Top 10 WeeklyFstops: Music

Top 10 WeeklyFstops: Music

This week's theme called for "music" and the results were great as usual. There is a lot of diversity on all of our WeeklyFstop lists and this one is no exception. One featured photographer almost had to be disqualified after turning in multiple entries. Luckily they both rocked and the show went on! 

In a way our list this week is like music for the eyes. I don't know what is on your playlist, but I'm all over the new Beck album. If there are any good bands I should be checking out while editing, let me know in the comments. I trust your opinion based on two good qualities I already know, you're a photographer and a Fstoppers reader.

Honorable Mentions:

Eneko Saratxaga Zorrilla

David

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Greg Rutland

Vitor Munhoz

Alan Godfrey

This Week's Top 10:

#10

Fadi Dalati

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#weeklyfstop #music

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#9

John Crisp

#8

Tomas Ramoska Photography

#7

David Cantatore

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Music #weeklyFstop #silhouette #torontoigers #nikon

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#6

Taylor

#5

Cohl Fulk

#4

Hans Rosemond

#3

Lane Weinberg

So Lane's number three selection above almost had to be disallowed due to the old "one entry per week" rule. Luckily the rules committee not lacking taste, enjoyed the French Horn photo below and chose to look the other way.

#2

Fuji Traveller  

Great universal shot here. The blasted out stage has a ton of energy and could be anyone.

#1

Chris Ward Photography

The potential energy of that piano sitting in the vast empty hall is perfect. I really like the lighting and overall feel in the photo. The symmetry and composition achieved from the photographer's point of view are stunning.

Be sure to check out all the entries here: #weeklyFstop on Instagram A big thanks to everyone for joining in. As always, my opinion is subjective, so if you think I missed some good ones feel free to share them in the comments.

What is This Week's Theme?

Unless you are into pitch black photography, part of every photo you capture is light. Light makes a shot. The better you get at working with the light you have, or the light you add, the more control you will have in your photography. So with that, this week's theme is:

"Light" 

The hashtag to use is #weeklyFstop. If you are tagging an old shot that is fine, but please try and keep it to one shot picked for the theme per week.

Here are the previous week's results for anyone who may have missed:

  1. Leading Lines
  2. Bold
  3. Color
  4. Yours
  5. Simplicity
  6. Monochrome

Remember, there is no guarantee posting a photo will result in it being featured. If we get going and you fall short, keep shooting and try and learn from the photos that are selected. We can all learn to like our work a little less sometimes in order to grow. If anyone has any suggestions or ideas feel free to contribute in the comments.

Before you run off to get your next #weeklyFstop submission ready, are you all aware of the ongoing Fstoppers Photographer of the Month contest leading up to the Fstoppers Community Photographer of the Year? Alex Cooke covers how to be selected at the bottom of the above post.

Speaking of the Fstoppers community are you part of it? Did you know you can have your own portfolio here with chances to be featured on the homepage as Photo of the Day? If not be sure to check it out. If you already comment then you have an account. If not, use the sign-up button and upload some work! Besides uploading your own work and having a portfolio on Fstoppers, making an account allows you to follow your favorite writers and artists so you will be notified every time they publish new photos or articles.

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18 Comments

William Howell's picture

Number 4 is the best, to me, number three would’ve been if the guitarist was captured fully.
All of them are really good.

Michael B. Stuart's picture

Agreed William! Thanks for looking. Appreciate the comments.

Alan Godfrey's picture

Thank you for the honourable mention! Another stunning set of winners - well done all

Michael B. Stuart's picture

You're very welcome. Thank you!

Me too, thanks for the honourable mention! Great work from everyone :)

Honored to be included with these great photographers and photos. Thank you.

Michael B. Stuart's picture

You are very welcome Taylor!

Hans Rosemond's picture

Thanks for the love! Great project and I hope people keep participating!

Michael B. Stuart's picture

You are welcome, Hans. I think we've got some regulars which is awesome! A few people reached out concerned over the one-week break.

John Crisp's picture

Extremely excited and honored to be mentioned two weeks in a row. Thanks for boosting my confidence.

Michael B. Stuart's picture

Well deserved John. Keep it up!

Pedro Pulido's picture

thanks for the feature (fujitraveller). I'd love to see some of these in the future :
- street photography
- Milky way
- blue hour
- beach
- action sports
- documentary (maybe a set of 3 pics for a change. that would be awesome)

Just a few suggestions.

cheers!

Michael B. Stuart's picture

Great suggestion man, and congrats once again. I really appreciate you participating.

Pedro Pulido's picture

What happened to this challenge? Was it abandoned ?? it was an awesome initative and suddenly it's gone!

Michael B. Stuart's picture

Pedro, the new list has been submitted to the editors. I'm actually glad to hear it was missed! This happened to me and halted almost all my throughput:
:(

Pedro Pulido's picture

uhhhhhhhh good lord..... that does not look good! sorry to hear about it! Wish you a speedy recovery!

Michael B. Stuart's picture

Thanks man, coming along well so far.