Vejigante Masks

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© Benny R@mirez
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UploadedFebruary 15, 2009
TakenDecember 14, 2008
MakeCanon
ModelCanon PowerShot G10
Exposure1/13 sec at f/2.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length7.407 mm
ISO200
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The Vejigante masks are traditionally made for the Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol (Saint James Festivals). The Vejigante symbolizes the Moslems that Saint James fought with in Spain. The Vejigantes costume consists of a large overall with wide sleeves that once you open your arms, simulates wings. The fabric used is of bright colors and made from coconut.

20 responses

  • Brenda Burk

    Brenda Burk gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    cool colors

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    Great compo! Very cool and colorful!!

  • A F

    A F gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    yah, cool

  • Minno Ramírez Terrón

    Minno Ramírez Terrón gave props (15 Feb 2009):

    great colors!!!

  • Angel Guzman

    Angel Guzman gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    nice colors!!!

  • Nichole Rivera

    Nichole Rivera gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    Excelente!!!!

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (11 Mar 2010):

    Brillant array of colours, thanks for the interesting narrative!

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (12 Mar 2010):

    yeap IS GREEEAAAAT

  • Dwayne John

    Dwayne John said (12 Mar 2010):

    The colors are really great. Perfect for this theme. Got my vote.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    Very cool!!!!!!!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Mar 2010):

    Excellent image and your description helps us to understand the history behind the image...Very well done...You have my vote!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (17 Mar 2010):

    I came back to vote!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (20 Mar 2010):

    VOTE !

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (21 Mar 2010):

    Spectacular colors and composition, Benny. "Yeah!" R

  • Elena Pakhomova

    Elena Pakhomova gave props (23 Mar 2010):

    Vote!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) gave props (27 Mar 2010):

    An outstanding image! Very well done.You have my vote...

  • Desiree Adams

    Desiree Adams gave props (6 Apr 2010):

    You get my vote!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (20 Apr 2010):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Nicole Filosa

    Nicole Filosa said (28 Apr 2010):

    great submission for the theme!

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (13 May 2010):

    Lovely colours voted :))

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