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Carnival round-up

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A fantastic weekend. Great to hook up with friends old & new (some i hadn't seen in 17 years - Hi Jayne!). Shame not to see any mobloggers (speaking of which, apologies to alfie. i was vodka-fuelled and didn't realise it was you texting!), but there were certainly plenty of happy-snappers with their cameras out.

Good to queue with Femi-Fem and dance some boog' with Sugapop and my sister. Thanks to Norman for the grooves.

Last picture by Andy, taken on his useless iPhone, but his timing was impeccable :)

26th Aug 2008, 20:44   | tags:,

mara says:

Wow a flying Nige!!

About top one: are you in England?? :)

Great series.

26th Aug 2008, 21:36

Jane Doe says:

Well done andy!

26th Aug 2008, 21:44

Caine says:

Fabulous series, Nige! Love the last shot, 4th shot faved.

26th Aug 2008, 21:47

harimanjaro says:

The carnival spirit well and truly captured there, Nige. I'm a bit worried about that early jump, though... I mean - accessories?

26th Aug 2008, 22:45

nige says:

Believe it or not, it was a dull, overcast day in England, Mara, yes!

Thanks Caine & 095. It was a lot of fun. I'm still smiling...

Hari, cheers! I know! Had to be done though.

Thanks for the highlight :)

27th Aug 2008, 09:55

billion says:

awesome first shot dude!

27th Aug 2008, 10:30

OJ says:

I knew the bum shot would be one of yours from the thumbnail. I like the one of the little boy with the watermelon best...and the jump.

On that subject, when does jumping resume. I seem to have started already and was feeling a little lonely until I saw yours.

27th Aug 2008, 12:00

PrincessJun says:

Really enjoyed looking through these - cheered me up no end on my non-bank holiday!I like that last shot, and the first and fourth are great too.

27th Aug 2008, 12:15

nige says:

Heh, thanks!

The watermelon kid was my fave too, OJ. Do i really take that many shots of butts though? I'd better watch that from now on. It's certainly not intentional!

Jumping resumes quite soon, I believe. Must check my book ; )

I forgot you were in Scotland, Jun. No BH for you :(

27th Aug 2008, 14:38

Euphro says:

These are great!

27th Aug 2008, 15:16

OJ says:

No, you don't Nige. I don't know. Something about the colour and composition (and the fact I knew you were going to the carnival...)

27th Aug 2008, 15:48

queserasara says:

Nige - love the top shot & the watermelon. Sorry i didn't make it down - was on my way & got held up in Trafalger Square on sun!

27th Aug 2008, 19:52

bum rappers?
there's a green theme in all the shots you took

27th Aug 2008, 20:42

Richcolour says:

Shot 4 is a great portrait.

27th Aug 2008, 22:00

shitake says:

Yes, first shot is really excellent:DThese colours!

28th Aug 2008, 03:40

taniwha says:

you've captured the buzz. you know, I've never been to the carnival. Must go sometime.

28th Aug 2008, 08:55

JokerXL says:

Looks like you had a blast Nige!
Did you not get involved in the big fight at the end? Hi-viz vest on, "war correspondent" mode?
The HL'd shot is just fab, but shouldn't it have been the last one in the series?
The bottom-shot?
:-)

29th Aug 2008, 07:31

MaggieD says:

Can't remember the last time we were in London for Carnival, these are ace pics, good to see you and your your friends having a such a good time :)

29th Aug 2008, 21:04

midlife says:

nice series

31st Aug 2008, 22:48

Viv says:

great shots - would really like to go sometime

6th Sep 2008, 01:20

Rick says:

Wonderful series, Nige. I Like the guy groovin' to the music with his eyes closed. I'm lookin' forward to jumpin' season, too!

7th Sep 2008, 17:00