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Spirit In The Sky by SquarePeg

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I called this piece Spirit in the Sky because that’s what he was singing when I took the photograph. This gentleman and his dog can often be seen sitting in the Market Place in Loughborough town centre performing for beer money. This is the first of a few of him. Next time I see him I’ll ask him his name.

A straight black and white conversion wuth just a few tweaks in curves for contrast.

Canon EOS 20D with Canon 28mm-105mm USM lens.

Featured in Tone It Down 12/06/2010



beer, black and white, busker, dog, guitar, loughborough, market, money, mono, play, portrait, sing, sky, spirit, squarepeg, street, town

I’ve been taking photographs since 1997 and I still love it. After a brief dislike of photomanipulation I now use Photoshop extensively on a majority of my work. People are my favourite subject and I’m always on the look out for new models, so drop me a line if you’re interested! :)

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  • Brian Walter
    Brian Walterabout 4 years ago

    Great find. Nice image

  • Cheers, Brian. :)

    – SquarePeg

  • Sue Smith
    Sue Smithabout 4 years ago

    Great image, James.

  • Thank you, Sue. :)

    – SquarePeg

  • Songmistress
    Songmistressabout 4 years ago

    Such an awesome capture. Perfect in mono. Classic Jamie-ness.

  • Thanks, Baby. :)))

    – SquarePeg

  • TatumWulff
    TatumWulffabout 4 years ago

    wonderful image!! ;o))

  • Thank you very much, Tatum! :)))

    – SquarePeg

  • Marg Thomson Photography
    Marg Thomson P...about 4 years ago

    Great photo, James! xoxox

  • How did I miss this comment? Thank you, Marg. :)

    – SquarePeg

  • CLiPiCs
    CLiPiCsabout 4 years ago

    great shot James

    Love ‘N’ Laughter Kriss

  • I missed this one, too! Thanks, Kriss. :)

    – SquarePeg

  • RebeccaWeston
    RebeccaWestonalmost 4 years ago

    Superb image, inspire by life !! XX

  • Thank you! :)

    – SquarePeg

  • Larry  Grayam
    Larry Grayamalmost 4 years ago

    #Congratulations on your creativity!!

  • Thank you very much, Larry. :)))

    – SquarePeg

  • joycee
    joyceealmost 3 years ago

    Great shot!

  • Thank you. :)

    – SquarePeg

  • Ell-on-Wheels
    Ell-on-Wheelsover 2 years ago

    James, please consider submitting this image to ‘Buskers’ :o))

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