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Charles Bradley - part 2

Posted by
Stephen (Canberra, Australia) on 6 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 1/60 second F/2.8 ISO 6400 52 mm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

professional shot

6 Mar 2014 5:27am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Excellent portrait....loved it.

6 Mar 2014 7:32am

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Perfect light and portrait

6 Mar 2014 8:12am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice portrait!
such beautiful focus, colors & lighting !

6 Mar 2014 9:29am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Great angle and light..love the gesture with the hand and his expression..beautiful portrait again !

6 Mar 2014 9:50am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Yeah, so emotional shot !

6 Mar 2014 9:58am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Un très grand merci
quelle main et ce portrait de chanteur merveilleux.
Bells journée

6 Mar 2014 10:09am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

It must be giant !! Great portrait !

6 Mar 2014 12:38pm

Kyu from Japan

He looks so energetic. I like the fantastic composition using the frames of the stage effectively.

6 Mar 2014 12:54pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful light in this strong portrait shot Stephen! ;-)

6 Mar 2014 2:49pm

Devi from Chennai, India

lovely portrait...great moment and expression :)

6 Mar 2014 3:26pm

thami from Fez, Morocco

Excellent portrait enchanteur ou en chanteur!
Bonne fin de journée!

6 Mar 2014 4:27pm

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

Excellent...) 5*****.

6 Mar 2014 4:46pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Fantastic portrait - you have captured his intense feeling wonderfully

6 Mar 2014 5:35pm

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire Loire Atlantique, France

Certainement une belle soirée.

6 Mar 2014 5:42pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Nice image Stephen

6 Mar 2014 5:53pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Another great capture of Charles in action! I love how he gets the crowd involved with his hand. I would have NEVER guessed he was 62 (or older). You definitely did him justice in this shot. :-)

6 Mar 2014 7:27pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A super portrait! I like his gesture.

6 Mar 2014 7:29pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Another fantastic shot with vibrant colors!

7 Mar 2014 12:51am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic portrait! I watched the video! He has so much soul and emotion! What a wonderful performance!

7 Mar 2014 1:59am

JMS* from Thailand

Un portrait tout à fait réussi !
Bravo !

7 Mar 2014 4:32am

L'angevine from Angers, France

j'aime bien son bras

7 Mar 2014 2:09pm

1/60 second
ISO 6400
52 mm