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Funfair 'Heinerfest' (best seen large)

By EveLine1  
This was taken in pre-Covid days in Darmstadt at the yearly Heinerfest (Heiner being a local nickname for Darnstadt's inhabitants). It used to be a small affair limited to one square and a major street but has by now mutated to a huge affair that has spread to various squares, streets and the palace grounds with many hundreds of thousands visitors from the entire region.
The nice thing about it that there are various bands playing different styles in different places, the negative aspect is that you can hardly move, let alone dance because it is that crowded..

Thanks to everyone who dropped in, commented and voted for my last post! All very much appreciated..Smile. A special thanks to Glenn for his precious award!

All my best wishes,
Viola

Tags: Lights Monochrome Black and white Germany Specialist and abstract Funfair Fair rides Movement blur Darmstadt

Voters: woolybill1, mrswoolybill, mike9005 and 21 more


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woolybill1 Plus
14 38 78 United Kingdom
15 Jun 2021 1:09PM
My last experience of a German fair was a Weihnachtsfest in the Saarland, at least a dozen years ago. It was raining hard and dark, so I'm afraid we found a tent selling Glühwein and stayed there Blush
The only other time was Karneval in Münster, so long ago that I can only remember the beer . . .

I like the way you have focused on the star; it is clearer when I look at the enlarged version which in my case is shown on a black background.

Bill
I hope Glühwein and beer were good then. I don't drink beer and the glühwein at the Weihnachtsmarkt or any other kind of festival ist usually awful, too sweet and spicy. But there are exceptions and it is a way to keep warm..
Thanks for your tips, I've modified the options to include them..
Sincere wishes,
Viola
15 Jun 2021 2:17PM
Have to agree with Bill .. the focusing on the star is a masterstroke! Wonderful shot!
Tony
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
15 Jun 2021 2:21PM
great use of the low shutter speed .....very effective
15 Jun 2021 3:13PM
well conceived and expertly done, Viola
great existential feel to this
glyndwr 14 103 10 Wales
15 Jun 2021 6:16PM
A very clever image.

Robert
Very cleverly captured Viola
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
15 Jun 2021 10:49PM
A great, fun image Viola !!
And an interesting story.

Glenn

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