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Renaissance Faire

Discussion in 'Wanderlust and Travel' started by Baywing, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. Baywing


    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    I went to a relatively new ren fair and had a good time, for the most part. I was asked several times about my cameras (they have a sign reading no commercial photography) and a run-in with a "press photog" who seemed insistant on walking in front of me, but the acts were good and I have learned some more things about photography in the process. It's a little different shooting style than I'm used to, but that's what makes it interesting.

    Fire Eater
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    Breaking blocks
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    The Joust
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    Sword fight
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  2. nice shots, too bad about the obnoxious other photog....seems early for these, esp in the hotter weather up here....
  3. Baywing


    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Thanks. This guy had a problem, no doubt. He worked for a small paper and even though he had a D3, 24-70 and 70-200VR, I'll bet my shots are better!!
  4. Nice series.

    That bay horse looks really enthused to be jousting. :tongue:
  5. Baywing


    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Eh, it's a living.....
  6. No doubt; you're there because you WANT to. :smile:
  7. Just saw this thread...
    One major question/critique...

  8. rotxlk82


    Jul 20, 2007
    Cool shots, the face on the juggler is priceless.
  9. frede


    Dec 9, 2006
    Princeton, NJ
    Nice work overall - I really love the first one.
  10. very nice series
    #1 is my favorite
    a great FIRE shot
  11. Sanford504


    Mar 27, 2008
    Yeadon, PA
    comments on Rennaissance Faire photos

    Nice shots. As for the obnoxious photog: "The bee is such a busy soul, he has no time for birth control, and that is why in times like these, there are so many SONS OF BEES!!":biggrin:
    Unfortunately, jerks like him walk among us!:eek: 
  12. Baywing


    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Thanks folks, I had so much fun I went back for more, see the Part 2 thread for more pics.
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