The Colombian Declaration of Independence refers to the events of July 20, 1810, in Santa Fe de Bogota, in the Spanish colonial Viceroyalty of New Granada. They resulted in the establishment of a Junta de Santa Fe that day. The experience in self-government eventually led to the creation of the Republic of Gran Colombia.

The Colombian day parade happens in NYC , celebrating their Independence , the Sunday nearest July 20th , in Queens , New York City .

In general for me it was surprisingly one of the smaller parades I photoed , just over an hour long . I decided to shoot the parade with my canon 7D mark II and used the 18-135 mm lens .

It was supposed to rain this day which may have kept people from coming . I do enjoy watching and photoing the different countries celebrations . Photos below from the Colombian day parade.

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Written by steveedreff

Steve Edreff is a photographer who is currently located in New Jersey and normally works out of New York City. Currently Steve has holds New York City Media pass as well as being a contributor to Getty Images and Istock. With the media pass Steve has been a photographer on hand for most parades and media events throughout NYC. The his preference is doing photoshoots with different style dancers , he also has photoed at New York Cities fashion week , photoshoots with Mrs. New Jersey, New York, Vermont , and Pennsylvania. Along with the photography , he has created an independent magazine "Street Views" that includes dancers and traditional style photography.

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