and costumes are VERY elaborate, with each costume costing upwards of a thousand dollars.

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Tammy M. Anderson
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    Beautiful colorful capture. Great details. So cool.

1/6/2013 6:05:32 AM

Monnie Ryan
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Terrific, colorful costumes - has to be a fun event!

1/6/2013 6:43:08 AM

Karen E. Michaels

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Fabulous, Michelle.

1/6/2013 7:01:31 AM

Mike Clime
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Pretty cool costumes, they look like some kind of veggie! PS - she's a he!

1/6/2013 7:13:34 AM

R. J. Laudenbacher
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Beautiful colors and fabulous DOF on this wonderful candid, Michelle.

1/6/2013 7:22:42 AM

Leslie McLain
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Amazing capture and colors, Michelle.

1/6/2013 7:34:11 AM

Tiia Vissak
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a cool capture!

1/6/2013 7:37:33 AM

Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wow! Looks like a fun shoot!

1/6/2013 8:08:44 AM

Bobby Ray Goodman
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WOW!!That was some show my friend.Beautiful capture Michelle!!!

1/6/2013 8:31:59 AM

David K. Hurt
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Great colors, so much going on it the shot. Looks like a fun event.

1/6/2013 9:41:12 AM

John Connolly
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What a colorful sight and capture, Michelle! It looks like there would be numerous photo shoot opportunities there!

1/6/2013 12:01:01 PM

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Wow- must take a long time to get into the elaborate costumes! Hope they need no "breaks"!

1/6/2013 12:30:41 PM

Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful costumes and capture Michelle

1/6/2013 2:38:52 PM

Nancy L. Green
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What an AMAZING sight Michelle, this is SO well done with great action and colors, WTG!! <><

1/6/2013 2:43:49 PM

Barbara Waldoch
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They have gone to so much trouble!

1/6/2013 2:59:31 PM

Katherine Kuhn
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Great composition & wonderful colorful capture! Well-done!

1/6/2013 3:46:16 PM

Tammy Espino
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Excellent costumes and capture!! sounds like a lot of fuN! :)

1/6/2013 3:54:47 PM

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Wonderful color and comp, Michelle! Well done!

1/6/2013 4:51:27 PM

Robert K. Bemus
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Wow, what a great photo op...beautiful colors and comp, Michelle!!

1/6/2013 9:13:36 PM

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WOW! This is fabulous, Michelle! Just love the vivid colors and textures! Looks like a fun place to shoot - very extravagant! Lucky you!!

1/6/2013 10:12:36 PM

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What a highlight it must have been for you. Those costumes do look like they have had a lot of work put into them. Fabulous image Michelle.

1/6/2013 11:26:50 PM

Liz Bullock
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Those are some costumes, terrific capture!

1/7/2013 9:06:01 AM

Laura E. Swan
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OM GOSH! This is great! You did so well here. Their faces nice and focused as they should be...This really is a professional image and could very easily be used to advertise this event brochures and magazines!!!

I hope you try and sell both images you have entered!


P.S. *These* are cool looking bugs! :D

1/7/2013 9:48:57 AM

Heather Loewenhardt
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Fantastic detail captured here Michelle. Thanks for sharing something most of us would never get to see.

1/10/2013 12:37:57 AM

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This must have been so much fun to shoot! A terrific image of these fabulous costumes, Michelle.

1/13/2013 8:08:28 AM

Emile Abbott
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Never had the opportunity. Outstanding color and detail Michelle.

1/13/2013 12:02:08 PM

Brett Dolsen
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Wow!!Great work.

1/14/2013 3:00:35 AM

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