Tuesday, July 24, 2007

DJ Freshstep


This is DJ Freshstep, a long-time friend of the family and buddy of U "R" Us since high school. He was working last Saturday night at Hullabaloo, a Latin American restaurant and bar in Maplewood. Your Inquiring Photographer went over to shoot the action.

Freshstep is a free spirit. Last year he blew off to Bangkok for six months, working as a DJ in that city, Seoul and Tokyo, because it seemed like a good idea at the time. It was. We need a Bangkok CDPB in the worst way.

TOMORROW: Portrait of the Artists

5 comments:

Olivier said...

bel effet sur cette photo, tu as bien rendu le mouvement de la main du DJ. Bravo, moi je rate totalement ce type de photo ;o(


beautiful effect on this photograph, you returned well the movement of the hand of the DJ. Cheer, me I completely miss this type of photograph ;O(

U "R" Us said...

Hey, I know this guy! Oh wait, that's right I told you to go check out the scene that night. You said you weren't too happy with the light, but this is pretty cool. Now, where can I next send you?

Strangetastes said...

Know any hot DJs working Shanghai in a few weeks? The light really was terrible in the corner of the bar where he was working - there was damn little of it. I shot this with bounce flash, standing on the little porch where the equipment was located. The image was still pretty bland (you saw the original). I used masks in PS to bump the color saturation of the red wall and the blue in front of the neon sign, then used zoom blur to get a little motion. Turned out OK.

Emily said...

Any credit for the person who suggested shooting up close from the steps of the DJ booth?

soosha_q said...

The photo turned out pretty ok. I wish I could just hop a plane to Bangkok just because!