Usual Suspects

By: danitacahill

Jan 30 2013

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Category: Action shots, Black & White, composition, Photography, Photojournalism, Portrait photography

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Focal Length:190mm
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This is Louanne and Jean Fugal, of Scio, Oregon. Along with fiddle player Robert Waterhouse, they make up the backbone of a musical group called “The Usual Suspects.” Other musicians play with the three from time to time, hence the name.

I took this shot while covering the Linn County Lamb & Wool Fair one year for the Scio News. Although I sent the photo in, along with many others to be considered, this wasn’t one that was published.

I like the lighting in this shot, the composition with the way Jean is leaning, and the passion and joy for music that shows on his and Louanne’s faces.

Copyright Danita Cahill. All rights reserved.


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