I am sooooo jealous you got these angle Mike. From what I am reading, there will be no parades during my visit in September. I would love to shoot the parade from this spot.
Were you using an external flash or your on camera flash?
Now to pick a bone with you ;-) your "flash on" "flash off" now has the "clap on" "clap off" jingle stuck in my head.....dang it!