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California State Fair In Cinemagraphs

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The 163rd California State Fair ends Sunday July 24. Loyal attendees are familiar with the bustle of the crowds, the noise of the Midway and the excitement of competitions. Slow down and take a look at the fair in a different way with this series of cinemagraphs, images in subtle motion.

There are more than 70 rides at the California State Fair. The iconic rides, like the Wave Swinger (pictured) have long lines of eager riders awaiting their turns, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Carnival games line the Midway at the California State Fair. Triple-digit temperatures thin the crowds on, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

 

Livestock competitions at the California State Fair showcase the best of the best. Young and old alike can enter a series of events for goats, swine, cattle, llamas and alpacas. Thursday, July 14, 2016. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Crowds flock to carnival games on the Midway at the California State Fair for a chance to win stuffed animal prizes, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

 

As the sun sets on the California State Fair, temperatures drop and the crowds come out, Thursday, July 14, 2016. Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

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Andrew Nixon

Multimedia Producer

Multimedia Producer Andrew Nixon illustrates CapRadio’s Web content with visual journalism including still photos and videos. He works in the news and information department, and on CapRadio’s documentary program, “The View From Here.”  Read Full Bio