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Jay’s World: Day 30: July 7th 2011: ‘hi-fi’

Street musicians from Holland thrilling the locals on Wallingford market place, South Oxfordshire, England, UK

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

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An expressionistic, exploratory artist, I create without restraint or intent. I am a passionate advocate of natural learning, and this organic approach informs all of my work, giving my creations their vibrancy and spontaneity. An abiding love of nature keeps me going when my rather warped sense of humour fails. Above all, I reject the dysfunction and pain our culture perpetuates. More of the same is of no interest to me. I say “YES” to that which is life-serving: let a new paradigm emerge!

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  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago

    Ohhh jay.. I have not had the time to shoot!!! soon will try to catch up and I LOVE THIS!

  • LOL – not to worry, Lina: very few of us seem to have managed to keep up the every-day-thing. I’m a bit concerned about myself, really – am I becoming over-discliplined? ;o) Hahaha …

    Anyway, thank you for loving it: this was a really fun moment in time, and I’m happy to have captured a little slice of it on camera :o) xx Jay

    – Jay Taylor

  • adambogusz
    adamboguszalmost 3 years ago

    love this jay :)

  • Cheers, Adam – thank you for loving it "o) xx Jay

    – Jay Taylor

  • mmargot
    mmargotalmost 3 years ago

    Great angle and stunning treatment…all that brass – hard to get right! Congrats on keeping up with your 365!

  • Thank you, Margot – good to hear from you :o) and I appreciate your appreciation :o) I was really pleased with the elements you mention here, and I’m not sure I would have figured out these post-editing techniques without the inspiration of the 365 Day Project – I am finding it a very inspiring challenge :0)

    – Jay Taylor

  • donnamalone
    donnamalonealmost 3 years ago

    i love the pygmie on the right hand bottom corner!

  • LOL – me too, Donna. I did some serious ‘tilt-shift’ type stuff on this one to get that effect, but it was the priceless look on his face that inspired me to go to the bother of learning how to do it ;o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • Ushna Sardar
    Ushna Sardaralmost 3 years ago

  • Hi Ushna – thank you for the feature :o) Much appreciated! Jay

    – Jay Taylor

  • linaji
    linajialmost 3 years ago


    Genre: PHOTOGRAPHY ~ SEPT. 2011

  • Thank you, lovely Lina – and Yay!!!!!!!!!! :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • Rosehaven
    Rosehavenalmost 3 years ago


    Click the banner to congratulate your Fellow Artists
    on your PERMANENT FEATURE PAGE !

  • Thank you, RosieRosehaven :o) So cool! :o) x

    – Jay Taylor

  • TeresaB
    TeresaBalmost 3 years ago

    September 22, 2011

  • Thank you very much indeed, Teresa – your support is really appreciated :o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • mxsara
    mxsaraalmost 2 years ago

    beautiful reflections .. when I do the same thing with a 3d model causes no small amount of angst that you got it in reality is so fabulous

  • I’m glad that you like it, mxsara – pure chance that I happened to be there with the camera and the lighting was so perfect: no angst, I’m happy to report! ;o)

    – Jay Taylor

  • Bevlea Ross
    Bevlea Rossalmost 2 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature.. Great image!
    To view your feature up large, please click HERE

    From your hosts of Alphabet Soup Bevlea Ross and Melissa

  • Thanks very much indeed, Bevlea and Melissa – it’s worth a visit to the feature page to see the works up close: great stuff! :o)

    – Jay Taylor

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