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The Year of the Tiger: The Dragon Dance

Posted by
Baz (Teglia, United Kingdom) on 26 February 2010 in Documentary & Street.

Dragon dances are common during Chinese New Year. It is believed that the loud beats of the drum and the deafening sounds of the cymbals together with the face of the dragon dancing aggressively can evict bad or evil spirits
Chinese New Year Celebration - Chinatown, London.

NIKON D40 1/40 second F/4.5 ISO 200 82 mm (35mm equiv.)

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

nice zoom effect and just perfect for the CNY mood :) Last day on Sunday so get in the mood while you can!

26 Feb 2010 7:12am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe avec cet effet de mouvement.

26 Feb 2010 10:06am

Alexandros from Athens, Greece

Nice zoom technique! Well done! Needs a steady hand!

26 Feb 2010 1:49pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

This is dynamic and exciting, the zoom burst is a big plus. I think you might get to see my lion in three days :-)

26 Feb 2010 2:40pm

Suze from Raleigh, United States

Wow, very cool. I love this technique.

11 May 2010 1:11am

Mithun from palakkad, kerela/Bangalore, India

Nice composition.

26 Jul 2010 4:39am


1/40 second
ISO 200
82 mm (35mm equiv.)