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Blues Filter

By gajewski  
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.


Tags: Digitally manipulated Landscape and travel Portraits and people

Voters: tonyguitar, nonur, Mollycat and 24 more

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tonyguitar 6 62 37 Canada
28 Jun 2014 11:39PM
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 Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
28 Jun 2014 11:51PM
Wonderful contextual portrait, Walter. Great DOF, lovely facial expression. I did the same for my blacksmith and made friends with him.
Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2014 12:49AM
Love the way he stands out from the crowd in V1 Walter. Good processing.
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
29 Jun 2014 3:08AM
Superb Walter--- A great portrait, Love how you used this filter!
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1918 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2014 7:40AM
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...
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2014 8:07AM
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.
marktc Plus
7 101 15 United Kingdom
29 Jun 2014 8:25AM
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
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
29 Jun 2014 9:27AM
V1 brings out the smile...great shot Smile
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
4 Jul 2014 11:06PM
No,2 for me.
18 Jul 2014 12:36AM
Super Superb image! v 1 for me!
The blue tones really fit this shot.. Lovely laid back smile..Wink
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
28 Aug 2014 9:51PM
v1 for me , I think I can hear the music!
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
2 Sep 2014 7:16PM
I like his expression and the eye contact .....very well composed Wink

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