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mofrofans1
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2482 posts
Sep 30, 2009
9:30 PM


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MofroFan1
BSR*Fan
17 posts
Oct 01, 2009
6:01 AM
Thanks, Clay. Well done.
mofrofans1
Admin
2485 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:14 AM
Thanks. Actually I'm pissed because I didn't check my settings and took all these at low res. I took a ton of pics and most of them looked like crap. If you look on the photos page and see the ones from HOB in Jan, THOSE are nice photos. These turned out fine but the quality and depth and color just isn't there as it would be if I'd shot in hi res. What a stupid I am!

But substance wise, yeah there's some good stuff. I'm with gigs that they do capture the energy well. I was the only person (again) with a photo pass--they only let you shoot for 3 songs; I was a shooting maniac. No photographers were there.
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MofroFan1

Last Edited by on Oct 01, 2009 10:16 AM
mofrofans1
Admin
2487 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:29 AM
I can't believe that no photographers were there. Even tho they limit the number of songs you can still shoot a lot. Ain't like you gotta stop and re-load film or nothing. (Sorry, for you 20-somethings, film is something that cameras used to use to make pictures. It only held like 24 or 36 pics so you had to stop and reload. Still want to know more about film?)
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Last Edited by on Oct 01, 2009 10:31 AM
FireFly
770 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:39 AM
yeah, can't believe there wasn't even a resident photographer, but that makes your pics even more special.
sometimes I miss the 'old'ways of taking pictures. in my circles of alien friends I was always the one with the camera , i have a huge cardboard box full of negatives. gonna buy one of those scanner thingies
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
Sunshine
1208 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:44 AM
I can relate to you Firefly, I ALWAYS had my camera with me, heck, it just so happened that I had it with me when Gregg and I were on our "first date" - New Years Eve 2007 at a party..funny pics when I look back, he was wearing red suspenders!! ..I can remember my first 110 camera....haha
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
FireFly
771 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:49 AM
maaan if i had my camera back than , jeez. I always had one of those throw-away kind in my bakers toolbox for my projects. I look at those photos now and wish i had something better back than.
how bout polaroid?lol my parents used that for a while
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
Sunshine
1209 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:54 AM
nope, did not dew polaroid as I think the film was too expensive...yeah I wish I had a better camera back then, but I am just so thankful that I did have one no matter the quality..I can still look at the older pics and bring myself back in time
:o)
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
Sunshine
1210 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:05 AM
yes red suspenders with a blue plaid button up shirt....longer curly hair....I guess love IS blind, hahhaa!!!

I just have a Canon Powershot SD800-IS Elf. It is very small and fits in my jeans pocket....why - I did research and read customer reviews. it has the usual modes/settings and I just mess around and take lots of photos of the same thing on different settings to get the effect or look I like the best. I just enjoy it so......
what kind of camera dew you use? it seems as if yours takes better night shots than mine....that is my only complaint, it is not meant for long distance night/dark shots
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
FireFly
773 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:21 AM
i do the same thing, research and read costumer reviews
my first digital camera was a exilim,it was decent,although i couldn't get any good night or inside stage shots, i almost drowned in my tent at the telluride blues&brews festival 07 and that was the end of that camera
than I used my brothers nikon coolpix, that did pretty good
in may I bought a nikon coolpix,but the newer version,it has a touchscreen,( if you remember the silly ashton kuschter comm)
i'm pretty happy with it, had to fool around with it for a while.couldn't get any good phots of a show until i figured out to just use a different setting and turn the flash off, better than using the setting that was intented for inside dark shots.
sometimes I'm able to zoom in pretty good, when there's enough lights.
some of those shots i have that look 'closer', i zoomed and cropped it afterwards in the camera.
if I'm not happy with the centering i can mess with it afterwards,like a shot with too much ceiling or empty space.
the camera is kinda silly, you can add borders, write on the photo or add hearts and stuff
I think i gotta mess around with the resolution cause sometimes the pics are little blurry
it's a pretty good all around camera, it's small enough to carry in a purse, i would love to have somehting bigger and better but don;t wanna carry it
i had a expensive leica(smaller 35mm) but it got taken in new orleans
if i ever have the cash, I'm getting that again, they also have a digital leica now, pics are amazing

I've seen your photos, you got some amazing stuff, sometimes its just knowing lights,angles to get a great shot, it's art !
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
Sunshine
1214 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:28 AM
FF, when you siad "until i figured out to just use a different setting and turn the flash off, better than using the setting that was intented for inside dark shots"
what setting did you use, I need to figure that out so my night time concert shots come out better. I have used an ISO like 800 or 1600, but sometimes it looks a bit washed out. Thanks, your words are too kins!!
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."

Last Edited by on Oct 01, 2009 11:34 AM
SusanFL
7 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:30 AM
Hey, I'm in one of those crowd shots! Awesome! :-)

Last Edited by on Oct 01, 2009 11:38 AM
FireFly
775 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:34 AM
I have a automatic setting but its not always great.
i use the portrait setting and turn off the flash,if there's enough light it comes out pretty good
if the lights are so-so, i use the portrait setting with flash, its hit and miss sometimes.
I have a nightime setting but its too blurry, usually at a show you are not able to hold as still. also have a museum setting,its ok.
than there's a 'too much backlight' setting, with that one i can zoom in closer than with other settings


but the portrait w/out flash gets me nice results,plus i don't like to flash on the band as much
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
Sunshine
1216 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:36 AM
thanks for the info, one of my fav settings believe it or not is the Underwater setting.


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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
FireFly
776 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:37 AM
here's something funny,at mavericks clay was standing up against the railing on top in VIP and he was dancing ,soo i was gonna make a little video, I started and was gonna turn the camera so i can fit the whole scene, but drunk me forgot i was holding a beer as well, so when i turned the camera sideways...well...i poured out the beer, the guy next to me looked at me...i looked at him...and said "you didn't just see that...he laughed..I put the camera away and decided to be done with photography before i ruin the camera,LOL
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
FireFly
777 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:38 AM
oh I believe it, you just gotta experiment around
underwater? thats cool, don't have that
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
Sunshine
1218 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:43 AM
LOL!!! how funny......hahhaaa that is Classic FF!!
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
FireFly
780 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:46 AM
yup, that is , sometimes common sense just shuts off
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
Sunshine
1220 posts
Oct 01, 2009
11:52 AM
Damn, look at the time!! I need leave work and pick up my boys and go drop them off at Mama's and then git back home and pack up and deliver pulled pork, my beans, homemade coleslaw, mazing tuscan bread salad and rustic tater salad for 100 fine folks by 6pm. Gregg, bless his heart has been at home finalizing it all whilest I type away with you gals......had a great time, one day in person.

Have a Beautiful Evening!!!!!!!
:o)
Sunshine out
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
mofrofans1
Admin
2492 posts
Oct 01, 2009
10:06 PM
This one SusanFl? I can see parts of a couple people...part of Brandon's head (howdy Brandon, I know you're out there!) and look closely and you can see JohnDude thru the crowd. And then there's the dude that looks a lot like golfer Greg Norman but from when he was younger.

Mofro HOB and Mavericks Jax Sept 25 and 26 009
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MofroFan1

Last Edited by on Oct 01, 2009 10:08 PM
Sunshine
1222 posts
Oct 02, 2009
4:44 AM
Firefly, when you said above: "red suspenders in '07? surprised that led to a 'second' date,lol"
I should have corrected myself, not '07 - it was 1987.....if he wore red suspenders in '07 I think we would have issues lol!!
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
BSR*Fan
18 posts
Oct 02, 2009
6:04 AM
Yep, Clay, you are correct, sir. I'm on here many times daily,
Amy (my sister, not my woman, as Firefly asked me at the Jax show...) is right behind me; blond hair, tan hat.
FireFly
789 posts
Oct 02, 2009
11:54 AM
haha sunny!!! 87 , would have found that dashing back than too

BSR sorry bout that, just that she was taking care of you soo well, thought she was your lady, guess she's just the older sis, I'm an older sis, aaand I ususlly do that too,,take care of men..
:)
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
mofrofans1
Admin
2526 posts
Oct 07, 2009
5:22 PM
We got you up to 18 posts BSR! Y'all...I met him way back but he told me he hardly ever posts. He's been round here as long as anybody! A professional lurker. We got him up to 18 posts now. GO BSR*Fan!

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MofroFan1
mofrofans1
Admin
2527 posts
Oct 07, 2009
5:23 PM
Man this shit with Art and Dennis coming out front during the encore is just off the charts. If you listen to Mojo on the recording of this set at the HOB and look at these pics you'll almost be there!

Y'all's that's gettin ret to see 'em gonna shit yo drawas when you do.

Mofro HOB and Mavericks Jax Sept 25 and 26 304


JJ Grey & Mofro, Orlando House of Blues, Sept 09


JJ Grey & Mofro, Orlando House of Blues, Sept 09



JJ Grey & Mofro, Orlando House of Blues, Sept 09


JJ Grey & Mofro, Orlando House of Blues, Sept 09
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MofroFan1
BSR*Fan
20 posts
Oct 07, 2009
5:52 PM
A professional lurker? Yes! Actually that sums it up pretty well.
I enjoy reading all the comments posted here daily; and I've really enjoyed meeting all you guys over the past 1-2 years.
Ten shows for this cowboy since Blackwater Sol Revue 2.
See you in Jax on 12/30...And, I think I may be commenting a bit more...
mofrofans1
Admin
2528 posts
Oct 07, 2009
6:04 PM
Some people prefer "looker" to "lurker." I use lurker as a term of endearment, know that for sure! (Plus, looker either sounds like a pretty lady OR a peeping tom/voyeur.) Don't matter none to me. I love all y'all!

Whoo! 10 shows in that time frame is a damned lotta fun. (And he's got a great hat y'all.) And jump on in anytime! You know for sure after all this time that ain't nobody gonna bite.

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KimberlyLeath
358 posts
Oct 07, 2009
7:13 PM
"observer" is the best term for it..IMO...

Damn Clay up top in the sweet spot for those photos- that is my favorite kinda view
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~Music is what feelings sound like~
mofrofans1
Admin
2529 posts
Oct 07, 2009
10:25 PM
Oh I was all over the venue that night. First 3 songs in the photo pit in front and then just bounced around.

Observer is good Kimberly but I dunno...it also sounds a little voyeur-ish. Kind of like "...no lady, I was NOT peeping thru your blinds! I was simply observing."

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Sunshine
1258 posts
Oct 08, 2009
4:59 AM
AWESOME SHOTS MR.D!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
:o)
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
FireFly
806 posts
Oct 08, 2009
4:35 PM
could those pics be ANy BIGGER??? lol

did somebody say handcuffs???...
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche
mofrofans1
Admin
2533 posts
Oct 08, 2009
7:12 PM
Okay interplanetary smart ass, I do it cause if I put them in real small then they don't have the same impact.

See...?
JJ Grey & Mofro, Orlando House of Blues, Sept 09
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MofroFan1

Last Edited by on Oct 08, 2009 7:13 PM
Sunshine
1262 posts
Oct 08, 2009
7:20 PM
....(smart ass)......
:o)
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"If you've never seen us before, don't be bashful - sing along from start to finish........and dance & feel good.....there's enough shit in the world, let it all out...........Brighter Daaaaays...."
mofrofans1
Admin
2538 posts
Oct 08, 2009
8:16 PM
What can I say?
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MofroFan1
FireFly
808 posts
Oct 08, 2009
10:49 PM
i didn't say, i don't like them big, was just wonderin'
yea don't like em small, u can make em big again

(hey sunny, since i like to dish it out, i gotta take it in too, knowwhatimsayon?)
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"Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music."
-Nietzsche


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