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At The High Heel Race

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on October 28, 2015 by johnbuckley100

High Heel Race

One of the great events in Washington, D.C. is the annual High Heel Race, in which ladies dress up and run down 17th Street as the pre-Halloween crowds cheer them on.

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Queens greet their subjects…High Heel Race-11

And all the beauties come out…High Heel Race-14

And some people take it very, very seriously.

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We love the way it has become a family event, and the crowd it draws is a mixture of the real D.C. — black and white, gays and straights, young and old.High Heel Race-7

Who knows where everyone goes during the daylight hours.High Heel Race-8

All we know is that as Halloween nears, inhibitions seem to drop, and you meet the most interesting people.High Heel Race-13

There’s drama and fun, and wild-side walking makes for a gorgeous evening.

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Until next year.

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All images taken with a Leica Monochrom (typ-246) and 50mm Noctilux.

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