November 15, 2018

     Halloween 2018 was a warm Fall day. The leaves were still mostly on the trees. Trick or Treating on The Lawn started at around 5 pm, and there was only about an hour of good light this year for pictures. Once the sun went below the tree line, everything changed. The vikings and dragons were back from last year, along with a lot of dogs. The crowd from year to year remains enthusiastic, and no...

November 1, 2018

     Halloween 2017 provided another beautiful Fall day for Trick or Treating on The Lawn. Revelers upped their game in 2017 with air costumes, Chinese dragons, dinosaurs, and viking ships. Almost all the photos in this set were shot at f/2.0. Loading to the internet sharpens everything, but, even so, the photos have a softer look, especially with the 85 mm. Next time, we'll finish...

October 15, 2018

     Halloween 2016 was another crisp Fall day. The trees were halfway to winter. Leaves were piling up on The Lawn. Mostly, the tradition is the same every year. The kids make a circuit around the colonnades and Lawn residents dispense the treats. Parents guide the way. No one is too small or too old for a costume. Everyone is taking pictures. Next time, we'll dip into the archives and continue w...

January 15, 2018

     They come to The Lawn for Halloween - kids from around the city. The line funnels down the West Range, in front of the amphitheater, around the South Lawn, up the East Lawn, in front of the Rotunda, and then down the West Lawn. It's a continuous flow of kids, hundreds and hundreds of them, all waiting to get a treat from Lawn residents, who sit at their doors and pass out the candy. Parents a...

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