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Paris Retro

By SuziBlue  
Another from the Paris trip. These were the jazz players on the bridge and they were terrific.

1/60 @ f5.6
no cropping

Thank you for dropping by! I appreciate any and all comments and find them all valuable, whether you want to leave a couple of words or a longer constructive criticism. So, in the spirit of non-competitiveness I wonít click on any comments on this pic but would invite anyone who visits to mark the comments they feel are helpful. Iíll do the same when I visit other portfolios, of course Smile

Tags: Paris Musicians Jazz Busking Portraits and people

Voters: deegee, franken, rania and 18 more

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rania 14 1
7 May 2006 12:59PM
Great image...evocative of Paris! Smile

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aftertherain 13 4.2k 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 1:33PM
like it - made me smile.
(went to a Boy's Brigade brass band concert last night, these tiny children blowing for all they were worth and horrible sounds coming from the instruments - I wanted to laugh and cry)
david deveson 14 62 2 Italy
7 May 2006 10:48PM
Beautiful, love the crop and use of depth of field.
Good one.
owp 13 168
7 May 2006 10:52PM
. .I like these Paris shots . . good juxtaposition between the in focus and the BG image . . the crop works to "suggest" exactly what you want to say also . .

I could see these Poster sized in some smokey Parisien Cafe? LOL Smile . . .
ericfaragh Plus
14 149 4 United Kingdom
7 May 2006 11:31PM
Good dof again, I like the repeated pose.
TonyA 13 11 Spain
8 May 2006 1:17AM
Great shot Suzi. Love the composition and great use of the DOF.

TeresaH 13 1.1k United Kingdom
8 May 2006 1:23AM

I do like your Paris work Suzi, you have captured some excellent candids. Well done.
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
8 May 2006 7:39AM
Many thanks all! Glad this works. There must be something about Paris .. 8-]
9 May 2006 4:11PM
great capture
very good use of dof
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
10 May 2006 5:38AM
Thank you Ivana 8-] I'm rather liking doing these candids ...
SoupyD 12
10 May 2006 2:24PM
Love this image...the dof is superb and the choice to present it in b&w is inspired!
digicammad 15 22.0k 39 United Kingdom
11 May 2006 7:36AM
This is class Suze.

SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
11 May 2006 11:41AM
Thanks Soupy! you're right, it couldn't be in colour. And thanks too Ian - what an encouraging thing to say Smile thanks ...
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
15 May 2006 11:34PM
Excellent use of depth of field here. The composition is good. Works well in b/w.

SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
16 May 2006 3:23AM
Thanks Ken - really appreciate the feedback. The candids from Paris were pretty much experimental as I haven't really done them before, so I'm pleased other photographers think they work. It's great to get confirmation that you're doing something right 8-]
deegee 13 181 United Kingdom
17 May 2006 3:02AM
Suzi, you say these two candids were experimental..To me they exude pure class! I thought it was Paul Michael Glazier from the thumbnail of Past Lives. Thought you had discovered the whereabouts of an ol' 70's superstar! Both of these would make great poster images.

Not one to want to see great talent leave our shores, but I think I know where you should stick your pin when planning your next move Smile
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
17 May 2006 6:31AM
Oh gorrrsh Dennis! Thanks! Must admit I do love it there .. so you never know ;-]

Thanks for the encouragement 8-]
stevem 13 238 United Kingdom
22 May 2006 11:01AM
Really like the muted colour in this. Excellent composition & use of DoF
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
23 May 2006 8:58AM
Thanks Steve Smile
22 Apr 2007 8:18PM
Great capture, focus used to good effect and totally suits B and W.
SuziBlue 15 16.2k 10 Scotland
23 Apr 2007 9:40PM
Thanks Nick! Must say I had a great time there racking up candids .. must be something about Paris.. 8-]
18 Apr 2009 12:09PM
Great shot! Playing with the contrast a tiny bit might be nice, it looks a bit bland. The Dof makes the image what it is though! nicely done!

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