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Exuberance

By oldgreyheron      
I've taken another step back down memory lane today. Our trip to New York was memorable in so many ways. On Saturday 24th June 2006 there was the "International Cultures Parade" on 6th Avenue. Sadly it was a wet day, but that didn't stop this group of Chinese participants turning out in magnificent costumes and waiting for their turn (whilst sheltering from the rain).

I love the juxtaposition of brilliantly coloured traditional costumes and modern golf umbrellas!

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Please view large if you have the time, and give me whatever feedback you feel is appropriate! Many thanks, Mike.

Tags: Photo journalism New york Chinese China International Cultures Parade Landscape and travel Portraits and people

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Brilane 14 5 12 Wales
31 Mar 2007 6:37PM
A colourful and clear image. - Brian.
31 Mar 2007 7:30PM
Superb colors.
User_Removed 14 16 England
31 Mar 2007 7:32PM
Wonderfully colourful group. Well spotted and taken.
Andrew
tull 17 181 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 8:11PM
Wonderful array of colours Mike great shot.

Mark.
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
31 Mar 2007 8:45PM
Full of colourful life and vitality. Lovely shot.
Ron
francisg 17 705 1 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 9:46PM
I like the array of brilliant colours. It looks like a production of "The Mikado",

Cheers

Frank
Possum 14 148 England
31 Mar 2007 10:23PM
Beautifully sharp detail in those wonderful costumes.
Allie
woolybill1 Plus
14 37 78 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 10:39PM
I echo all the comments above. But I especially like the way that the group members are doing their own thing and ignoring the t-shirted individuals who seem to be casing the joint behind them - dignity versus the modern world!
Have a good weekend, Mike!
Bill
didgpix 14
31 Mar 2007 11:10PM
Fabulous colours in this image.
Les
1 Apr 2007 6:24AM
Wonderful candid capture Mike - it looks like a scene from a Chinese opera. Great colour and detail

Stan
chrissd 15 304 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 7:31AM
now thats what i call colourful!! great image
chris
Joline Plus
14 34 59 United States
1 Apr 2007 12:44PM
Well titled. It is a fine photo and must bring back some very nice memories. Very well captured for sure.
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 1:48PM
Stunning variety of colours in this.

Ken
GeorgeRusky 15 1 4
1 Apr 2007 3:06PM
Hi Mike,
Colors are great, the composition is good too.
Thank you for your comments.
George
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 16 Wales
1 Apr 2007 5:38PM
A very colourful and cultural scene Mike.Well seen.
Tom.
RobboB Plus
14 133 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 5:48PM
Great street scene Mike. Going to New York later this month and hoping to do some serious picture taking too
1 Apr 2007 10:10PM
Good shot, great colours, very eye catching!
Chris
KKmoments 14 12 1 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 11:34PM
Eyecatching colourful image and loved the description... superb candid/street scene... Karen Smile
kinfatric 16 550 9 Scotland
2 Apr 2007 10:49AM
a colourful group
2 Apr 2007 8:16PM
Beautiful scene Mike, the colours are excellent , Adrian
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.8k 2408 United Kingdom
3 Apr 2007 4:52PM
Lovely brash, exhuberant colour.
Moira
Humph 14 1 England
5 Apr 2007 8:37AM
I couldn't leave it at 29, best queue for a bus that I've seen lately.
Regards, Tim.

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