my dad`s old brass

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© Heather Mellon
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Photo Info
UploadedFebruary 18, 2013
TakenJanuary 28, 2013
ModelCanon EOS REBEL T4i
Exposure1/640 sec at f/6.3
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length370 mm

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Photo license: © All rights reserved

This tuba was one of several instruments in my Dad`s collection.. he was the band leader of our local brass band.. It now resides in a local historical society building, in a display case that was not set up for the benefit of photographers, thus the edit :)

23 responses

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    JanElle, there is a new photo challenge...Musical Instruments. This is outstanding, you should enter!!!

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon said (18 Feb 2013):

    Thank you, James.. I will!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    Great job on this photo!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    This is a GREAT image!! Love it.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    What a great entry for the challenge, Heather and a treasure also for it to be in a display case.

  • Eric Ianuzi

    Eric Ianuzi (Deleted) gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    nice image

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (18 Feb 2013):

    This is a great entry Heather, how great it is to have your dad's tuba in the local historical society building!

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (19 Feb 2013):


  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (19 Feb 2013):

    I love the way this is shown, the case frames this nicely and it is very heartfelt.

  • Raymond Fausel

    Raymond Fausel gave props (19 Feb 2013):


  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (19 Feb 2013):


  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (19 Feb 2013):

    Bringing some sweet music to JPG's Theme Park.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (19 Feb 2013):

    Superb theme entry!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (20 Feb 2013):

    The editing really adds to the photo in my opinion! What a terrific entry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (20 Feb 2013):

    LOVE this shot.

  • chuck vona

    chuck vona gave props (20 Feb 2013):

    got my vote

  • Hilda Cox

    Hilda Cox gave props (20 Feb 2013):

    this is wonderful !!!!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (21 Feb 2013):

    Excellent entry!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (22 Feb 2013):


  • Randy Turoff

    Randy Turoff gave props (22 Feb 2013):

    Wow , what a fabulous shot! Love it!

  • Tomma Henckel

    Tomma Henckel gave props (24 Feb 2013):


  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (25 Feb 2013):

    I agree with Susan, your editing grabs ones attention and highlights the Tuba very well.
    Nice tribute to your Father, Congratulations on going HOT in Theme.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   gave props (28 Feb 2013):

    fantastic!!!great shot..great entry

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