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I know I haven't been a good neighbor lately but I will get back to your portfolios. In the meantime, here's a shot I took one of the Stroll and Savor events in my town of Long Beach, California.

I took a picture of the crowd (V2) and then, back at the computer, applied the new Photoshop Blues Music filter (filters/music/blues) and you see the result here.

This is musician Brian Young. When I found out he was performing in a local club, I had a 14 by 11 (inches) print made and left him a copy as a surprise gift.

-=\Walter

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D7000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18.0-200.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:19 Jun 2014 - 8:10 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.3
Aperture:f/5.3
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:funky
ISO:3200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:down home
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:a little Mississippi, a little California, a little Chicago
Title:Blues Filter
Username:gajewski gajewski
Uploaded:28 Jun 2014 - 11:33 PM
Tags:Digitally manipulated, Landscape / travel, Portraits / people
Votes:26
Variant - Before/AfterVariant - Before and After

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tonyguitar
tonyguitar e2 Member 232 forum poststonyguitar vcard Canada24 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2014 - 11:39 PM

Excellent image and good to give him a big print. I do that too and get more smiles all around. This is a top notch good mood portrait. Love the blues too. TG

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2014 - 11:51 PM

Wonderful contextual portrait, Walter. Great DOF, lovely facial expression. I did the same for my blacksmith and made friends with him.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 12:49 AM

Love the way he stands out from the crowd in V1 Walter. Good processing.
Peter.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 3:08 AM

Superb Walter--- A great portrait, Love how you used this filter!

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8529 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 7:40 AM

Warm light catching a warm smile. I can appreciate the reasons for blurring the enigmatic lady in the background but I do rather like V2...
Moira

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 8:07 AM

Two excellent versions of this engaging portrait. The preferred version is obviously a matter of taste. Mine leans me towards V2 with the active involvement of the lady in the background.

Well done you for making the surprise gesture with that print, a lovely thing to do.

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 8:25 AM

Warm and welcoming a portrait and street shot in one engaging and interesting image Walter. Nice to see you posting! Will drop you an email in due course

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cats_123 e2 Member 104253 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2014 - 9:27 AM

V1 brings out the smile...great shot Smile

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2014 - 11:06 PM

No,2 for me.

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1nikongirl
1nikongirl e2 Member 31nikongirl vcard Canada
18 Jul 2014 - 12:36 AM

Super Superb image! v 1 for me!
BrendaSmile

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Michaela_Solway
Michaela_Solway e2 Member 4Michaela_Solway vcard
22 Jul 2014 - 11:29 PM

The blue tones really fit this shot.. Lovely laid back smile..Wink

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
28 Aug 2014 - 9:51 PM

v1 for me , I think I can hear the music!

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bliba
bliba e2 Member 9bliba vcard Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Sep 2014 - 7:16 PM

I like his expression and the eye contact .....very well composed Wink

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