Pensive blues

© Hayden Cannon

Pensive blues

Gail Sullivan level-classic March 17, 2017

Very well done, Hayden...a compelling portrait! #1681844

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 17, 2017

Thank you for your kind words Gail, it's nice to get feedback on photos I don't usually do thank you again #11572458

Harvey A. Ravitch March 17, 2017

Excellent capture, memorable! #11572504

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 17, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback Harvey. I am glad you like it :) #11572507

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 17, 2017

You definitely should do more portraits, Hayden. Wonderful tones with soft side lighting - yep, I'd say Gail's choice of "compelling" is the operative word - you're drawn into the moment, the pose and absorption of this fellow and his music....and hey, is that you??? #11572590

Tammy D. Ferren level-classic March 17, 2017

Awesome b&w environmental portrait! #11572637

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 17, 2017

Val - As always thank you so much for your kind words. I am glad you think so, as I am just not confident. Yes not much gets past you does it Val, very perceptive. I am indeed the subject in this image listening to my music to get inspiration for the day, get psyched mix :). Mornings are hard for me now due to medical trouble plus hard times, but it'll take more than that to stop me :). Thanks again, always enjoy reading your comments :).
Tammy - Thank you so much for your kind words and feedback, I am glad you like it :) Thanks again! #11572652

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 17, 2017

Provoking BW portrait with great light. Well done! #11572657

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 17, 2017

Thank you so much Cindy for your kind words as always I really appreciate it :) #11572676

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 18, 2017

A fantastic self portrait, Hayden. I agree with Gail, very compelling. #11572884

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 18, 2017

Love the tones & light, & you captured the pensive look perfectly. Very well done, Hayden. #11572969

Terry Cervi level-classic March 18, 2017

This is a wonderful portrait, Hayden. You look completely absorbed in your music and it looks like it did inspire you to create a (in Gail's words) compelling portrait. So well done! #11572986

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 18, 2017

Thank you so much Leslie, Patrick and Terry for your kind words and feedback, I really appreciate them. I am happy to get such great feedback from you all :). Thanks again! #11573019

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 19, 2017

Wonderful use of B+W Hayden, I love the title!! <>< #11573270

Marijana Fajgl level-classic March 19, 2017

Fantastic tones and light! Everything is just perfct on this picture, love it, Hayden! #11573354

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 20, 2017

Thank you so much Nancy and Marijana for your kind words and comments. I am glad you like it! :) Thanks again #11573568

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe March 22, 2017

Outstanding portrait, Hayden! Great focus and depth, and such a perfect image of the times we are in! Really like the b&w tones!! #11574308

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 22, 2017

Thank you so much Teresa for all your kind words and comments on my photos. I really appreciate your time and feedback. Thank you. I am glad you like it, I am a big fan of B/W but find it hard to get it right. Thank you again! :) #11574318

John D. Roach level-addict March 22, 2017

Quite nice. #11574341

Hayden Cannon level-classic March 23, 2017

Thank you John for your kind words I really appreciate them :) #11574538

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 29, 2017 1

Congrats on the well-deserved finalist, Hayden! #11588506

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 29, 2017 1

Wonderful image, Hayden! Congrats on your finalist and best wishes for the next round! Love it! #11588924

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 29, 2017 1

I loved this one from the git-go as they say down my way! :) "Compelling" IS the word and think the Judges will agree. Sure hope so! Congrats on your Silver, Hayden! #11589174

Hayden Cannon level-classic April 29, 2017

Thank you Patrick, Deborah and Val for your kind words and congratulations. Yes I am accustomed to that saying as it's also used here. Thanks again, I hope you are right and it goes on. :) #11589193

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2017 1

First Hayden, congrats on all three of your finalists, exceptional work! I feel very strongly about this image and how you have a lot to say in your self portrait! B&W lends to the strength of your image and your confidence shines through! Keep this work coming young man! #11589207

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2017

First Hayden, congrats on all three of your finalists, exceptional work! I feel very strongly about this image and how you have a lot to say in your self portrait! B&W lends to the strength of your image and your confidence shines through! Keep this work coming young man! #11589208

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2017

First Hayden, congrats on all three of your finalists, exceptional work! I feel very strongly about this image and how you have a lot to say in your self portrait! B&W lends to the strength of your image and your confidence shines through! Keep this work coming young man! #11589209

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2017

First Hayden, congrats on all three of your finalists, exceptional work! I feel very strongly about this image and how you have a lot to say in your self portrait! B&W lends to the strength of your image and your confidence shines through! Keep this work coming young man! #11589210

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2017

First Hayden, congrats on all three of your finalists, exceptional work! I feel very strongly about this image and how you have a lot to say in your self portrait! B&W lends to the strength of your image and your confidence shines through! Keep this work coming young man! #11589211

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 30, 2017

OMG Hayden, I'm so sorry this happened! I kept getting an error page and I'd go back and send again...totally embarrassed! #11589212

Hayden Cannon level-classic April 30, 2017

Firstly Thank you so very much for your lovely and kind words and 5x over Joannie! Haha I've had it happen on multiple occasions and I'm not at all fussed :) no need to apologise at all. I'm glad that the emotion is being conveyed and I think B/W is beautiful and expressive and served the image well. Thank you again for your time and kind words I really appreciate it! :) #11589213

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures April 30, 2017

Congratulations Hayden on another super finalist, best wishes for gold with them!! #11589250

Hayden Cannon level-classic April 30, 2017

Thank you for your kind words and congratulations John I really appreciate your time and words. I wait with baited breath :) #11589268

Harvey A. Ravitch April 30, 2017

Special , love it Still! Congratulations, Well Deserved! #11589376

Hayden Cannon level-classic April 30, 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and congratulations Harvey :) #11589392

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Hope you like it, not my usual work but I like the photo. All comments welcome :)

Uploaded on March 17, 2017
Entered into contest on 2017-03-17 05:39:53

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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