Anarchists, Communists and Tubas, Oh My was uploaded to Flickr

May Day, Haymarket Riot Memorial, Chicago.

(Note: I have no idea of anyone’s politics in this double exposure, just making a joke)

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I took Anarchists, Communists and Tubas, Oh My on May 01, 2014 at 03:53PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 15, 2015 at 10:40PM

Flip HD footage of Haymarket

Because I feel as if I am underutilizing the potential fun of owning the Flip HD video camera, I am going to make a concerted effort to shoot more footage with the device. Viewer beware. My first attempt was pretty Cinéma vérité indie film bullshit – I need to drink less coffee perhaps, or invest in a tripod. I actually have a Flip HD tripod, but wasn’t able to use it because I was just leaning out of my window.


The footage was simply shot out of my office window. Less anarchists and police than in prior years – in fact, quite a lot less. Some years the street by the Haymarket Riot Memorial statue is blocked off, and a stage is erected. This year, the performers and speakers were shunted onto the sidewalk. I am pleased that nobody was run over by a car, as there was some portions of the crowd that lingered in the street.

Same video hosted on Flickr: wonder if there is any difference in the conversion codex?

The clip quickly thrown together in the current iMovie application, and audio provided by Wire1

Oh, used a handful of images taken also from my office window using my Nikon D80 with a 200 mm (digital) lens.

  1. Field Day for the Sundays – from Pink Flag []