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The Rhythm Doctors
The Rhythm Doctors
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Partners (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-85mm f2.8-4.0D
Location: wedding reception in Dover, Delaware
Date: May 31, 2008
Aperture: f/4.0
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/80
Galleries: Wedding, Music
Date Uploaded: Jun 3, 2008

Shooting a wedding with a friend of mine up in Delaware, about an hour from Philly. This was the wedding band, named The Rhythm Doctors, a group formed back in the 50's. The guy up front toward the right is the group's last original member. At 90 years young, he could still play!

Composition was pretty much what you see, used an SB-600 bounced off the ceiling of the tent. Post processing was a bit of experimenting with a handful of Kubota presets, trying to get an older, antiquey feel without over-doing it. Border is also Kubota, one of the sloppy borders.

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Votes: 203
Comments: 8
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06/10/2008 11:42:35 PM
A little out of focus.
06/09/2008 09:27:27 AM
i dont like your background on this
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06/04/2008 01:40:25 PM
Very nice contrast and clarity! The lights in the front are a bit distracting, but overall it is a nice image!
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06/04/2008 01:35:23 PM
this is very nice. sepia and framing works perfect. I whish it was a tad more sharpened!
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06/04/2008 12:31:08 PM
A little soft in the background, slightly distracted by the black area and bright light towards the bottom of the photo. Like it, though.
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06/04/2008 11:16:13 AM
One of the few shots where I feel a border adds to it! I would have liked if the man in the front was more in focus.
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06/04/2008 09:58:39 AM
nice use of the sepia. the light from that bulb near the bottom kind of offsets the rest of the photo, though
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06/04/2008 09:18:06 AM
try to get rid ogf the hot spot would of made the photo much better
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