Sibiu Daily Photo

A photo a day from the European Capital of Culture 2007

Ghostly drummer

Posted by Jackie on November 12, 2008

Traditional Japanese taiko drumming at the opening ceremony, Sibiu 14th International Festival of Theatre.

I was right at the front, so for a change flash photography did work (usually at concerts flash photos will just give you a picture of a dark stage and the back of someone’s head). The flash photos of this concert are clearer, but the ones without flash (like this one) convey more of a sense of the energy and movement involved even though they’re a bit wobblier. I love the effect here (entirely intentional and not accidental at all, oh no). I’ll show a clearer one tomorrow, taken with flash, so you can see the contrast.

24 May 2007

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One Response to “Ghostly drummer”

  1. Ian said

    Not only a beautiful blog, but such an informative one [flash-less shots conveying more movement]. I feel edukated. 🙂

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