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Joey Cape and Scorpios @ Café Campus

 
SuburbanSteve
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Aug 02, 2013 11:24 |  #1

A few shots of Joey Cape and Scorpios at the Café Campus in Montreal.

I'm still in the 'steep learning curve' part of my adventure in live music photography, so here's a question: I've been looking through several live music portfolios and aesthetically, I tend to prefer more 'rugged,' high-contrast, desaturated or B/W, dramatic, or 'vintage-look' images over super-sharp, color-balanced, 'true-rendition' images, so naturally I tend to shoot and process my own in that way.

to try to keep this short, I got a comment on another forum to the effect that the clipped blacks, for example in the last photo I posted, was unacceptable and maybe even ruined the photo. I feel differently about it. It's not my favorite image by a long shot, but the dark, quasi-silhouette effect is kinda what I was going for. So I'd like to hear from others regarding that--or anything else really--so's I can further my reflection about this.

You can see the rest of the gallery here (external link), if you're interested.

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Aug 03, 2013 14:36 |  #2

I like your shots mate. And

I got a comment on another forum to the effect that the clipped blacks, for example in the last photo I posted, was unacceptable and maybe even ruined the photo

I like it for what it's worth. It's a style/treatment of a shot that you made so how can it be unacceptable or ruin the shot? Does it reflect the artist or the song he was playing? Does he like it?

If we all did the same treatments on our shots then it would be pretty boring :) Stick with your vision if you think it is right.


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SuburbanSteve
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Aug 03, 2013 21:14 |  #3

Pat McGuire wrote in post #16178304external link
If we all did the same treatments on our shots then it would be pretty boring :) Stick with your vision if you think it is right.

Thanks Pat, I appreciate the nice words. I agree with you fully, and I'm not going to change my style at the first negative comments. Still though I'm always on the lookout for ways to improve, so I'm open to other's opinions regarding the aesthetics of live music photography, and I'm always curious to understand what makes other's work interesting or boring in my eyes.

Again, though, happy you like 'em.

Cheers.


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Aug 03, 2013 22:03 |  #4

the last shot is actually my favourite.


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Aug 14, 2017 21:10 |  #5

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