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New York Daily Photo: Village Parade 2007 Preview
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Thursday, 1 November 2007

Village Parade 2007 Preview

Last night I attended the annual Village Halloween Parade - the weather was perfect and the turnout phenomenal. The number of attendees (1 million) and congestion is unimaginable and going in as a photographer with a press pass (as I did) or as a marcher is the only way I would consider it at this point. I have spectated from the barricades many years before - streets are blocked off, pedestrians are directed, restricted, hoarded with the spectators piled many persons deep. It's hard to get decent viewing without getting there 1.5 hours in advance for a front row position against the barricades. In the next couple of days I will post again on the parade - featuring photos and posting a collection of the best on a supplementary site as I did last year. But first, I have to sift through the 540 photos I took ...


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