Lunar New Year Parade – Squirrel Hill Event Photographer

When the folks at Uncover Squirrel Hill approached me about photographing a parade in late February, in Pittsburgh, well, I was skeptical. “What if there’s 6 inches of snow on the ground?” I thought. “What if all the performers bail out because it’s 20 below?”
But part of Mother Nature’s weird on again off again, mild winter this year presented an absolutely perfect day for a parade when the time came. It was cool, but not cold and the sun was shining.
Crowds lined the streets to see amazing performances from local cultural organizations in celebration of the year of the monkey.