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Berea Ky Craft Festival: Seven photos

Discussion in 'People' started by Spanky, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. Spanky

    Spanky

    318
    Nov 10, 2007
    Kentucky
    I spent a portion of my Saturday at the local car show and arts and craft festival. These are a few of my better ones.

    The young man is a folk dancer and the lovely lady provided music for the performing dance troop. I caught them during a break.

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    The gentlemen was a jewelry craftsman and exhibited at the show.

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    This artisan was a potter and demonstrated his skills during his presentation.

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    This happy group of musicians provided tunes from the forties and fifties.

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    The lady and her husband played beautiful and relaxing harp music.

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    This fellow had the food and refreshments covered.

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    This lovely lady was a visitor and just happened to come within camera range.

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  2. nice shots
    that 2nd one, i like the most
    a "painted" quality to it

    many nice images here
    would love to have had some of the food/i bet it was very tasty
    looks like a fun outing

    thanks for sharing these with us
     
  3. Arctic_Furrer

    Arctic_Furrer

    47
    Nov 18, 2007
    Alaska
    I love those types of festivals :)  There is always ample photo op.

    Regarding the first 2 pictures, if I may, perhaps you should soften the brush you used on the bg so that it merges better with the subject. They are absolutely wonderful pictures, the outline of the subjects draw too much on the eyes though.

    Cheers
     
  4. Seneca

    Seneca

    Dec 4, 2006
    Texas!
    On the second image did you apply some sort of filter, or did you cut and paste the image?
     
  5. looks like a fun festival, # 2 looks like it was PP in PS?
    # 1 I like :smile:
     
  6. The first and second could both use a lighter blur, it's too obviously photoshop. Good shots regardless though. :) 
     
  7. rotxlk82

    rotxlk82

    Jul 20, 2007
    UK
    Looks like everyone was having a good time at this event. You recorded it well, thanks for sharing
     
  8. Spanky

    Spanky

    318
    Nov 10, 2007
    Kentucky
    Thanks for all the C&C. It goes a long way in making one a better photographer. It was a very bright and sunny day. Most of the exhibitors displayed their merchandise in white tents. The backgrounds were super white with lots of blinkies in the D300 review screen.

    I didn't use photoshop. Just Nikon CX2 and the Gaussian Blur tool at 100 percent to tone down the background and clone out the bystanders.
     
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