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We took the kids down to our local library today, and while most of the shots I took weren't anything special, I do like this one – a shot of Rhowan taking it easy, browsing through one of the books she picked.

On a totally different matter: one of my grafitti shots has been set to music. You can watch the video here:


And there's more information about the artist here:


Personally, I like the song, but Libby's less keen, so I'd be interested to hear what you think.

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comment by Jennifer at 10:16 PM (GMT) on 9 April, 2008

Hmmmm - I'm with Libby! Like this shot though :-)

comment by Gabor at 10:31 PM (GMT) on 9 April, 2008

David, I am long-time fan of your website (and a subscriber of your tutorial). This is the first time I write you. I can't stand how lovely daugther you have! My daughter has just arrived two weeks ago, she is lovely too! I still never miss to check out your daily posting! I love your portraits just as well as your seeshore shots!

comment by micha at 12:27 AM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

First of all, Rhowan is always so amazing ...so beautiful and you can catch and connect to her in such a special way! Just perfect! Well done.
Secondly, I like very much the music and I think it works very well with your pic.

comment by Arnaud at 01:36 AM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

I've look through your pictures on the blog and I realluy like your technique. Your pictures are very well finished with beautiful colors. Thanks for posting them!

comment by cy at 04:58 AM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

Rowan is gorgeous, as always. The shot is really great. There is something captured here that is very dream like.

As to the music. I do not think that the talent level of the musician is as high as your image. I really like the concept. i just think the image is soo strong that it needs something with more impact to compliment it. maybe if you plan on going the jazzy blues route doing something a little less folk sounding something more modern.

comment by Josef Renklint at 06:49 AM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

Nice tilt of the camera, I like this inventive angle.

comment by Navin Harish at 09:14 AM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

The book in focus is giving a whole new dynamic to this shot.

comment by Jasper at 09:28 AM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

Nice b&w conversion!
I think I would focussed on the eyes in stead of the book. But this certainly gives another view.

comment by Henrietta at 12:25 PM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

Not a fan of the song here! Good shot of Rhowan though!

comment by djn1 at 08:05 PM (GMT) on 10 April, 2008

Thanks all, and I did suspect that the song might well be a question of taste ;-)

comment by mooch at 10:11 PM (GMT) on 11 April, 2008

I really love this shot. Great processing and use of depth of field.