STEEMITBOARD CARNIVAL CHALLENGE- The Paris Fair

in steemitboard •  4 months ago 

Hey guys! So as you know, I have been very busy working my tail off and haven't been posting here as often as I'd like. However @steemitboard showed me their post about showing off some carnival photos and remembered I have a few to share!

A buddy of mine and I are both into photography and decided that we should just go for a random long drive to nowhere one day to see what we would run into. We spent a good 3 hours on the road driving and only stopped a few times here and there to shoot a few photos.

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We were running out of ideas and thought to look up what events were taking place near us and came across the Paris Fair and decided that it would be a cool venture considering all the people, and commotion that would take place that we thought we would never get a dull moment.

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We couldn't stay there long which is the only sad part about the trip because they were closing up for the day but we did get to walk around a bit before then and only got a few pictures.
What grabbed our attention first was the RC NASCAR track they had and how competitive some of the operators got. They had five cars if I remember correctly and they went around the track impressively fast, almost scary fast.

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we then headed onward and this next picture I shot was completely lucky in my mind because the ride was going in all directions but to my surprise I got a rather clear shot for being the ride it was... My friend also got one too but the girl on the ride looked very bored and almost tired, man I WISH I had a copy of it to show you guys, it was hilarious!

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If you see the Ferris wheel in the background, that was our next quick stop and at that point the sky had grown overcast and the scene I had captured made it look like some sort of doomsday setting with the slight edit I have done to it:

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Now by this time the Fair was closing and was asking everyone to walk towards the exits and in the middle of a crowd, I stopped and asked my friend to look at me really quick and I was only half expecting to get a semi-focused portrait of him but I didn't realize at the time is that my 300mm lens was extended out almost all the way and I actually captured more than what I had hoped.

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Ok, alright that isn't him, but this clown actor gave me the shivers. He was lurking in the crowd swerving between the people and a family asked to stop him for a snapshot... Little did that clown know that I was watching him as well hahaha!

Here is the shot of my friend that sort of surprised me that I took before we headed back home,

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Pretty neat huh?
Well anyways I hope you all enjoyed! I have to get to bed- I've been up for almost 38 hours straight so needless to say, I am pretty damn tired right now!

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~ V20

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