This site features a photo gallery of the Belgrave Lantern Parade 2015


The Photography of John Weeks

Special Event

Any and/or all usage or copying of these images, without express written permission from the photographer, is prohibited by law.
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Belgrave Lantern Parade 2015

The town of Belgrave's annual lantern parade is on again. 2015 is its ninth year. Since 2007, the Belgrave Main Street has been filled with light at winter solstice every year. The event is getting bigger and better. As in previous years Main Street, Belgrave, was closed to cars on Saturday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Entertainment was provided prior to the Parade.

Photographs by John Weeks were taken on Saturday, 20 June, 2015 ..... Location : Belgrave, Victoria, Australia.................. See Previous year by clicking HERE

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See Belgrave Lantern Parade 2014 by clicking HERE

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Some locations of people who have viewed this Gallery

AUSTRALIA : VICTORIA : Abbotsford, Altona, Armadale, Ashburton, Balaclava, Bayswater, Belgrave, Bendigo, Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Boronia, Box Hill South, Brighton, Brighton East, Brunswick, Burwood, Burwood East, Camberwell, Canterbury, Carlton, Carnegie, Caroline Springs, Caulfield, Caulfield North, Cheltenham, Chirnside Park, Clayton, Clematis, Collingwood, Croydon, Dandenong, Doncaster, Doncaster East, Emerald, Endeavour Hills, Ferntree Gully, Glen Waverley, Greensborough, Hampton, Hawthorn, Highett, Hillside, Hoppers Crossing, Hughesdale, Ivanhoe, Kalorama, Kallista, Kensington, Keon Park,Malvern, Melbourne, Monbulk, Moonee Ponds, Mount Evelyn, Mount Waverley, Narre Warren, Noble Park, Northcote, Nunawading, Oakleigh East, Pascoe Vale, Richmond, Rowville, Saint Kilda, Scoresby, South Yarra, Springvale, Surrey Hills, Tarneit, Tecoma, The Patch, Thornbury, Toorak, Upwey, Vermont, Yarraville, ... NEW SOUTH WALES : Bondi, Engadine, Greenwich, Merrylands, Summer Hill, Sydney, ... QUEENSLAND : Brisbane, Ipswich, ... SOUTH AUSTRALIA : Elizabeth, ... WESTERN AUSTRALIA : , ... OVERSEAS : FRANCE : (Unknown); ... INDIA : .Kolkata; ... LITHUANIA : Moletai, Utenos Apskritis; ... PHILIPPINES .(Various).. ; THAILAND : .(unknown)..; ....USA : Atlanta, Georgia; Elyria, Ohio; Park City, Utah;


"Awesome John!!!" ... Kathy, Australia

"Check those stunning photos of Belgrave Lantern Parade last night by John Weeks!!" ... Arvy, Australia

"Stunning" ... Sarah M. Australia

"Brilliant" ... Carol M., Australia

"What a great night!" ... Candice S., Australia

"Loved this. And the chooks!" ... Kelly L., Australia

"Looks great! We had planned to go for the first time tonight, but couldn't make it due to sickness. I was so disappointed to miss it. Looking forward to seeing more photos John." ... Charmaine D., Australia

"I love the movement in these photos too ... Thankyou for sharing John :)" ... Jewel D., Australia

"So much fun John" ... Dirck H., Thailand

"Cocky!" ... Crystal R., Australia

"Lovely, I so much appreciate your capturing of our community moments - thank you" ... Janine W., Australia

"You never disappoint, John. Amazing photos again." ... Janine R., Australia

"Great as usual John" ... LaRaine C., Australia

"Super awesome photos John!!" ... Kathy B., Australia

"Fantastic image of dragonfly" ... Tamara D., Australia

"Wonderful collection of images in your gallery John. Just awesome! Thanks for sharing" ... Robyn L., Australia

"Fabulous photos" ... Renate R., Australia

"Just beautiful." ... Stephanie H., Australia

"Thanks for your great record of this special night John Weeks" ... Glenn S., Australia

" creations" ... Maritess R.B., Philippines

"John its such a treat to see your photos after the build up to the parade. Thank you for capturing the color, fun and atmosphere of the night. I dont bother taking photos as I know I will see your amazing images" ... Renate C., Australia

"Fantastic! Thank you John." ... Gail S., Australia

"Lovely" ... Kelly, Australia

"Fabulous work once again John! Thanks!" ... Barb M., Australia

"Amazing pics, thanks John. Keep an eye out for this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group

"I was looking through your photos of the Lantern Parade this year, they were beautiful as always.... I first started following your work during the 'no maccas' campaign, and always stop by for a peek through of your work. Thank you again" ... Beck W., Australia

"Wonderful photos, and a really good sense of the fun had" - Lynne T., Australia

"Great shots John, as usual, those belly dancers must've been freezing!" ... Jan L., Australia

"Great photos, wish I'd been there - it's a definite for next year. Pam H - on holiday in Utah USA" ... Pam H., Utah, USA

"nice shots. much better than mine" ... Harold C., Australia [ Thanks for your kind comment, Harold,. ... but you know what? if a picture tells a story then, in my opinion, it doesn't matter if the image is blurred, or lopsided etc, you have 'nailed' it.... John Weeks ]

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "Well done!!! Save me a copy please!!" ... Kathy B., Australia

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "Thats great John xo" ... Sherry O., Australia

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "CONGRATULATIONS uncle John Weeks :)" ... Xenita, The Philippines

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "awesome...congrats John!" ... Maritess, The Philippines

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "Great news! Anyway congratulation!" ... Edward R., India

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "John, why are you surprised? Your work is of a most professional standard! xx" ... Ann Creber, Producer/Presenter of radio program The Good Life on community radio, Australia

Re : this week's local 'Mail'!" ... Editor, Mail News Group : "I agree with Ann Creber, John, your photos are always of a professional standard. Im surprised it hasnt happened more often xo" ... S.O., Australia

"Never been to the lantern parade - looking at these shots I'm kicking myself for it! Looks amazing!" ... Mark L., Australia

"amazing pictures John, brilliant!" ... Donna G., Australia

"bloody white cockies !!! trained my dog to chase them away ... love the other native birds tho ;)" ... Max O., Australia

"Fantastic photo's of Saturday night's Belgrave Lantern Parade" ... Merryn G., Australia


John Weeks : The Mail Ranges Trader just published 3 of my photos covering the Belgrave Lantern Parade 2015

"Congratulations John, well done. Always good to get your photos out there. I'm assuming they are acknowledging you as the photographer?" ... Kathie T., Australia

"You always capture the parade so well. Amazing pics indeed John. Great to see that acknowledged by The Mail." ... Marina S., Australia

"That's great well done, I have enjoyed your photos" ... Min Z., Australia

"Well done John, great shots" ... Mark P., Australia

"Yay John l will go and get one soon." ... LaRaine C., Australia

"Cool" ... Jan L., Australia

"Great, John!" ... Ann C., Australia

"Terrific" ... Renate R., Australia

"Beaut publicity for your lovely photos of the lantern parades John, keep the nice work up, thank you!" ... William B.H., Australia

"Looks great John" ... Robyn L., Australia

"And a nice prominent credit, too!" ... Ann C., Australia

"Noice!" ... Anja, Australia

"Great work John" ... LaRaine C., Australia

"Congrats John, looks great xo" ... Sherryl O., Australia

"Well done John :)" ... Bruce W., Australia

"wonderful....woot woot for John!" ... Maritess, The Philippines

"yahoo" ... Jenny M., Australia

"bonzer" ... Michael C., Australia

"Awesome as always John! The huge rainbow was made by Lucy Beach, Claire (argh I don't remember her name!) and the kids of @Belgrave Preschool. Was their first big lantern! :)" ... Kerry F., Australia

John Weeks