public void Photograph()
public void Photograph()

A dad and a software architect with a passion for photography and music. These are my thoughts and opinions, sometimes accompanied by code and photos.

A proud father, enthusiastic guitarist and passionate software engineer, geeking out in the cloud. Briefly a Microsoft MVP for Azure before forfeiting the title when I joined Microsoft UK.

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Status Quo in Ljubljana, 2.7.2008

Originally, I thought I'll be photographing Judas Priest down in Zagreb. However, Glenn Tipton got sick (I think his appendix was the culprit). Thankfully, I go…

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Originally, I thought I'll be photographing Judas Priest down in Zagreb. However, Glenn Tipton got sick (I think his appendix was the culprit). Thankfully, I got a chance of photographing Status Quo.

Admittedly, before the concert, I didn't know a lot about them, I just knew a couple of their legendary songs like In the army now, Rockin' all over the world and Whatever you want. I'm a fan now :).

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The night started with Leaf Fat. The Slovenian punk/metal/rock/emo-something group was "hand-picked" by the management of the band and/or the band themselves. Why, is beyond me. I think that they have totally opposite styles of music. Leaf-fat is based on hard and heavy riffs with lots of low-end (bass) and hard-to-understand screaming vocals. Status Quo on the other hand has a much more melodic, riff-based, approach with meaningful and understandable lyrics. This is not to say that Leaf-far are not good, I just think that they were incompatible with the audience and it showed. Still, they gave a lot, and it was a valid effort, but it was more like flocking a dead horse.

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After Leaf-fat, we went out to get some fresh air (the temperature inside was a steaming 29°C). The time passed really quickly as it always does in good company (as Jure already pointed out in his blog) :-).

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A proud father, enthusiastic guitarist and passionate software engineer, geeking out in the cloud. Briefly a Microsoft MVP for Azure before forfeiting the title when I joined Microsoft UK.

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