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It's Carnival Time

Notting Hill Carnival 09 #1

Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event which since 1964 has taken place on the streets of Notting Hill, London, UK each August, over two days (the August bank holiday Monday and the day beforehand).[1] It is led by members of the Trinidad and Tobago (Trini) Caribbean population, many of whom have lived in the area since the 1950s. The carnival has attracted up to 2 million people in the past, making it the second largest street festival in the world[2] after the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival held in that country.[3] This event is covered by the BBC station 1xtra in conjunction with Leeds Carnival.[4]

Above extract courtsey of  Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

It's Carnival Time

Notting Hill Carnival 09 #1

Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event which since 1964 has taken place on the streets of Notting Hill, London, UK each August, over two days (the August bank holiday Monday and the day beforehand).[1] It is led by members of the Trinidad and Tobago (Trini) Caribbean population, many of whom have lived in the area since the 1950s. The carnival has attracted up to 2 million people in the past, making it the second largest street festival in the world[2] after the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival held in that country.[3] This event is covered by the BBC station 1xtra in conjunction with Leeds Carnival.[4]

Above extract courtsey of  Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

comments (10)

  • zed
  • Australia
  • 7 Sep 2009, 05:57
Colourful chappie
He's putting a policeman out of a job with that clock. LOL
  • Kelvin
  • UK
  • 7 Sep 2009, 13:06
Seen a few shots of him on a couple of blogs. But like the fact that you've gone wide angle, instead of a close up tight frammed head shot. Funky gran in the background is a bonus tongue
What a great character, we certainly know how to breed them in this country.
great shot
excellent exposure and content
Cheers
Rob
Bonita foto, y origina disfraz. Saludos
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 7 Sep 2009, 20:43
I am really, really liking your processing, Fotografa!!! This fella looks like quite the character, fit for any carnival anywhere!
Carnival. This time of the year?
Great shot.
  • Jennie
  • United States
  • 8 Sep 2009, 13:56
This makes me laugh. Must be a fun festival
A nice one! Very vivid.

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