Parade of images

Not a cloud was in sight as Edmonds residents crowded the sidewalks this morning for the town's annual July 4 parade. I and a fellow photographer geared up and made our way through the crowd, capturing images, striving to capture the essence of small-town Independence Day.

Respect America. Because if you don't, I'm pretty sure Smilin' Joe Spanglepants here will hunt you down.

It would've been easy to miss some of the smaller participants...

Lord Vader, I find your lack of red, white and blue disturbing.

Face off!