Monday, October 31, 2011

PBR 2011: Opening Ceremonies

The rodeo loves a spectacle, as if grown men sitting atop bulls isn't enough - these people know how to put on  show.

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Sunday, October 30, 2011

PBR 2011: Let The Rodeo Begin

Getting on the bull is the easy part - lasting 8 seconds... it can be an eternity. But how on earth do you dismount a bucking beast gracefully? It's not like the bull stops when the bell is rang - he's just getting started.

Friday, October 28, 2011

PBR 2011: The Bulls Love It

I think the bulls are having a great time at the rodeo - wouldn't surprise me if they looked forward all year long - jumping, bucking, throwing and showing off to great applause. The bulls are the stars.

Monday, October 24, 2011

A Cathedral On The Vegas Strip

Not many people know there's a cathedral on the Strip, right next to the Encore - not a huge one, but a cathedral nonetheless. The inscription on the statue says "May the Holy Family bless our visitors and protect them on their journey homeward". It means, if you've blown all your cash, please leave.

Friday, October 21, 2011

BMX In Vegas, Dew Tour

Lucky I have a long lens - you don't want to be too close to the action, in case somebody lands on your head.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Downtown Protest Vegas Style

No sooner do I photograph one protest, I run into another one downtown.

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Friday, October 14, 2011

BMX Dew Tour, Vegas 2011

If this looks dreadfully dangerous, it is.I like biking myself, but who knew you could swirl and twirl along with your bicycle?

Monday, October 10, 2011

Protest Vegas Style

Occupy Wall St occupied Vegas. The "Stop Foreclosure" sign is carried in front of City Center, the most expensive private building project ever, which, ironically, is in danger of being foreclosed.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Stunt Riders At Vegas Bikefest 2011

The action was so fast and furious I'm surprised I caught anything at all.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Vegas Bikefest 2011

All conventions in Vegas seem to be an occasion to dress accordingly, sell you loads of tat and hold a bikini bike wash