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Les_G 13 148 4 Scotland
6 Jun 2008 11:58AM
really like the keyboard reflection, has the feel of a record cover.

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thetriguy 15 23 12 United States
6 Jun 2008 12:02PM
I agree with Les. Strong image.
Best, Bill
challicew 12 1 1 South Africa
6 Jun 2008 12:14PM
Fantastic strong portrait, reminds me of Richie Havens for some reason, although he's a guitarist!
blondiebee 14 295 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 12:19PM
Gorgeous image. Love the reflection in his glasses. Ness
sugarbird 16 223 South Africa
6 Jun 2008 12:31PM
Thanks, sorry I am so dozy, I go to these Fesivals and I never actually know the names of the performers..I will find out..its a great Festival and anyone travelling to Chicago in June should attend, BB King will play the final night!
riprap007 15 1.6k 37 England
6 Jun 2008 12:42PM
the reflections add great context, love the angle of the face in the frame, a rather special portrait Jill
lukey_b 14 91 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 1:05PM
reflections a nice touch
petra16 14 169 Scotland
6 Jun 2008 1:16PM
very stronge image, I like seeing the piano keys in the eyes, very nice

petra
thewaiter 18 1.2k 9 England
6 Jun 2008 1:33PM
High quality portrait, the reflection tells the story ..... wonderful capture
jeanie Plus
16 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 1:59PM
Love that keyboard reflection showing us what he is doing/concentrating on. Great composition.

Jeanie
you can do anything, can't you? this rocks, jb. =)
Vicalli 12 Scotland
6 Jun 2008 3:13PM
Loving the reflection on the shades! Well done!
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.2k 2248 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 3:45PM
Wonderful portrait, first off, with just enough detail of the eyes visible to give character plus enigma. The very telling detail of the reflected keyboard could easily be a distraction, a gimmick, but it's so subtle and discreet here.
Moira
Cormy 12 3 England
6 Jun 2008 5:07PM
Cracking good portrait.I too love the reflected keyboard in his shades.
Cheers
Alan
banehawi Plus
16 2.2k 4150 Canada
6 Jun 2008 5:17PM
Superb, - one of your finest.

W
kitsch 14 439 4 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 5:41PM
superb shot!
6 Jun 2008 6:10PM
There are good reflections and there are bad reflections, this one is a good one and makes this portrait work.
Glynn Plus
14 1.2k 1 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 7:32PM
Deserves an EC - Stunning image, it's the reflection for me.
G
conrad 16 10.9k 116
6 Jun 2008 7:59PM
I thought this was great already, and then I saw the reflection. That's more than just a nice bonus!
6 Jun 2008 10:19PM
Echo conrads comment.

Well deserved Jill.

Hope you are well.

Martin.
sugarbird 16 223 South Africa
6 Jun 2008 10:29PM
Thank you Pete and thank you all..This picture actually works in color too..
AEasthope67 14 46 England
6 Jun 2008 10:35PM
Excellent shot and a well deserved EC, congrats. Andy
stevemelvin 14 675 2 United Kingdom
6 Jun 2008 10:50PM
Wow, this is a superb portrait. Even without the reflection, the crop, tones and detail make it a great shot. But the reflection really add that icing on the cake. Fab, fab shot.

Steve
8 Jun 2008 12:33PM
superb !!
GregorP 15 4 Slovenia
8 Jun 2008 1:44PM
Wow! Fantastic portrait shot, crop and good exposure. Nice reflection in his glasses...
Congrats on RC & EC awards!

Gregor
Consulo 16 840 10 Scotland
8 Jun 2008 9:01PM
What an excellent portrait!

It's a great shot as it is, but it's the reflection of the keyboard that makes this, shedding light into the personality of your subject.

A well deserved EC. Smile
riprap007 15 1.6k 37 England
8 Jun 2008 10:09PM
had to award this Smile
9 Jun 2008 8:48AM
Jill, you are a very talented photographer!

Your stuff is inspirational
User_Removed 16 239 7 England
9 Jun 2008 9:07AM
very stylish jill a real gem. love the way you positioned him in the frame & the reflection just makes it. hope all is well after your loss.

lol

gerry
Maddie 15 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 9:59AM
well done
LisaRose 13 172 4 United States
9 Jun 2008 5:18PM
This is excellent, well deserved awards.

Lisa
LINDAW 13 18 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2008 10:34AM
Fantastic portrait - love the reflections
Linda
jules41 16 197 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2008 9:43PM
fabulous as always jill,great to see once again.hope your doing ok. congrats on a well deserved EC.
juliexx
11 Jun 2008 12:21AM
Outstanding....

Nikki !
sugarbird 16 223 South Africa
11 Jun 2008 12:57AM
Thanks so much all
pennyspike 17 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
13 Jun 2008 11:56AM
Congrats on the EC for this classic sugarbird shot.
Penny
ZenTog 18 7.9k 1 England
13 Jun 2008 9:14PM
just a little bit fantasatic, well worth an award ought to win other comps as well
just wish i could get motivated again
fossilized 15 79 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2008 10:21AM
Excellent.
Jean
16 Jun 2008 1:54PM
Just superb, love the composition and the tonality
Tim
bajanexile 12 1 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2008 7:38PM
Lovely monochrome image. Great capture. Regards. Stephen
paul_indigo 16 259 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2008 2:06AM
Wonderful image.
PeelNStick 16 4 United States
13 Mar 2009 11:02AM
Excellent shot.

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