Tuesday, August 25, 2009

156/365 Discarded heels

During the week of practice, the Junior Miss contestants often had to switch back and forth between tennis shoes (to practice their on-stage fitness routine) and high heels (for the portions that required they wear a dress).

You might not think that wearing heels during practice would be necessary, and they always complain about it, but when you get up on that stage -- which always tends to be a little slippery -- you realize that it does take some getting used to.

And it's better to feel silly during a few nights' worth of practicing than to step out and fall flat during the show itself.

Even with hours of practice, this can happen:

How embarrassing! I suppose that's really where the mantra "just smile and keep going" comes in handy.

Camera: Canon 40D, 1/60s, f/4 at ISO 1600

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