Victoria Day Parade 2011

In photography by webmeister Bud

My alma matter (whatever that means; I don’t speak French), Reynolds High School. Look at those lines! The perfect timing! The . . . blue and green tartans!

20110524 - Victoria Day Parade 2011-01Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8
200 mm · 1/1600 s · f/2.8 · ISO 400

No, perhaps we weren’t the most fashionable school on the block but, if you can get a large group of people to act in complete unison, it doesn’t matter what they look like, it’s cool.

20110524 - Victoria Day Parade 2011-05Canon EOS 450D (XSi) · Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8
200 mm · 1/4000 s · f/2.8 · ISO 400

And here’s one of the reasons parades are so great: you get to see someone in a completely serious job, such as this bike paramedic from St. John’s Ambulance, riding with a birthday hat on his helmet and blowing a party horn. Classic.