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Madison Snaps: July 21, 2008
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Maxwell Street painting
Maxwell Street painting
Credit:Kristian Knutsen

Today's image is titled "Maxwell Street painting" and was photographed by Kristian Knutsen.

The six-way intersection of State, Johnson, and Henry streets in downtown Madison buzzes with activity on Saturday afternoon as shoppers make their way from vendor to vendor at Maxwell Street Days last weekend. Now in its 33rd year, the mid-summer sidewalk sale attracts not only browsers, shoppers, and just plain revelers, but the carnival atmosphere also attracts others joining in the cacophony, including evangelical ranters, choreographed dance squads, and plenty of photographers.

And painters. This photo shows a man painting a watercolor streetscape of the intersection and 300 block of State Street, as seen from the spit of sidewalk that wraps around the glass flatiron lobby of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.

This is the latest entry of Madison Snaps: photos of Madison-area events and locations. The Isthmus group photo pool is the primary source for Madison Snaps, which are published here with the permission of individual contributors. If you are interested in having your photo eligible for Madison Snaps, please respond to the posting on the Flickr group page, or send a message. There is no compensation for Madison Snaps photos, which are © to the respective photographers.

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