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Stilted Humor
Photograph by Michael Yamashita

Taking a break requires a certain knack for stilt walkers in Wuwei during Spring Festival. Marchers in costume spend ten days parading through area towns during the festival. The celebration here lasts 15 days in all, with specific activities—such as visiting relatives or eating special foods—prescribed for each day.

Photo Fast Facts

Camera: Canon EOS IV
Film Type: Fujichrome Velvia
Lens: 70-200mm zoom
Speed and F-Stop: 1/1250 @ f/2.8

Weather Conditions: Sunny
Time of Day: Morning
Lighting Techniques: Available Light

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