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This is one of a series of performance photos I shot on New Year’s Eve at nearby Shoreline Village (Long Beach, California). A well-known local musician was performing at the outdoor Boardwalk Stage (it was a warm day) and really pleasing the crowd with his music. (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 70-300mm zoom at 120mm, f/8, 1/250 sec., ISO 1600, open shade)

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  • KatMagic Photography
    KatMagic Photo...over 2 years ago

    …very interesting… it’s actually a very striking image with the black and white piano keys… and so sharp…very well presented, Celeste. This is the fellow you didn’t know you were a fan of, right! I think he would be delighted with this photo.

  • Thanks very much, Katherine! Yes, this is the guy. He knows about this photo and likes it a lot. In fact, he is using it as his Facebook profile picture.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • mom23girls
    mom23girlsover 2 years ago

    Wonderful capture!

  • Thanks so much, Tracy!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Thomas Eggert
    Thomas Eggertover 2 years ago

    Neat mood capture Celeste….

  • Thanks, Thomas! This was a lot of fun. I like photographing musicians but don’t get to do it often.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • TonyCrehan
    TonyCrehanover 2 years ago

    A really good shot Celeste and great timing to capture it without motion blur at the shutter speed.

  • Thanks very much, Tony. I was shooting in rapid-fire bursts, and lots of them because I liked this angle a lot.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • EbyArts
    EbyArtsover 2 years ago

    Very powerful image, Celeste. Love it!!!!

  • Thank you, Eby!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • jules572
    jules572over 2 years ago

    To all the piano-men who have dedicated their life to entertaining us. Nice crisp, clear image Celeste…Jules

  • Hey Jules, thank you very much for the appreciation — and for that super video! (I love the song and definitely that version with two of my favorite artists!)

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • AnkitaPopli
    AnkitaPopliabout 1 year ago

    It is really a very good shot.

  • Thank you very much, Ankita!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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