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Challenge: Icons of the Macabre (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Fujifilm X-T2
Lens: Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f2.8 R LM WR
Date: Oct 29, 2017
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 1000
Shutter: 1/800
Date Uploaded: Oct 31, 2017

Every year there's a Dia de los Muertos sidewalk "parade" in the beach community of Carpinteria (just south of Santa Barbara.

It's a great event for photographers, especially those who arrive early and hang around the staging area. This year an hour or so before the event, a hearse cruised up and down the main street. The driver swears he wasn't aware of the festivities - that they were just out for a drive.

The same event yielded these images in the last two years:

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and my first ever Brown ribbon:
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11/18/2017 01:35:29 PM
Thank you for adding the information on this..I enjoyed reading about it
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11/17/2017 10:09:10 AM
What a freaking cool picture!!! I wish you’d write a little about the background of it... what a find!!
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11/15/2017 05:30:07 PM
help!
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11/15/2017 12:54:22 PM
Hearse full of ghouls. Nicely done.
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11/15/2017 12:48:33 PM
Love this one!
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11/15/2017 09:16:40 AM
Great shot, Bill. Congrats on the HM.
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11/15/2017 06:45:22 AM
I am pleased I don't live in your neighbourhood. Pure brilliance! I love those masks. Congrats!
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11/15/2017 01:36:11 AM
Best on show.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/14/2017 11:37:00 PM
I just hope it's not a candid taken in my neighborhood!
Bump
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11/14/2017 11:33:47 PM
Love all the characters here.
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11/14/2017 11:27:42 PM
Absolutely delightful!
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11/13/2017 09:44:58 PM
love the guy in the back!
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11/13/2017 06:05:38 AM
Fabulous!!
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11/12/2017 09:37:05 AM
the in laws arrive on Thanksgiving, JK
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11/08/2017 12:11:21 PM
Definitely Macabre... and well done.
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