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Subject: [Leica] Jim Nichols' Observation - sax photo
From: datamaster at (Gary Todoroff)
Date: Fri Apr 7 20:15:04 2006

Here's a sax photo where the digital LCD feedback let me experiment with
movement and light to get a jazzy feel. No manipulation in Photoshop - this
is how it was captured with an Olympus C-8080WZ a month ago at an outdoor
Eureka concert:

Gary T

> Jim Nichole wrote:
> Bob,
> As a former saxophone player many years ago, I know that a sax is a hard
> instrument to record, because the sound comes from various parts of the
> instrument depending on where the notes fall in the two registers.  A
> mike
> attached to the bell of the horn just won't do it.  If the old mike
> captures
> the spatial output of the instrument, then it is a great choice,
> regardless
> of its retro appearance.  Great shot.  Incidentally, the profile of the
> tenor player resembles a baritone sax player I played with in college.
> History repeats itself.
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