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Town Photo 2009   Cannon Beach Oregon
Photography by George Vetter


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 Cannon Beach 
Town Photo 2009
George Vetter
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June 10, 2009. Cannon Beach, Oregon. 333 fun-loving, community-spirited townspeople joined their friends and neighbors for the second town photo in recorded history. Town Photo 2003 was the first. Many thanks to all who came out to take part in this historic and fun experience. Special thanks to Debbie Nelson and Basketcase for organizing and coordinating the days activities, to Bill and Sam Steidel for the drawings and concept for Gulliver and for directing the sculpting, to the sculptors (see photo below), to John Nelson and his Coaster Construction crew who spent the afternoon helping with the sculpture and who supplied the boom/lift that made the Town Photo possible and for the wood to make the bonfire, to Mike McEwan and McEwan Construction for the time and equipment to move and pile tons of sand for the 35-foot long and 8-foot high Gulliver, to Garry Smith and the CB Fire Dept for stretching hose from town to wet the sand for sculpting, to Jim McDonald and Tolovana Inn for supplying and delivering the tent, table, chairs, water, ice, cooler and the bullhorn, to Antoine Simmons and Haystack Lodgings for feeding the work crew with pizza, to Jeff Womack and Copies and Fax for the paper and printing of the signs and numbers, to Kelli Truax-Taylor and Bruceís Candy Kitchen for símores at the bonfire, and to the Fire Department, City, County and State for the permits and cooperative spirit demonstrated in making this day possible.

::: Town Photo in Daily Astorian :::



 Cannon Beach 
Gulliver 2009 Gulliver asleep on Cannon Beach
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 Gulliver 2009
The Sculptors
Cannon Beach, OR Gulliver's sculptors
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 Town Kids 2009
Cannon Beach, OR The Town Kids
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 Town Dogs 2009
Cannon Beach, OR
The Town Dogs
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Bonfire 2009
Cannon Beach, OR The Bonfire
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 Sunset 2009
Cannon Beach, OR The Sunset


Town Photo 2009

Town Photo 2009 Guidelines

  1. Sign up now! For historical purposes we need to know who is in the photo. Send full name, address, phone,
    e-mail and age to george@cannon-beach.net. With your e-mail we will advise you of when the photo is available.
  2. Listen and watch for last minute instructions.
  3. Basic Rule: If you canít see the camera, the camera canít see you.
  4. General Rule: Short people in front. But, if you want your family all together, thatís fine.
  5. Hold small children in your arms off to side so as to not block your face.
  6. Try to keep some space between yourself and the people in front of and behind you. Move forward as necessary to allow this.
  7. Go shoulder to shoulder with the people to your side.
  8. Look behind you and ask if you are blocking anyone.
  9. Keep hands and arms down. Donít wave unless asked.
  10. Pay attention to the photographer for instructions.
  11. Be patient. More than one photo will be taken.
  12. Help your children get set up for the Kids Photo using the guidelines above.
  13. Make History ó Wednesday June 10, 2009


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