Above, a Stanley Clarke photo shot with the Panasonic LX-5 and very noisy as a result. Below, the same shot processed with XeL B&W in Lightroom. The final shot can be seen here. Early in the summer of 2011, I purchased Nik’s Silver Efex Pro, a very powerful tool to process photos for black & [...]
There are concert venues in Paris where you know they’ll never let you in with a DSLR, so I attended this Stanley Clarke / Stewart Copeland gig with my Panasonic LX-5. The shots were noisy and less detailed, but I managed to get this one, which I’m really proud of.
Municipal bikes seem to present an interesting repetitive subject in every town they are implemented, but the curves on the Parisian velibes, I think, make them particularly suited to that kind of shot.
The Coliseum in Rome is damn old, so an old processing emulation seemed fitting…
Fred Wesley is a funk legend, an amazing player, and a fun entertainer. And a good subject for photography!
Believe it or not, this was shot in front of a food store in San Francisco’s China Town. Yummy!
This is one of the most stunning sights in Louisiana, this out of this world place where the highway suddenly intrudes on you (and the gators).
Singer and guitarist Jamie McLean opening for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band in New Orleans. This is one of my most successful Lensbaby shots and the reason why I still occasionally try to use the Lensbaby in low lit concert halls despite the challenges.
Le Pont des Arts is a famous footbridge in Paris, particularly popular with young lovers. It crosses from the Louvres to the Institut de France. I was trying to shoot it in a way that was different from all the classic shots.
Bob Brozman is one of my favourite musicians and certainly my favourite performer. Catching him isn’t easy though as he’s constantly in motion.