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Uncommon Photo-Op: Chromatic Carousing Around Martinique Carnival

Uncommon Photo-Op: Chromatic Carousing Around Martinique Carnival

All Caribbean Carnivals have their own special little differences; nuanced and/or unique events, musical traditions, dances, or competitions that you won’t find in quite the same way from one island to the next.

One thing that all Caribbean Carnivals have in common, though, is color. Each and every festival bursts with vivid displays of brightly exotic chromatic chaos, all of it a feast for the eyes, and of course, the camera lens.

Here, we showcase some of the awesomely colorful spectacle of Martinique Carnival as captured by Martinican pro photographer, Henri Salomon…

Martinique carnaval Joy | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Martinique carnaval Joy | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
More cowbell, Martinique Carnaval | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
More cowbell, Martinique Carnaval | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Beating the ti bwa, Martinique Carnaval | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Beating the ti bwa, Martinique Carnaval | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Female masqueraders, Martinique Carnaval | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Female masqueraders, Martinique Carnaval | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Male masqueraders, Martinique Carnaval 2013 | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau
Male masqueraders, Martinique Carnaval 2013 | Credit: Henri Salomon for the Martinique Promotion Bureau

More on Martinique Carnival here.

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