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pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 7:40AM
Nice capture, good detail, works well in mono.. Peter

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CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
24 Feb 2011 7:41AM
A beautiful looking instrument, and you can see why it is called a bell cittern. Well captured, works perfectly in mono. Carol
24 Feb 2011 7:45AM
Superb details captured in this wonderful mono image, very well done, Barbara.
Roy
Ray42 8 3 England
24 Feb 2011 8:12AM
A lovely natural capture - good detail and works very well in mono - nice one Barbara - when I we seeing you on the ErHu?
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 8:24AM
looks great in mono and I am not generally a fan but cannot deny in this instance it works very well

woohoo the sun is out I am off to playWink
700 10 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 8:38AM
Lovely shot Barbara, what does it sound like. I love b and w Patricia Smile
24 Feb 2011 8:40AM
Firstly, what a very well taken shot Barbs, this really is a spot on capture and works perfectly in mono, and second, i did'nt realize the neck was so short! but what a lovely instrument, like to have a go one one myself but i suspect i would have to learn completely different chords from the usual?
Thanks for putting this excellent shot up for me Smile
Ricky.
PS. I love you other recent musical instument posts.
Richsr 9 91 223 England
24 Feb 2011 9:06AM
A fine portrait capture here Barbara, good details and tones too.
Regards Richard
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 9:21AM
What a curious truncated shape - my Himself will be along shortly to cast his professional eye over this. Meanwhile a very nice portrait of your Himself.
Moira
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
24 Feb 2011 9:28AM
This is a wonderful portrait Barbs, it really suits the mono conversion and has plenty of detail.

Trev
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 9:33AM
It looks a fine instrument, Barbara. I've just looked at pictures of one or two on the internet; I'm pleased to say that this looks so much better than the over-ornate, pearl-encrusted versions of the 17th & 18th centuries that look far too ornate to be real.

An excellent double portrait in first-class black & white.
Bill
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 9:52AM
This is just superb Barbara, wonderfully detailed and it works so beautifully in mono.
Carol
Herge88 Plus
9 40 4 England
24 Feb 2011 10:02AM
This would make a fantastic promotional shot, mono suits the subject perfectly.

Best Matt
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 10:13AM
Wow A really excellent portrait, very professional.
Mavis
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 10:40AM
Superb portrait Barbara, it works beautifully as a B&W conversion, fascinating looking instrument too

Hugh
nishchal 6 5 India
24 Feb 2011 10:40AM
Nice captured, Great mono with various tones and contrast.
nishchal
Alvar 9 23 2 France
24 Feb 2011 11:29AM
Lovely looking instrument and very nice composition Mono is ideal
Alvar
24 Feb 2011 12:21PM
Amazing shot! .. realy like it..
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
24 Feb 2011 1:00PM
An excellent double portrait in first-class black & white.

Exactly what i was thinking!
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
24 Feb 2011 1:43PM
Barbara
This is an excellent portrait, the composition is first class, the lighting superb and the mono treatment is also excellent, please accept my UA.

Regards

Trev.
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
24 Feb 2011 2:13PM
From two strings to twelve! An excellent quality mono, Barbs, very nicely captured and presented Smile
Is this tuned the same way as a twelve stringed guitar?
Trev Smile
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
24 Feb 2011 2:53PM
This really does show off this lovely instrument so well - much smaller than I'd realised from earlier images.

Theresa
SlowSong Plus
8 6.5k 29 England
24 Feb 2011 4:01PM
What a superb portrait Barbara. As you say, the mono suits the subject perfectly.
Chris
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
24 Feb 2011 4:05PM
Cracking detailed shot Barbara,
Geoff.
LexEquine 10 19 United States
24 Feb 2011 4:06PM
Superb{A+} & artistic monochrome, B&W, full portrait image with the 'new vintage instrument,' Barbara. 'Congrats on the well-deserved UA.'
Ciao...Peter
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 4:26PM
A 1st class portrait shot Barbara, wonderful in the mono, and so detailed, congrats on the UA
Lillian
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 5:24PM
Cor, do I look distinguished or wot! Thanks Barbs, for a cracking photograph.
jon
danbrann Plus
12 629 17
24 Feb 2011 5:52PM
Now that is a good portrait .
James_C 7 36 56 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 6:03PM
Cracking good picture. Crystal clear and works really well in mono.

James
24 Feb 2011 6:16PM
superb capture Barbara one of you best for sure pin sharp and so well suited to the mono.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
24 Feb 2011 6:58PM
An excellent image Barbara. Superb in mono, and a beautiful looking instrument......Sandy
goso 10 2 1 Australia
24 Feb 2011 7:31PM
Great portrait Barb...Bill
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
24 Feb 2011 7:37PM
An excellent portrait study Barbara.
Joan.
acousticmist 6 10 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 7:43PM
A great mono shot....................Martin
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2011 9:09PM
outstanding mono Barbara and congrats on your UA,
regards
Yung
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
24 Feb 2011 11:15PM
Sheer perfection! Patti
Peagreen 6 1 1 England
25 Feb 2011 12:49AM
Excellent mono image, Barbara. Beautiful instrument.
Take care, Pauline
25 Feb 2011 12:12PM
Tip top musician portrait.
Porthos 6 1 Northern Ireland
25 Feb 2011 6:41PM
Excellent portrait.....Derek
imagio 10 12 1 England
26 Feb 2011 4:29PM
Superb details,tone and exposure Barbara..well done..

Bernie
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
27 Feb 2011 11:31AM
Beautifully lit portrait that works very well in mono.
Rende
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
27 Feb 2011 3:32PM
lovely.
Suehh 9 39 6 England
27 Feb 2011 3:35PM
Wow! This is really, really, REALLY good Barbara. A superb image! One of the best portraits I have ever seen. You clever lady!

Sue
28 Feb 2011 1:31PM
Hello Barbs Smile
Wow 4 awards eh, I must say they are all very well deserved, this really is a great portrait and i'm quiet chuffed you dedicated it to me Smile
When i commented on this last week my ua was'nt available, if it had i would have given it to you for this excellent shot (one of your best to date) so here it is and i give it with no favourtism, simply because it's a blinding shot Smile
Nice one Barbs
Ricky.
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2011 9:45PM
Gosh I wouldnt like to have to tune that one! Thanks for showing us. Paul
fudgy 6 48 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2011 8:52AM
congrats on all those awards m'lady Smile very deserving

excellent portrait barbara ..really love the shot Smile
LV426 7 7 4 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2011 1:41AM
Oh yes, i would like to have a go on that on!
It would even add nicely to my growing guitar and violin collection.
Good capture and MONO is just the way to go here on this image!
Tarek

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