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Symphony Hall Boston

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As is very obvious in this photograph, we arrived pretty early for the concert. Although they discourage picture taking in the hall, my tiny Ricoh GR can be used almost unnoticed and I took full advantage of that with this shot.

I take raw file pictures and when I processed this one in Lightroom the seats in the foreground took on a lovely blue patina that they didn’t really have. It must have been the lighting that caused that color shift and I liked it so much I left it in. Not realistic? Yes, but I’ll take all the lucky accidents I can get.

A Portrait

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I rarely succeed in doing portraits. For starters I’m terrible with artificial lighting. This one I confess I got by accident. It is of a young cousin of mine who I sat next to at a dinner party. I thought what the hell, I’ll use the little flash that comes on my beloved Ricoh GR.

Voila!! It’s a complete accident but I want to try for more of these.

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