Psousaphonics in PSpicify [Football Pictures]

© Michelle Alton

Psousaphonics in PSpicify

Uploaded: August 25, 2012 04:38:56


Bill and I covered the Temple University Football Team's "Media Night" event last Wednesday. It was held outdoors at the XFinity Live bar/restaurant (Across the road from the "Linc" and Citizens Bank stadiums) and featured fan autograph opportunities with all the players, with BRILLIANT entertainment by the amazing marching band, cheerleaders, and drum majorette.
Of course no media night could be complete without a Dunk-the-Hooter Girl tank!
The tuba players had just "broken in" their brand new, shiny silver sousaphones, each weighing in at about 50 pounds. There were about 25 of them playing and dancing for HOURS!
It was a grand and enormously fun night for us.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


frank w. degenhardt August 25, 2012

You have been blessed to be able to take in o many amazing events and you have the talent to bring out some of the most beautiful parts of the events to us. I love the way you composed this picture, the pov, the sounds of the marching band ringing in our ears. Gorgeous, vivid colors, love that treatment. Another beautiful addition to a most enjoyable gallery to visit my friend. #1482274

Michelle Alton August 25, 2012

The photo ID altered itself midstream again. Here's Mary Beth's uplifting remark:

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member since: 12/19/2006 Love, love, love this, Michelle. Straight into my faves. Winner all the way.

8/25/2012 5:12:17 AM #10289197

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 25, 2012

Excellent capture and info Michelle!! #10289199

Antonio Amen August 25, 2012

Nice photo, good description #10289232

Leslie McLain level-classic August 25, 2012

Very cool capture, Michelle. Looks it was a fun evening. #10289386

Rony Sagy August 25, 2012

Wonderful capture, Michelle. #10289418

Connie J. Bagot August 25, 2012

I love the repetition of those glorious shiny horns! Great one Michelle! #10289498

Robert R. Goodman August 25, 2012

WOW!Hooter Girl that's what I want see.Hi Michelle,Excellent capture my friend.Very slow here!!! #10289540

Kathy Reeves August 25, 2012

Fantastic POV, Michelle. Fantastic! #10289557

Emile Abbott level-classic August 25, 2012

Cool capture Michelle. #10289752

Ann Coates level-classic August 25, 2012

You do get to cover some wonderful events and your captures are always a little unique. This is a terrific shot Michelle. #10289880

John Connolly August 25, 2012

Wonderful detail and color Michelle, and a remarkable POV! You seem to mix in the best circles! #10289888

Lorna Shutter August 25, 2012

Someone better tie Bobby Ray down! LOL! Love this wonderful band shot, Michelle! The colours are fabulous and the reflections are great! Nice effect and presentation! Excellent work! :) #10289980

Renee Doyle August 25, 2012

I like your perspective on this Michelle!! Wonderful capture of what sounds and looks like a great event! #10289990

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 25, 2012

How uniqu8e! Excellent Michelle!

jo ann c. #10290123

Phillip R. Connolly August 25, 2012

Your image brings out the fun of the occasion, Michelle! Anyone who carries these instruments around for hours has to enjoy their music, LOL!!! A great capture of the moment!

Phil #10290263

Debbie Bray August 25, 2012

I can see a map of Australia in the large one on the far right, Michelle! What fabulous processing you have produced here, and a great closeup image of the tubas as well!! #10290290

Mike Clime August 26, 2012

Would have loved to hear 25 of theses guys playing, Michelle! I don't get out enough as I have never seen a Hooter's dunk tank. #10291400

Rona L. Schwarz August 28, 2012

WOW! Not only are you having the time of your life in this new career, Michelle, you are producing some very fine work as well! Wonderfully composed - great POV with the repeating tubas, vivid colors and fabulous reflections! And so unique! I predict a Winner here! #10294456

Michelle Alton August 29, 2012

@Rona. Thanks for the vote of confidence here...but no winner for this image...NO EP! Sigh. #10294897

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