2011 Dia de los muertos (Day of the Dead) – San Francisco

           

As per tradition, on Nov 2, 2011, the celebration for Dia de los muertos (Day of the Dead) was held in San Francisco, with the ritual procession and altars display.

2011 Day of the Dead - San Francisco

Typical costume

And even this year I managed to attend, arriving pretty much on time, unlike last time. I felt this year a bit less participation compare to last; maybe it was just my impression.

2011 Day of the Dead - San Francisco

South Van Ness

Nevertheless, some characters are always there, and I am sure you will spot them in the different galleries from different years of the manifestation.

2011 Day of the Dead - San Francisco

2011 Day of the Dead - San Francisco

Among the notables, this year were unfortunately but obviously, Steve Jobbs, and Dennis Ritchie.

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I am a commercial photographer based in Milpitas (CA), serving the Silicon Valley and San Francisco Bay Area. Among the photo services I provide are, contemporary and lifestyle portraits, profile headshots, product photography and digital image editing. I enjoy home cooked italian recipes, spanish flan, mexican tacos, and korean kimchi. And occasionally peanut butter on bananas. Have a project for me? Let me hear about it.