Guitar cowboy

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  1. ernie

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    street artist in san francisco. was really hard to make a good b&w out of this because of the harsh light in the background and the subject being in the shade. but i feel the second one turned out quite good. also because of the expression on his face. your thoughts?

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  2. Fox Paw

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    I like them both, particularly the second. Looks like he's playing in E major.

    The sign at the top in the first one distracted me. I understand why you wanted it there but you might try it without.
     
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    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    I ran out of POTM nominations, but #1 should be in there.
     
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    Both really great shots.
     
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    I love the blues. I wish I could hear it.
     
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    thanks for the replies everyone

    i tried it without, if i try to crop it out his guitar case gets cut off (i always try to keep my original photo dimensions).

    thanks man, that's a big compliment!
     
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    Nice photos, I like his expression on both!
    IMO, in the 1st the cars are a bit distracting, while the sign is cool.
    The angle in the 2nd is perfect!
     
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    second one looks great!
     
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    Was this photo taken down by Fisherman's Wharf? I was in San. Fran like 3 weeks ago and I could swear I saw this guy...
     
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    yes it was :)
     
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    That's too funny. I showed the photos to my wife and she remembered him too. The Wharf is definitely the place to be in San Fran... Good times...
     

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