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Ringling Brothers Protest
Ringling Brothers Protest

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Camera: Nikon D300
Location: New York City
Date: Apr 12, 2009
Galleries: Urban, Political
Date Uploaded: Aug 20, 2009

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Comments: 7
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A protest against Ringling Brothers Circus, outside of Madison Square Garden.

This was a very busy sidewalk, so the hard part was standing back far enough to include both signs (the MSG sign and the protest banner) and then pressing the shutter in the rare moments when no one was blocking the view.

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11/16/2010 10:36:30 PM
Fabulous capture! What drama! Perfectly done! I am sure it's a good cause and very serious, but that elephant man.... hahahaha!
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02/07/2010 07:53:39 PM
Nice one.
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08/22/2009 03:38:13 PM
I just LOVE this image! It's so bitter and angry and that skinny furious elephant just makes it
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08/20/2009 09:33:58 PM
I used to work for a circus (Carson & Barnes) and they treated their animals 1,000's of times better than their people. I don't know about Ringling though.
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08/20/2009 05:54:45 PM
Very intriguing. Who'd have thought an elephant suit could be made to look angry. And the guy on the left looks REALLY angry. Very good use of DOF.
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08/20/2009 04:31:07 PM
Great set of pics for life in the big city.
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08/20/2009 01:20:45 PM
Nice photo journalist capture.
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