Project 52, Week 51 ~ Christmas Parade

It was a very frigid night for the parade, but thankfully we had a great spot where we could stay in the car until it was time.  Lots of adorable kids on floats, but since most were not mine, I won't share them here.  Unfortunately, the shots I tried to take of my grands all turned out blurry.  I spent a great deal of time fussing at my camera.  (but it was all me, I am sure!)  One problem was that I still had the zoom lens on- another was I didn't spot my grandkids until they were past me...drat these old eyes!

sharing with 
Saturday's Critters & Mosaic Monday 
Project 52

38 comments:

  1. The Belgians pulling the cart look wonderful !
    We were in a Christmas parade yesterday too with the little horses . YES it was in very cold in 20s here , then it warmed up a bit and started snowing like the dickens , was very Christmas like :)

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  2. The Christmas Parade sounds like fun! I love the horse drawn wagon. I am sure your grandchildren loved being part of the parade. Thanks for sharing and for linking up to my Saturday's Critters. Have a happy Sunday!

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  3. Oh, so sorry you didn't get pictures of the kids you cared about! I'm sure it was the camera's fault, though. The pictures you did share are very pretty and festive. Christmas parades are a nice tradition.

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  4. well, at least you were there to see them - even if a bit late. :)

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  5. i find that if i have the zoom lens I need the short lens,if i have the short lens on, i need the zoom... very frustrating. the answer is two carry two cameras with a lens on each... LOL... looks like a fun parade.

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  6. The photo you did get is great. I am sorry you missed getting pics of the grandkids.

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  7. Hi Terri...Thanks for following my blog and Google+. You may be critical of your photos but I think they're beautiful. That horse picture is stunning. Looking forward to seeing more of your posts. BB

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  8. Love the horses and carriage! Sorry about the photo problems. That can be very frustrating.

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  9. I'm so glad I'm not the only one that fusses at the camera! That's what I was doing yesterday, when I don't think I got a single, decent shot of my grands. Of course it's not like I've had much practice this entire year. My camera is going to be obsolete before I manage to figure it out!

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  10. The GKs knew you were there. That is what counted.

    Haflingers pulling the carriage?

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  11. Christmas parades are such fun. Beautiful horses!

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  12. Beautiful parade, Terri... I love home-town parades.. The Christmas ones are always so special.

    Merry Christmas.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  13. Oh, how frustrating!! But the pictures you did get are good! I love the Clydesdale pulling the carriage and the lighted dome!

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  14. Well the shots you got are lovely, and what fun to see the Christmas parade. Frustrating to miss the shots that you wanted the most though!

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  15. I run into the same trouble at times with my camera. You still got some nice photos!

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  16. A Christmas parade is always fun, especially if your grands are in it I'm sure! You'll have the memories even if you don't have the pictures. Our hometown in Oregon always had a Christmas parade and it always rained!!! This year (I heard) they have snow -- it's unusual for there.

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  17. Nice that you had the warmth of your car! Great pic!

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  18. I think your photos came out great.. And I LOVE your Collage you put together. Well done..

    Hugs~

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  19. Beautiful photos! Sorry you missed seeing your grandkids.

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  20. Would love to take a ride in a horse drawn carriage. I've been trying to learn the secret of taking good photos when it is no longer daylight. I'm not having a great deal of success.

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  21. It looks beautiful and how nice to have it at night with the pretty lights. And I always say....some photos are just to keep to remind us of happy times! Happy holidays!

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  22. Better late than never - nice photos!

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  23. Love the photo of the horse drawn carriage! I've photographed 2 parades this month, one at night and one during the day. The one at night was by far the hardest. And it really is easy for a float to pass you by before you realize you wanted to take a photo of it! :-)

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  24. Some very pretty night time shots of the lovely lights and the parade!
    Hard to keep from missing the Grands and set up a shot.. : )
    Good Morning!

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  25. I quite enjoyed your parade photos. The one of the horse drawn carriage really made me smile!

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  26. Loved the pictures, especially of the horse and carriage. We still have a little snow left up here for which I am grateful since I missed it when it came down.
    Sorry you missed the Grands but surely their parents took pictures. Do as I do and borrow theirs. Love this digital age.

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  27. Sorry you saw the kids too late. Looks like it was a fun event, though!

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  28. Great photos, recalling a cold winter night and a bit of fun.

    Blessings and Bear hugs!

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  29. Can't imagine sitting through a parade with the cold we've had. Beautiful pictures!

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  30. I know how frustrating night shots can be.. especially when it's difficult to see the settings in the first place. But you did great with these.

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  31. Oh how I can relate to your camera woes! :-) Still, looks like a great parade!

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  32. Your night shots are better then mine....the carriage and horse is so grand and all the lights on the buildings are incredible...I love the festivity and beauty of Christmas.

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  33. Sorry you missed your grandkids! I hope you live it down. My daughter still brings up her graduation 20 years later....all because I took 38 pictures before I questioned why I was able to take so many (this was pre-digital for me)....so I opened the back of the camera just a slit....and there was NO FILM. I got NO pictures of her graduation and had sat there snapping away. Never live that one down!

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  34. Looks like a great parade!
    How fun that your grands were able to participate too :)

    Love that horse and carriage shot.
    A scene from days gone by.

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  35. LOVE those horses---horse entries are always a favorite of mine in any parade! We have finally shown the 'door' to our very unwelcome Arctic front (below 10 degrees or so) and are now back to more normal Pacific NW weather--except a LOT drier then normal.
    Advent Blessings,
    Aimee

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