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Busch Garden Musicians

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 27 January 2011 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Musicians make their way from Festhaus at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA. How nice to see a euphonium among them. It was a week that proved to be quite warm in Virginia, which took me by complete surprise after leaving a much colder Chicagoland.

Photo captured May 5, 2010.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/200 second F/10.0 ISO 100 18 mm

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Kala from United States

Fabulous colors and processing. This image is almost like a painting.

27 Jan 2011 6:15am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

great shot, these guys look as if they have just come from Bavaria

27 Jan 2011 6:19am

@Alun: I heard they spent time at Best Western's Hotel Obermuehle. :-)

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, great processing here - is it Lucis Art?
this shot could have also been made somewhere in Bavaria ;-)

27 Jan 2011 6:43am

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

A photo with HDR which usually I do not like with people, but you have mastered
it perfectly here, using it to give added dimension and color separation. This is
one really lively photograph.

27 Jan 2011 8:11am

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

nice HDR, a little light for my taste but that illuminates the characters. Very nice picture.

27 Jan 2011 8:31am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Bavaria everywhere! Oh my, usually I try to avoid guys dressed like this! :-)

27 Jan 2011 8:38am

Florence from Paris, France

I thought I was in Switzerland. Definitely exotic ! ;-)))) Great tone-mapping once again.

27 Jan 2011 9:17am

Franz from Baden, Austria

cool processing, very effective! mock bavarians in mock lederhosen - well, well, well ... ;-))

27 Jan 2011 12:16pm

@Franz: Seeing the lederhosen reminded me of the lederhosen I wore as a child during the holiday season. :-O Thank goodness I don't recall what my socks looked like.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Nice HDR.. looks like a nice event.

27 Jan 2011 1:13pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

So unmistakeably German!
Hang on, aren't you meant to be somewhere near Chicagoland?

27 Jan 2011 1:38pm

@Curly: I nearly forgot about all these photos from Williamsburg when I went to Washington, DC last year. I posted so many DC photos that I had to get caught up with photos I had taken since my return. So Williamsburg was put on the "back burner." :-)

tataray from france, France

Super cool !... très drôle ...))
ET magnifique on dirait une peinture.

27 Jan 2011 2:13pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A cool shot of these fellows in their Bavarian garb. Looks like a fun place.

27 Jan 2011 4:11pm

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Ah, guten morgen! :)

27 Jan 2011 5:04pm

¨‘°ºO Dutçh Oº°‘¨ from Neverwhere, United States

Now they look like a fun bunch. Strange shorts though hehe.

27 Jan 2011 5:57pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is a warm, sunny, and happy scene and I especially like the casual look they have as they relax a bit duriing their transition from one place to another (perhaps the closest watering hole!). And as always, your rendering here is magnificent...I really DO get the warmth off of this inage...amazing! Beautiful, Steven!

27 Jan 2011 8:29pm

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Funny in their fake Lederhosen!

28 Jan 2011 1:09am

DowsherVision from PARIS, France

Superb treatment, wonderful colors, details and clarity through out this great picture.

28 Jan 2011 1:20am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Nice happy mood to this.

28 Jan 2011 1:29am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

This is amazing! Love this shot and perfect processing! Like a painting!!!!

28 Jan 2011 1:51am

Sidney from Manila, Philippines

Awesome processing... I agree with the others... looks almost like a painting !
Nice scene.

28 Jan 2011 3:38am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Beautiful presentation of a great photo.

22 Feb 2011 4:59pm