A sad photographers story.. The wife and I headed out to the Takao Fire Walking Festival super early so we could get a front row view and hopefully some killer shots. We arrived 3 hours before the start and stood at our front row spot with patience.
Once the festival kicked off, the participants decided to line up right in front of us! It cut off me and my wife and about 6 other Japanese photographers from being able to get many shots. This is one of the few were I was lucky not to get a head or a should in the side of my shot.