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These photos are provided for use by the media to promote appearances of the Carson & Barnes Circus. They may not be used in any other commercial use other than as publicity. These images may not be used in a way that is inconsistent with their purpose. Carson & Barnes Circus retains all commercial rights of usage. Scroll down to see the index. (Click on a thumbnail, then right click to download the larger image.)

PRODUCTION NOTE: At the bottom of this page there is a selection of “clipped” hi-res photos with the backgrounds dropped out, that will get your production and layout people excited. Let them access these photos and have some fun with a layout that really gets attention and frames your words with a eye-catching style.

 

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CB-PR08 Chico Tico (left, standing), Triulito (left, kneeling) and Marquino (right) of the Carson & Barnes Clown Troupe pose with Isa the Pachyderm before the Carson & Barnes Salute to the Red, White and Blue Parade. 542KB 239×302 JPEG No
CB-PR09 As the evening’s performances conclude, performer July Coronel waves to the crowd with fellow performers during the Carson & Barnes White and Gold Finale. 1MB 201×302 JPEG No
CB-PR10 Lili Acero of Brazil (front) glides around the ring during Carson & Barnes’ Butterfly Parade. Lili Acero is the mother of Alex the Clown. The costumes were hand made by Barbara Miller-Byrd, third generation owner of the Carson & Barnes Circus. 901KB 453×302 JPEG No
CB-PR11 Johnathan Rinny of the Rinny Family performs his Unicycle Spectacular act as Ringmaster, Mr. Brad Lee, watches. During the act Johnathan adds unicycle after unicycle until he finds himself precariously balancing 12-ft in the air. 904KB 159×302 JPEG No
CB-PR12 Underneath the stars of the big top, suspended 30-ft in the air on a high-wire, Edwin Quina, of Colombia, and Company perform their Mid-Air Motorcycle Madness routine. Colombia is famous for producing the best and most death-defying high-wire acts. 915KB 201×302 JPEG No
CB-PR13 Johnathan Rinny of the Rinny Family concentrates intently as he juggles for the Carson & Barnes audience. During the act Johnathan shifts seamlessly from balls to clubs to rings and finally a mix of all three. 516KB 201×302 JPEG No
CB-PR14 Father and daughter duo, Marco and Franchesca Cavallini perform an equilibristic floor routine. For performing families like the Cavallinis the circus-life is in their blood. Acts are  passed on like heirlooms from generation to generation. 1.7MB 237×302 JPEG No
CB-PR15 Father and daughter duo, Marco and Franchesca Cavallini, of Peru perform acts of strength and balance during an equilibristic floor routine during the first half of the show. Franchesca Cavallini has been performing in front of circus audiences since she was only 6-years old. 1.8MB 200×302 JPEG No
CB-PR16 The Aerial Bamboo Act commands complete concentration and upmost confidence and trust from performing duos as they dangle from a rod 30-ft above the circus floor . 1.3MB 192×302 JPEG No
CB-PR17 The famous Aerial Bamboo Act, which originates from China, is an exhibit of strength and flexibility as performers entertain on a metal pole that dangles from a chain 30-ft above audiences. 1.3MB 202×302 JPEG No
CB-PR19 The Tandazo Trio, of Ecuador, performs their world famous high-wire routine underneath the Carson & Barnes big top during the first half of the show.  The Tandazo’s are fan favorites for their spirited energy and risky high-wire maneuvers. 1.3MB 424×302 JPEG No
CB-PR21 July Coronel, who grew up in the circus, performs with the Carson & Barnes Hula Hoop Champions. Coronel begins her act with a single hula hoop and flawlessly adds another and another while simultaneously spinning each hoop rhythmically around her waist, neck and limbs. 1.3MB 201×302 JPEG No
CB-PR23  Man’s best friends are the smallest stars underneath the world’s biggest big top circus. Their comedic routine is a favorite amongst children and adults and has been a staple of the Carson & Barnes Circus since founded by D.R. Miller in 1937. 1.4MB 302×302 JPEG No
CB-PR24 The Biggest Stars of the Show, the Ponderous Performing Pachyderms: Isa, Bennie and Bunny amaze Carson & Barnes audiences across the country. 1MB 451×302 JPEG No
CB-PR25 No circus would be complete without its biggest stars, the Ponderous Performing Pachyderms. Here Isa, Bennie and Bunny perform during the second half of the Carson & Barnes show. 1MB 455×302 JPEG No
CB-PR26 Isa, Bennie and Bunny move themselves into place during their floor routine. The agility and intelligence of these six ton pachyderms has the ability to leave audiences flabbergasted. 1.3MB 455×302 JPEG No
CB-PR28 Isa, Bennie and Bunny, who are named after Carson & Barnes family members, dwarf their trainer even while sitting. 1MB 455×302 JPEG No
CB-PR29 The Carson & Barnes Circus, which has been in operation since 1937, travel to an average of 240 towns and cities each season while touring across the United States. 647KB 625×158 JPEG No
CB-PR30 The World’s Biggest Big Top is 144’ x 180’ wide, and has a zenith of 45’. The big top was fabricated in Brazil, while sections of its scaffolding were crafted in Mexico, Peru and even Italy. 1.8MB 403×302 JPEG No
CB-PR34 At the Carson & Barnes Midway circus patrons can buy a coupon to hop a ride on Oz the camel’s hump before they head to witness the magic and spectacle of the World’s Biggest Big Top Show. 63KB 310×302 JPEG No
CB-PR35 A Patriotic Salute to the Red, White and Blue kicks-off the Carson & Barnes Circus each show as it travels across the United States. The salute was created, directed, and the costumes designed by Barbara Miller-Byrd, third generation owner of the Carson & Barnes Circus. 839KB 453×302 JPEG No
CB-PR36 The Carson & Barnes Aerial Ballet is performed on a silk sheet, which hangs 30-ft above the audience, by the Fernandes Duo of Peru. The pair performs on a suspended strand of silk without the use of safety lines, relying only on their strenuous training and precise and graceful skill to ensure their safety. 2.5MB 453×302 JPEG No
CB-PR37 Jasmine and Jimmy of the Tandazo Trio amaze audiences with their daring and outrageous feats while performing on the high-wire underneath the Carson & Barnes big top. 1.5MB 201×302 JPEG No
CB-PR38 The multi-talented Johnathon Rinny, of the Rinny Family, performs his Rolla Bola act. The act takes extreme concentration and confidence to perform. 1.6MB 175×302 JPEG No
CB-PR39 Gabriela Fernandes builds momentum for Edwin Quina as he hangs in suspension on the giant Wheels of Destiny. The Wheels of Destiny act pushes the physical limits of the human body and is considered by many the most dangerous, yet alluring, act performed in the circus world. 482KB 453×302 JPEG No
CB-PR40 The Wheels of Destiny, is a new dare-devil, high thrills act recently added to Carson & Barnes repertoire of world-class performances. 592KB 377×302 JPEG No
CB-PR41 Johnathan Rinny of the Rinny Family concentrates intently as he juggles rings for the Carson & Barnes crowd. During the act Johnathan shifts seamlessly with finesse from balls to clubs to rings and finally a mix of all three. 1.3MB 131×302 JPEG No
CB-PR42 The Biggest Stars of the Show, the Ponderous Performing Pachyderms: Isa, Bennie and Bunny amaze Carson & Barnes audiences across the country. 1.2MB 455×302 JPEG No
CB-PR43  Isa, Bennie and Bunny move into position during their routine. D.R. Miller purchased his first Asian Elephant, Hattie, in 1937. 1MB 451×302 JPEG No
CB-PR44 D.R. and Isla Miller, founders of the Carson & Barnes Circus, established the Endangered Ark Foundation, a non-profit organization, in 1993 to protect and preserve the extremely endangered Asian Elephant and other endangered and threatened animals in Hugo, Oklahoma. 1MB 455×302 JPEG No
CB-PR01 Father and daughter duo, Marco and Franchesca Cavallini, of Peru perform an equilibristic floor routine during the first half of the Carson & Barnes Circus. Franchesca Cavallini has been performing in front of circus audiences since she was 6-years old. 292KB 156×302 JPEG Yes
CB-PR02 Aerial Ballet, performed by husband and wife duo, Ademilson and Gabriela Fernandes from Peru. The act takes years of study to master. Peru is renowned for producing master silk acts which star in circuses around the world. 418KB 203×302 JPEG Yes
CB-PR03 Canine Capers was the first act ever performed by Carson & Barnes Circus founder D.R. Miller when he was an 8-year old boy in Kansas in 1937. Since then, the comedic act has been a staple of the Carson & Barnes show. 501KB 312×302 JPEG Yes 
CB-PR04 Specialized elephant trainers watch for favorable natural gestures, like standing on hind legs, in elephants when they are young calves and work to develop these gestures through positive reinforcement training, so that the gestures may be executed on command in the future. 500KB 494×302 JPEG Yes
CB-PR05 It takes presence, a strong relationship with the elephants and unfaltering confidence to work and collaborate with the biggest stars underneath the big top. 478KB 285×302 JPEG Yes
CB-PR06 July Coronel poses in a costume designed and hand-crafted by circus owner, Barbara Miller-Byrd. Each season Miller-Byrd designs costumes for performers from scratch to fit the season’s theme. 511KB 137×302 JPEG Yes
CB-PR07 Carson & Barnes Circus Clown, Iggy, holds a tree of balloons, which are given to especially enthusiastic audience members during the show’s intermission. 659KB 175×302 JPEG Yes