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lighting the way is the leader of OPOSITO (cirque-du-solei-meets-mad-max street parade) that opened up ZAPOPUM, a month long cultural fair in zapopan, jalisco, mexico.
the opening night event included over 150 artists, dressed exotically (kinda like those that work as human statues, except in this case they actually moved!).
it was super cool shooting the event - just imagine 150 artists in the street, at night, surrounded by thousands of locals, many of whom (as is often the case here) weren't following the rules... chaos, chaos, chaos - which made it more challenging and stimulating, requiring an athletic aproach. and, as you can guess, you've got one shot at the photo and it's gone!
i shot this using available light; like many people, i'm not really a fan of flash.
to be honest, i tried to get more of the parade itself, the artists and their machines, but this photo turned out best, so it's what i'm entering.
i think it fits STREET FASHION, bc (as the description says), it's "candid street photography", and it's not "staged photography", as we were told not to do. but, more than anything, i just wanted to share the photo bc i think it's cool.
canon 30d, 16-35mm 2.8 lens, iso 3200, 1/100 sec. i love this lens, but as many of you already know, you have to get SO CLOSE to the subject matter to make it work! i was about 1/2 meter from that torch!
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