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Charles Bradley - part 1

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 5 March 2014 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

It was a privilege to witness a live performance by Soul Music legend Charles Bradley. The raw power and deep emotion in his voice revives the golden age of Soul Music from the 1960s and 1970s. His Extraordinaires - Bradley's backing band - are also a tight and funky outfit. Bradley is the screaming eagle of soul - and on this night the show lived up to every expectation.

Charles Bradley was performing at a free outdoor gig on March 1 at the Enlighten festival.

Bradley made his debut record at the age of 62. You can read more about his inspiring life story here and here.

Check out a live version of his song The World (is Going Up in Flames).

NIKON D5000 1/80 second F/3.2 ISO 6400 50 mm

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Great portrait Stephen

5 Mar 2014 5:33am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

A fine capture of this impressive portrait

5 Mar 2014 7:05am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice portrait!
such beautiful compsoition & lighting!
A M A Z I N G !!!!

5 Mar 2014 7:55am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Un très grand merci

quelel vue les mians jointe quel protrait et attitude sueprbe.
Belle journée

5 Mar 2014 8:52am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, so energetic !!

5 Mar 2014 9:28am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

A very beautiful portrait..even his looks brings you back to the 70's !

5 Mar 2014 9:34am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Emotion and passion! Best! Adela

5 Mar 2014 10:11am

Devi from Chennai, India

Fine image...
and thank you for all that info ...

5 Mar 2014 10:35am

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Loire Atlantique, France

Beau portrait pour ce chanteur.

5 Mar 2014 10:44am

JCJ from Troyes, France

great portrait of a great soulfull singer

5 Mar 2014 10:57am

tataray from Deux-Sèvres. (Charentes-Poitou), France

grand et excellent portrait...)

5 Mar 2014 11:18am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

powerful portrait

5 Mar 2014 1:07pm

Kyu from Japan

Wonderful B&W shot. Love the powerful image.

5 Mar 2014 1:57pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

What a wonderful shot of this performer Stephen! His soul is evident! ;-)

5 Mar 2014 3:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A wonderful portrait so full of emotion.

5 Mar 2014 5:32pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Superb portrait & expression. Excellent !

5 Mar 2014 6:34pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Incredible emotion that you've captured on his face along with the animation, all so well framed!!

5 Mar 2014 6:35pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superbly captured Stephen, fantastic emotion

5 Mar 2014 7:04pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Awesome performance portrait so full of emotion ... great moment captured!

5 Mar 2014 7:52pm

thami from Fez, Morocco

Beaucoup d'émotion dans l'expression faciale et la gestuelle de ce chanteur!
Bonne fin de journée

5 Mar 2014 8:40pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fabulous portrait! He just looks so filled with emotion. A fantastic image! I love the perspective.

5 Mar 2014 11:31pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

oh il est tellement dans son émotion qu'on dirait qu'il pleure

6 Mar 2014 1:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! This portrait truly captures the intensity of his performance and feeling.

6 Mar 2014 5:36pm

JMS* from Thailand

Excellent !

7 Mar 2014 4:33am

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NIKON D5000
1/80 second
F/3.2
ISO 6400
50 mm

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