Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Small Town Celebration

The small town of Willits in Northern California where I live celebrates the Fourth of July in a big way with Frontier days starting in mid June and culminating on July 4th with a parade, BBQ and the CCPRA Rodeo finals. During Frontier days there is a wide array of happenings in town with truck pulls, street dances,pancake breakfasts, sweetheart competitions and more. This year Willits celebrated the 90th annual Frontier Days. Each year they pick a theme and this year it was the Roaring Twenties. I just went to the parade this year and I made sure to get there early so that I could spend more time photographing many of the participants before the parade got started. I walked all around the staging area talking to old friends and photographing people and dogs as I went. As I watched and photographed I realized that it is quite and organizational feat to get a parade all lined up and moving. I had a great time and it looked like everyone else did too. God bless, chris All images created with a Canon 7D and a canon EF-S17-85 mm lens #TeamCanon

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  1. These are wonderful Chris- Gonna share as there are folks who may recognize themselves in here! Kelley

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    1. Thank you so very much for the share, Kelly!

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  2. Really great pics! You captured it perfectly.

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    1. Thank you you so very much for dropping by and leaving such a nice comment, Zibergirl. I love your work. You should do a fashion show with your own designs!

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  3. Looks like it was fun! Love the old firetruck, the dogs and the guy with the dog mask. Had to look twice at that one! LOL

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