side of Rob’s Banjo just for a different aspect (and the cleanest part!!) as it hangs by the door this was the only light that I used – daylight!
B is for Banjo

Placed 7th in the Music of the Spirit Challenge Where did I put that abstract, anyway? 21/12/09

taken with canon 400d and canon 50mm lens
1/60
f/2.2
2009

As Is straight from the camera

Sets of Two

Play for Me

We live in the West of France in the Poitou Charentes region, I love where we live and take a lot of inspiration for photography from the countryside and wonderful regions around us.

I have not had any formal training and just feel comfortable behind the lens, enjoying the feeling of liberty and fun that is to be had with a camera.

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Comments

  • Squealia
    Squealiaabout 6 years ago

    You are all obviously quite musical, another lovely photo, you seem to be getting along fine with that new lens. Have you thought of doing a pair of images for that group sets of 2? Some of these music ones would work!

  • Hello!! well there is an ability lets say that!! Thank you for your comment Squealia, I have thought about a possible for this one but am going to play with another instrument before I make up me mind! The Piccolos are already in sets of two so I uploaded this banjo one as a little Bird said that it would go well with the guitar but as I said playtime first :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Smudger
    Smudgerabout 6 years ago

    excellent work – steve ;-)) xx

  • Thank you Steve :) x

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • George Swann
    George Swannabout 6 years ago

    Excellent Pam, perfect crop, the lighting and composition are spot on and I love the contrast between wood and metal!!!

  • Thank you George this is as is from the camera so the crop was in the lens that is the other great thing about “the lens” it gives me that ability to get close and personal – what fun eh? You know how much I appreciate your comments so thank you for this :))x

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Mary Campbell
    Mary Campbellabout 6 years ago

    Nice one Pam, good job on the crop.

  • Thank you Mary :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsabout 6 years ago

    Lovely photo Pam.

  • Thank you ever so Karen :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Cora Wandel
    Cora Wandelabout 6 years ago

    Great shot of this banjo, love the detail!

  • Thank you Kindly Cora – another with the new 50mm lens :)

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • JanT
    JanTabout 6 years ago

    Love this as-is photo, as well as the <a href="http://www.redbubble.com/people/papillonbleu/ar... photo</a>.
    This is a 50mm prime lens? Do you use a tripod to obtain such clarity?

  • Hi Thank you Jan for your comment it is much appreciated – it is a 50mm f/1.8 II canon lens – um not sure if that is a prime lens ?? I don’t use a tripod I must admit I find it harder to move around if I do..I like the fact that I can take the camera where I want! Maybe if I did it would be better I don’t know!!?? Thank you for stopping by it is very much appreciated :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • Maria  Moro
    Maria Moroover 5 years ago

    Please consider our shapes in MUSICAL Instruments Challenge

    • 4 days left to submit
    • Unless you have already submitted
  • I will certainly add the image – thank you kindly for bringing my attention to the challenge :)) Pam

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

  • frogster
    frogsterabout 5 years ago

  • Thank you so much that is wonderful news – thank you so much for the votes :))

    – Pamela Jayne Smith

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