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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

Quickest photo i've ever had selected and posted on someones website I will get the B+W one converted now...

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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

I think the Colour is the better of the two offered ... but I agree the bottom one in colour could be my choice

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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

OK both pictures now reversed....which now??






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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

Definitely #2 for me. Thanks for showing both ways.
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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

I prefer #2 in colour as well. Great composition.

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Interesting pictures, seems the guy is playing on a french horn mouthpiece via a converter? Was it quite a mellow sound? B+W is my fav.
I would think he'd be able to scream up into higher harmonics with a french horn mouthpiece then though (since that is what I think happens on a french horn anyhow). I was put off continuing playing brass (a bit of tuba & then trombone) after someone said they ended up with a throat hernia from playing a trumpet. Fiddles & whistles are safer.

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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

Unless of course you're trying to fiddle the Tax man

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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

#2 still. There is a certain ebullience in it whereas #1 seems to be lacking some soul.
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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

Just out of interest, did you offer the artist the original set of #1 - colour and #2 B&W or did you offer him the choice of Colour for both and B&W for both.

Just wondering why he chose #1 when #2 in colour seems to hit the mark for our friends here.

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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

Actually Keith I sent him the same as the first two, so he decided obviously that the B+W was not for him, i'll send him the colour version of the B+W picture and see what happens...

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Re: Blowing your own trumpet

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Actually Keith I sent him the same as the first two, so he decided obviously that the B+W was not for him, i'll send him the colour version of the B+W picture and see what happens...

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B&W doesn't appeal to lots of people, especially as the vast majority of us see everything in colour.

If he isn't a photographer, he may have thought that you actually took the second picture in B&W and accepted the two you sent as such.

Please let us know, if possible, his thoughts.

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