Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Thing of the Moment's 2009 American Folk Festival 'Why Do I Like These Photos' Quiz


a) I like the interplay of the piano top with the clouds and light?

b) I was the person who flipped up the cover up off the keys because I thought it looked cooler?

c) I didn't REALLY have any business being up there?

Choose two answers. No cheating.
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The Only Shots I Remember Are The Shots I've Missed

Last year this guy asked me if I'd take a photo of him and his daughter, she was due to arrive the next day or something. The Folk Festival can be a bit on the big side, but I didn't see him again for the rest of the show.

This year during the set up, I found him working behind the Railroad stage and mentioned how I felt badly I hadn't been able to get that shot and he said "She's HERE!" and called her over.

Opportunity Found!
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Where Some See Prohibition, I See Challenge.

Thanks to the very reasonable Mark Wren of Wrenovation Stained Glass Creations who has legitimate concerns about derivative works.

The 2009 American Folk Festival

Chip in! What are you doing with all your money ANYWAY.

You can find the usual photo or two taken by your lowly and humble photographic servant in THIS FLICKR SET.

The entire collection of this and past National and American Folk Festivals attended by your lowly and humble photographic servant can be found HERE.
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Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Friday, August 21, 2009

I'm Always Being Made To Wear Pants

by Heather McCarthy, Director of the American Folk Festival and Credentialista.

I'm am so going to be on the lookout for other non pants wearing photographers.
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The Porthole Fountain