Performer

Circus Circus performers

I met up at Circus Circus in Las Vegas with about ten photographers through the Meetup group I co-organize, Aspiring Students of Photography, to show them how to photograph action in challenging lighting conditions. Here's my tight edit.

A juggler performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A juggler performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A juggler performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A juggler performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A drummer plays a backing track for circus performers at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A drummer plays a backing track for circus performers at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A balancer performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A balancer performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A balancer performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

A balancer performs at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino's midway stage in Las Vegas Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016.

Where Else But Vegas?

Buskers in Las Vegas' Fremont Street Experience wait to solicit tips for having their photo taken.

Buskers in Las Vegas' Fremont Street Experience wait to solicit tips for having their photo taken.

Visiting the tourist hotspot in your local area is usually a headache inducing experience but you have to remember the hotspots are usually where the characters gather and are worth the occasional visit.