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Lowell Folk Festival (Part 2)

Discussion in 'People' started by Aqualung, Jul 26, 2008.

  1. Today I went to the Lowell (Mass) Folk Festival w/ my wife, 2 daughters, and a friend of my youngest daughter. It was a hot day, but clouds came pretty frequently.

    The group here is the Lonesome River Band (read about them here or here).

    We were able to get right up front; with all the shadows on the stage, I decided to give Active D-Lighting (Normal) and matrix metering a try. Used my 17-55 & 70-200. C&C welcome, EXIF intact.

    Also took a couple of another band on the way out...

    1. Lonesome River Band
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    NIKON D300    ---    28mm    f/7.1    1/800s    ISO 320


    2. The mando player Andy Ball, very talented, from Detroit!
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    NIKON D300    ---    135mm    f/3.5    1/800s    ISO 320


    3. The rhythm guitar, Brandon Rickman did well w/ a broken string, didn't miss a beat on vocals.
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    NIKON D300    ---    120mm    f/4.0    1/2000s    ISO 250


    4. Sammy Shelor, the longest tenured member w/ 17 years
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    NIKON D300    ---    120mm    f/4.0    1/2500s    ISO 250


    5. Mike Anglin played a nice, tight bass.
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    NIKON D300    ---    135mm    f/4.0    1/2500s    ISO 250


    6. Bagged, kind of hard to not stand out w/ the 70-200, LOL.
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    NIKON D300    ---    135mm    f/2.8    1/1600s    ISO 250


    7.
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    NIKON D300    ---    135mm    f/2.8    1/2500s    ISO 250


    8. Mike Hartgrove played a mean fiddle.
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    NIKON D300    ---    200mm    f/2.8    1/640s    ISO 250


    9. The lead vocalist and accordion player from Jerry Broussard & the Creole Cowboys. We were just walking by and didn't catch this fellow's name. Left the lighting as shot, changed to Spot metering.
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    NIKON D300    ---    190mm    f/2.8    1/250s    ISO 250


    10. The bass player for Jerry Broussard...
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    NIKON D300    ---    200mm    f/2.8    1/200s    ISO 250


    11. The Whitetop Mountain Band
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    NIKON D300    ---    116mm    f/4.0    1/500s    ISO 250
     
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  2. Another great series, the third one with the reflective sunglasses is cool.
     
  3. Thanks Phil, he was a character.
     
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