"Purim" is a traditional holiday in Israel, in many cities there are street-carnivals and many present original costumes.
Here is a Dinosaur costume, colorful and hand-maid.
Taken of the main boulevard in my hometown, Givatayim.
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Nicou (126528) 2013-02-24 8:03
superbe image et compo quelle vue de carnaval superbe captage et image superbe vue ces couleurs ces costumes avec les belles cornes blanche une splendeur.
Bravo et amitié
krzychu30 (15510) 2013-02-24 9:33
I´ve heard today in TV about this special holiday.Looks like you had really good fun outside.I´m happy to see it.It´s really an excellent capture from a street parade(which I can guess is not easy because of these crowds of people),but you mastered it perfectly.I enjoy this joyful and festive mood you captured so nicely as well as its colorful character.
Have a nice evening
Cricri (109851) 2013-02-24 10:07
C'est la f^te chez vous et votre image montre l'ambiance du carnaval, plein de monde, des déguisements, spectaculaire et beau
belle mise en image de cette journée festive
vasilpro (41037) 2013-02-24 11:01
Wonderful composition with beautiful festive atmosphere, TFS!
Greetings from Greece, Vasilis.
pierrefonds (58842) 2013-02-24 12:54
You have captured well the expression of the child. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the costume of the person. The good luminosity is making the colors to stand out. Have a nice day.
jcpix (13724) 2013-02-24 15:10
Good morning Ike,
One question, what is there not to like about a street festival? A never ending variety of subjects, colors and life to choose from...and sometimes almost feels overwhelming as a photographer, but that's a good thing! The only drawback is trying to capture every moment, it can be so spontaneous and difficult to keep up with. This is a great moment you've obtained though, fighting through crowds of people I imagine. :) Nicely done to grab this character as the procession makes its way through, giving some good emotion to the image. Happy Purim!
Have a great week.
fabianoleite (9665) 2013-02-24 16:44
Great detail, these costumes are always very interesting. The colors are well explored. Nice work!
thebest (4276) 2013-02-24 23:53
A nice colourful image of a street Carnival - A dinosaur with horns '' original '' or maybe a jesters hat... I love the little child sitting on dads shoulders... which I believe is against the law to do in some countries...
Excellent clarity & perfect image.
jhm (142099) 2013-02-25 2:54
I am no great carnavalist, but I see very gladly images with the real simpletons in the procession.
Absolutely colorfully picture with these people .
Very well composition, nice presentation too.
Thanks for sharing.
pajaran (53765) 2013-02-25 4:50
Dobar tekst o festivali sa datim podacima
Lep pogled na kostim, dinosaurusa ...
Dobar trenutak snimka, lepo pokazano.
Imjate lep dan, sve najbolje.
Good article on festivals with the given data
Nice view of the costume, dinosaur ...
A good time recording, beautifully demonstrated.
Imjate nice day, all the best.
Miguel82 (25593) 2013-02-25 10:56
Very good document Ike
I didn't that carnaval exists in places as Tel aviv or Greece. Throw Te I can see pictures of that festivals.
Most worldwide famous carnavals are the one of Brazil and Trinidad&Tobago
Anyway, like your picture showing colorful costumes and action scene
Have a good evening
Royaldevon (31957) 2013-02-25 11:07
So where was your costume?
Do only special groups participate or is it open to anyone?
I love the idea of people making their own costumes and parading for the enjoyment of everyone, especially children. These colourful occasions inspire children's imaginations!
This guy is moving at speed but you have managed to capture him sharply and left plenty of space into which he can travel.
My warm regards,
fabbs99 (16803) 2013-02-25 17:13
The shot is simple but having excellent sharpness and clarity.The colors are deep and the details are excellently expressed.Another fine composition and glimpse of daily life.TFS.
Sonata11 (33426) 2013-02-25 19:25
what a interesting carnaval and the colorful customes and so many people participate in it. Fantastic captured this scene. This man lools funny with his mask. Fabulous atmosphere. Perfectly well done. Tfs.
All the best,
delpeoples (54193) 2013-02-25 19:32
Hello dear Ike
Now this is fun! I lov dressing up in costume and so absolutely adore these types of photos :) The guy actually looks half goat half lizard...really spooky actually. I like the colours here alot, the tight framing, the excellent sharpness and the happy people.
Have a lovely evening
jlbrthnn (76037) 2013-02-26 1:49
It is a popular tradition, very spectacular. The costumes are sophisticated. A photo bright, colorful, good quality. Bravo.
Have a nice day
eldancer1 (30136) 2013-02-26 7:45
When I live in New Orleans I used to go to the French Quarter a lot especially during the carnival, I missed those days. Nice captured of those carnival goers. Good lighting and nice details. Wonderful colors. Well done, tfs.
adramad (39554) 2013-02-26 7:54
Superb image with all the charm of the carnival celebrations, ideal this close-up of two people with these original costumes, a photo of celebration and joy, which has a splendid colorful.
Superb brightness and sharpness.
Have a good afternoon.
Gigidusud (17381) 2013-02-26 12:51
Nice carnival scene on the street,well captured.
Happy Purim Ike!
COSTANTINO (58037) 2013-02-28 4:15
we had the same inspiration about carnival s
shot,original version,impressive and top
interesting with this Dinosaur costume
nice pov,pleasant atmosphere with a
fantastic capture welldone and wellseen
have a nice evening
amaryllis (35501) 2013-03-01 2:29
Il y a beaucoup de carnavals en ce moment, avec des costumes, des chars comme sur ta photo, on voit le côté festif et c'est bien, des couleurs gaies, de la joie
Merci de partage
Fis2 (88127) 2013-03-02 5:57
Good reportorial shot.
I like colors.
Have a nice afternoon
clic (15618) 2013-03-05 15:38
I warn you for the second time my friend; be aware of serial killers who put on fancy costumes to hide themselves! So don't go specifically in the neighborhood of Nahalat Yitzhak Cemetery at night!!
The mood is to festive and colourful event, for shure!
maria-v1981 (10816) 2013-03-14 8:22
And here in Greece we have traditions in carnivals. Our most popular is in Xanthi and Patras. It's very fun because thousands of people gather with incredible costumes and dance and sing all the time. I can feel the fun from here and the colours are amazing.
Have a nice evening,
kato (11630) 2013-03-24 0:31
You're capturing well this scene by a good angle and excellent tone/clarity, so it's interesting and impressive to see the traditional carnival which wears the clothes of rich color and carries out the parade of the street. It is interesting that the carnival participant in a photograph is doing appearance like a monster.
serp2000 (41410) 2013-03-31 12:16
I think such festival is big dream of every photgrapher... Good report, Ike. I can image that funny atmosphere and special mood. I know "Purim" traditional holiday, but I thought this is just very religious event, without street shows )))
Have a good week!
jmdias (57631) 2013-06-06 6:41
nice details of this famous festival. I liked the colors and details here.
NorthernLight (2337) 2013-11-30 2:55
a colorful snapshot. At first I had thought of a dragon, when I saw the man with the claw hands. So there is in Israel also something similar to carnival. You never stop learning.
Well seen and captured!
All the best