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Event Photography: All Souls Procession 2011

Yesterday was one of those cool, breezy days that offered a hint of the Tucson winter to come. And since it was the first Sunday of November, it was time for Tucson’s annual All Souls Procession.

This year’s edition featured a new route: From 4th Avenue and University Boulevard, go straight down Fourth to Congress Street, then head west to Mercado San Augustin. Couldn’t be any easier than that.

Since All Souls is a high-energy commemoration of those who have passed, it brings forth a lot of creativity. Here’s Max Morris with his rolling memorial to Tucson bicyclists who have died after being hit by cars…

Event photography - Max Morris with his rolling memorial to Tucson bicyclists who have died after being hit by cars

Each of the 20 crosses shows the rider’s name, crash location, and date of death…

Event photography - Closeup of rolling Tucson bicyclist memorial created by Max Morris

Since All Souls is such a colorful event, it draws more than a few photographers. Here’s a multi-skulled marcher getting the full paparazzi treatment…

Event photography - Photographers shooting All Souls Procession marcher, Tucson, Arizona

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