I took over 300 photos of our Fourth of July Parade in Friday Harbor… lots of cars, kids and fellow islanders acting silly and having fun.  The most interesting photo I took, was of this young man marching in the French Camp contingent.  When he saw me snapping his way, he went into Mime Mode.  He might live on one of our islands… maybe I’ll  meet him someday.  He certainly looked and acted the perfect mime.

French Camp is a summer camp for kids, revolving around French Culture, held on Canoe Island in the San Juan Islands.

Look far down the right side and you can see the Mime…

There he is…

I first published this on my Photolog – TedBook’s Daily Pics – on July 4th.  Check out my PhotoLog at… for photos of The Great Pacific Northwest, and anywhere else the staff photographer travels.  He will soon be high up in the Sequoia National Forrest in California… sending dispatches daily.

13 responses

  1. looked like lots of fun
    love the mime pic u did good
    so keep snapping away and send them on

  2. I thought mime was cool when I was a kid, but there was that no talking thing…..

  3. Thanks ted, love the pics, it looked like fun ♥

  4. Love the mime picture, its so vivid. Looks like a good time was had by all.

    1. I do too… it’s a fun small town parade.

  5. The mime is excellent….thank you for sharing…..good to see the parade…one more time!

    1. I’ll do an album soon… wish you would be there next year, Jill… bring R (if you have to)

  6. Hi!
    I have nominated you for “One Lovely Blog” Award.
    Happy Writing! 🙂

    1. Thank you P… I appreciate your kind words…

  7. Love the mime shot, looks like he’s sweating off his face paint. Must have been on a hot one on the 4th. What lens/camera did you use?

    1. Hi Alana… It was warm… but early in the day, so nice. I used a Canon 60D/18-200

  8. Loved the mime photo!

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