Magic Slim

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This Friday I went to see blues legend Magic Slim and his band The Teardrops. I decided to see if I could take some shots. As this was the third time I went to his concerts at this place I knew that the lightning was very bad. And I didn't know if they allowed DSLR's. I knew I would at least have to shoot ISO 1600. I decided to bring my D50 and one of my smallest lenses, the 55-200mm that came with the kit. I hadn't used that lens in a long time.

Magic Slim is 70 years old but he still puts on a great show. He is an awesome guitarist. If you like blues music and don't mind LOUD guitars he is a must to see.

Most of the shots were a little underexposed so ISO for most of them are between 1600 and 3200. All shot in RAW and my first concert shots ever.

Magic and his guitarist Jon Mcdonald
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The man himself singing the blues
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Play that guitar
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He doesn't have too many teeth left but his guitar still bites
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Come back next year Slim.
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Hej Torben!

Those turned out fine. Have you tried any b/w convertions? I´m more like b/w school when it comes to consert shots...

Looks like he´s a huge fellow or then he was playing some toy guitar :smile: ...
 
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Thanks Jukka. Yes I played with b/w conversions as I thougt the images begged for that. I'm not very good at these conversion. May have to read a tuturial.

Magic Slim is a big man, ordinary sized guitar. :biggrin:
 
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Torben........... a cool series for sure my friend!

And I LOVE that guitar......... probably because I'm lucky enough to have a Gibson Les Paul Standard in Heritage Cherry Sunburst!

Does that meake me biased then......???????????? :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Hope you are well! :cool:

G
 
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Torben........... a cool series for sure my friend!

And I LOVE that guitar......... probably because I'm lucky enough to have a Gibson Les Paul Standard in Heritage Cherry Sunburst!

Does that meake me biased then......???????????? :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:

Hope you are well! :cool:

G
Thanks Graeme. The Les Paul is one of the greatest electrical guitars. Also love the sound of the Stratocaster. So you own a Gibson Les Paul. I didn't know you played the guitar. How cool. Take care.
 
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