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Let's Polka!


Let's Polka!
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Copyright: Werner Dirla (werdir) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1416 W: 147 N: 2654] (11957)
Genre: People
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2010-07-24
Categories: Event
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 4300
Exposure: f/4.9
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-25 5:47
Viewed: 1577
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Yesterday I went to a German Festival to enjoy some beer, bratwurst and music. This is a candid snap of Joe Wendel and his band wrapping up their set. I really like his genuine smile; one can tell he enjoys what hes doing. This brings back a flood of memories from my childhood. I fondly remember the German parties, where music was provided by a neighbor who played the accordion very well. He had the same infectious smile.

I converted to B&W using the channel mixer, sharpened and resized this for posting. There is a bit of a tilt, and the direction can be debated whether you line up the background column or the stage settings. I didnt correct it because I thought it best not to do any cropping. The background sky is what it is, it was very humid and the temperatures were over 100F.

Thanks for viewing.


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looks a grt day Werner and you have captured it well with this image hope you did,nt haveto much of that german beer prost
tfs regards bryan

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