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Emily Stewart

..of Magpie Thief..

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The news:

There is a new gallery  , Glendonfest Fall 2016...a photo essay of a rural NC music festival.  The pics will speak well of themselves....

There are late fall pics 2016 of campus scenes from UNC (November 2016 ) which focus around Polk and McCorkle Places .   These are in "All the Rest"


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This is the current featured photo.    It  changes from time to time and comments on it will be provided.    Posted in "Glendonfest Fall 2016".        Click on it to locate and enlarge it.


"Glendonfest Fall 2016"  was shot on November 5 to 6,  2016.    I was  visiting a rural music festival located on a mid-nineteenth century  farm of 22 acres near Glendon, NC; my second visit to this event and site.   Music was staged on the front porch of the vintage home with pastures on both sides.    This is Emily Stewart of 'Magpie Thief'

This was shot around 2 p.m EDT facing  east onto the porch.

Early in the day, the shade on the porch produced a soft modified light.  Her partner was

Matty Sheets....see gallery.

Shot with Canon 7D  and Tamron 24-70mm  lens.


Details for interested photographers:

ISO 250,  lens at 24 mm  (equivalent to 38mm  in  35mm format).

f/5.6 with shutter at 1/50 sec and hand held.  


Lightroom 6 effects:  Careful balance of white/black points and high lights and shadows.  Contrast adjustment to acquire hair highlight.    Color enhancements, some split toning adjustment but otherwise required little more.


Please click it to enlarge.


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