Monday, 22 June 2009

music bath in plaine street

Nikon D80 | 1/50 seconds | f 5.3 | ISO 200 | 58 mm
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"An artist, in giving a concert, should not demand an entrance fee but should ask the public to pay, just before leaving as much as they like. From the sum he would be able to judge what the world thinks of him - and we would have fewer mediocre concerts."
Kit Coleman [born Catherine Ferguson. Canada's Pioneer Woman Journalist. 1864 - 1915]

49 comments:

Ángel Corrochano said...

That first plane and the Graffitti, contrast with the dulzura of the boy. beautiful resistances.

Greetings

NJ & SB Photography said...

bien capturado el momento y buen trabajo de procesado

dj.tigersprout said...

no he is just darling!! and that precious look!! :) excellent motion in the graffiti as well as the long metal prods -- are they upside-down chairs? excellent!!!

romina said...

thank you all for your kind comments.

@dj.tigersprout: no, actually they are nails. lots of nails :)

Ulrich said...

love the expression you captured here

freDeric said...

what a contrast between the softness of the instrument and environment !!!

Ca†≈ said...

An emotional shot, intense concentration and very good point of vue.
Very nice !

lasiate said...

le clou du spectacle! beau traitement pour une image pleine d'émotion

Mario said...

The contrast between this cute little boy with his violin and the environment et striking.
Well caught.

Ken said...

Love the innocence mixed with the urban graffiti.

Debra Trean said...

This image says it all!!!

sherri said...

I love seeing children involved in music. What a nice capture and I love the processing.

bluechameleon said...

He seems so small standing there against the wall and the upside down chairs. Well seen and emotive.

J. L. T. said...

great story, love the contrast of fore- and background! sunny greetings

k@ said...

Love all these lines crossing !

Jaol said...

He looks frightened, perhpas forced to do something he'd prefer not to, or not, we can imagine so much about this shot...

romina said...

@ Jaol: oh, that was my first thought too, because his mother was in the back measuring his rhythm. but after i've observed the scene for several minutes i understood that it's all about concentration. to play in the street flawless can be a real challenge.
i'm sure he absolutely love what he was doing :)

Thank you all for stopping by :)

Giovanni said...

Love the expression of the boy! Very nice capture!

navin said...

Very cool shot

lusyamcoga said...

superbe cliché ! premier plan, second et dernier bien réussi

mariana said...

Excellent shot . HIs face and graffiti in background are just super !

Ajay Singh said...

You really know how to put the portraits into perspective. Excellent angle.

Alexandra said...

What a lovely quote to go with this delightful shot. Love the graffiti bg! :)

AuroreG said...

So concentrated ! I like graffitis in the background, these lines in the foreground and cute child between. Well spotted !

c o n f l a g r a t i o said...

Sweet expression of kidness.

dan said...

Concentrated and attentive !
The talent isn't of age old to express himself !

mannedspace said...

You candid shots are amazing.

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Fritsch said...

That reminds of the good ol' tradition of busking. I did that many years & I can tell you it's a long way to the top if you want to play some great oldtime music. But it's worth every street. All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.

akarui said...

I like his expression and the depth of the picture.

Kristian said...

love the desaturated look you've given this one. He looks a bit preoccupied, though still playing his fiddle.

I like the inclusion of the nails - shows determination and stamina to his art.

Wonderful image :-D

Zing said...

Very sharp, excellent shot!

Philippe said...

Merci de ta visite . J'aime beaucoup tes photos et celle ci est magistrale , Phil.

Laurie said...

Love this. What an unusual setting for this young musician.

Siam said...

Really love the tones in many of your images.
Wonderfully created!

ruimnm said...

Excellent. I like very much this photo and the contrast of the first and second plane.

Miguel Almeida said...

Hi Romina,
i would like to thank you for your visit and comment.

You also give me the opportunity to see your excellent work.

I`ll be back.
Regards

humanobserver said...

Loved this image very much. :)

Imaginerf said...

You're realy talented : Bravissimo !

Glen Goffin said...

The expression on the boy is priceless and the complex mix of shapes makes it very interesting. Always wonderful work. Peace, Glen

cashondeo said...

A image very tender here ! Good job !

Luis A. De Jesus R. said...

Great imagery and words to accompany. Your work really inspires.

yz said...

i wonder why he looks so desperate and scared?
maybe it is not him who wants to play the violin? :)

Andrew Gould said...

This has an attractive "busy"look about it without it being a cluttered composition. Well done!

Omar said...

I love his concentrated expression. Fine tones as well

Andrés said...

Very nice framing.

Arjan - PlasticDaisy said...

Really interesting scene! The graffiti and the bed of nails make a really nice contrast with the kid and his violin.

beanow said...

Very cool portrait.

Fia said...

A very beautiful portrait.I like the colors also.