people of dc's folklife festival

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  1. JonMikal

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    walked through town a bit yesterday and caught a few people at the folklife festival currently running:


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    this guy is also an indian but a bit of a renegade. was funny as hell...you could tell his humor and funny antics irritated the other indians. heck of totem pole artist though.


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    dancers from koret (not sure of the spelling) entertaining. they would gather up the audiance to have them join in at times:


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    this guy was using his turban as part of the dance


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    including the children


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    oops


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    working hands


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    and feet


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    these were all slated for trash, but decided to work the grain out...had set iso at 1600 and jpeg quality (argh!!!)...for something else and forgot to reset it. still grainy but not as bad. thanks for looking!
     
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    jon mikal...these are just wonderful..why would you chunk them?? they are so cool... i love the first one, he looks classic... great face expression....the children are just adorable....and the feet shot is just so interesting... i love these...thanks jon.
     
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    Wow, Jon.. Excellent shots. You really did capture some emotion in these. Well done my friend.!!!!
     
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    All that culture is making me homesick!
     
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    Jon, i find myself checking this forum daily to see if you posted anything new, and with good reason.
    Thanks for these wonderful candids. I loved all of them.
     
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    INdeed, jon does have a huge fan base here. AND so very deserving- the guy is an amazing photographer.

    Nice work Jon. You always seem to catch your shots at the perfect moment.
     
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    What a series of shots here. I lovem !
     
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    Oh, it would have been a shame to toss these! Lots of great moments captured here. Nice work! :)
     
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    Very powerful images Jon!!! The emotion is great, conversions are perfect, I love the framings :)
     
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    I am so glad you saved these! I love the emotions that you captured here, excellent series, my favorite is the little girl that fell!
     
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    Glad you kept them. Nice portraits!!!
     
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    amazing shots JM, very interesting people, love to have been there.
     

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