As you can tell, I really do enjoy photographing musicians. Why? I think because it's more challenging than photographing runners or models. Maybe. Regardless, I do enjoy taking photos of them. I'm always out of my comfort zone when photographing musicians because of the high contrast lighting situation.
The San Francisco Recovery Theatre spent the lunch hour at the Cadillac Hotel recently to entertain the residents there with some lively music. Some of the singers are recovering addicts, and they've channeled their former addiction towards the power of music, and powerful it is!
Mr. Geoffrey Grier heads up the SFRT and when he talks, it's like he's singing a tune.
SFRT's music style harkens back to days gone by, but it still gets into your bones and makes you want to put your hands together and tap your feet. There were more singers than captured below. I wasn't able to photograph all of them as I was on my lunch break and couldn't stay long.
Have a look at the pianist's shoes!
This final photo is Mr. Ben Bacot. He's got such a powerfully deep voice.
That's all for this week. Next week I'll profile another musician, but in the meantime check out SFRT's website for another show near you.