One A Day – 277

2013-11-08-07

Chris Sánchez – Blue Mood 1

2013-11-08-09

Chris Sánchez – Blue Mood 2

  • Chris Sánchez Blues Band, Amati Cafe
  • Centro Histórico, Morelia, Michoacán, México
  • November 8, 2013
  • Copyright, all rights reserved

These are two very different ways of blue toning a digital photo. I don’t usually show them side-by-side but here, it shows how the mood can be changed by something relatively minor. The cross-process in Blue Mood 1 has a blue-green tone that does well for closeups and lower contrast scenes.  The process in Blue Mood 2 favors scenes where you want to keep the contrast higher but still maintain decent shadow detail and clean whites.

This evening we had a wide range of musicians jamming in blues styles. It is a wonderful to have so many excellent musicians in a city this size and to be part of this community of artists. For me, these photos are a way of giving back.

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