2nd place in Musicians & DJs

This photograph, taken by Max Pell, was awarded 2nd place in the Musicians & DJs category for the WPJA's 2016 Q4 Photography Competition.

Judges Comments

  • This deejay brings some panache, a bold energizing style that turns up the sound and sets the right mix for a great party. Now, imagine this, thereʼs no way anyone can truly know if this performer is a deejay, musician, emcee or whether he was any good at his job at all. Everything I know is what I see in this photo. So letʼs start over - the photographer created an image that struts with panache by virtue of the bold use of angle, light, color and interaction between the crowd and the guy on stage. This image definitely sets a tone about what must have been a great party.

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