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Tuesday
Mar152011

I'm Famous!

 Photograph ©2011 Alex Suárez. All rights reserved.

Well, no, not really.  

Sunday evening I was walking around with a couple hundred of my closest photography friends at Trey Ratcliff's world-record-setting SXSW photowalk.  People immediately thought we were paparazzi and were asking us what celebrity we were stalking.  It occurred to me to ask everyone within earshot to crowd around and point their cameras at me.  I wanted to get the sensation that I was a celebrity.  Unfortunately, they were all too well behaved and didn't crowd me as tightly as I had hoped.  But this is what it looked like to have tons of cameras pointed at you.  

Anyway, thanks to all the fun-loving photographers who spontaneously played along for this shot.  I think everyone had a great time on the photowalk.  I know I did.