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Laura J. Gardner - The Journal Gazette
Sweetwater's "Band On The Roof," performed a Beatles set on top of the Embassy Theatre marquee to promote GearFest '11. Kenny Taylor on guitar and vocals is an instructor at Sweetwater Sound Inc. A group of bystanders stopped to listen to Beatles' "Get Back," and "Something." GearFest is Sweetwater's annual trade show and music festival. It is free to the public and is June 24 & 25 at the Sweetwater campus at 5501 US Hwy 30 W.

Up Above

Camera: NIKON D2Hs

Shutter: 1/60 s

Aperture: f/10

Exposure Setting: Manual (Pattern Metering)

ISO: 400

Strobe Flash: Did Not Fire

Lens Focal Length: 217 mm

White Balance: Manual

Editor's Note: Sometimes a photo works best because of what the viewer can't see. Laura chose a steep angle here, to isolate the guitar player against the background. There were other shots where more of the band was visible, but this made for the most dramatic image.

- Lara Neel, Visual Editor