Saturday, August 15, 2009

"A Hare's Magical A-Fair".........Huh?

Last night I went to the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley. It was a wonderful opportunity to play with the BIG camera and people watch, not to mention hang with my BFF. I would like to say that I took some daring photos, ones of the really weird people, but, alas, I chickened out. I did however take some photos with the camera down at my side trying to get some of those artsy, unexpected shots.....I did take a photo of one weird stack of dred locks....and then the very gratuitous shots of the fairway and all of it's bright, garish, colorfulness....please enjoy my tribute to the county fair:


The cool thing about this little county fair is it's location, nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada and the charm comes from the fairgrounds themselves, peppered with big huge pine trees and the red dirt. I was mesmerized by the ferris wheel and how it was this giant, lighted, colorful, beacon drawing all of the attendees in.



As you do the usual things, check out the photo's your friend submitted, eat some food, enjoy the animals and watch the weird people, the ferris wheel keeps beckoning you....



(this is actually one of my friends, not one of the weird people)

Although I did not ride on any rides, I did enjoy their call......




Also, the artsy camera shots and the weird people...(no offense to any dred wearers)




So, there my pals, was my friday evening, replete with camera work, good food, fun, weird people and my friends!

Peace.....more fun tonight, party for The Boy.....

5 comments:

Christina said...

It's always been my dream to take a photo of a ferris wheel! The fair is this week, but I don't think I will make it. Maybe next time! : )
Great pics, my friend.

Brian Miller said...

nice shots. love teh ones of the ferris wheel. dread man kinda looks rather Suess-y...sounds like you had a great time.

otin said...

Looks like you had a great Friday Night, I went to bed early!

Catherine said...

Ooh, shiny! Love the artsy one of the ferris wheel lights! And dreads! I have to say, if I were more ballsy I would totally get dreads. Love the look.

Glad you had such a good time!

Pastor Sharon said...

Those shots are great! Makes me want to go to our state fair. It is here for the next two weeks.

I have to say, "Wonder what's growing in those dreads, stacked on that person's head?"