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Klezmer Hospital Jam!

During a weekly pre-Shabbat visit to cheer up the hospitalized, an hassidic musical quartet brings joy to patients and staff at Ziv Hospital in Safed, Israel. In the first shot, curious children, entranced by the festive sound of the traditional melodies, peer at two of the players. In the second photo, the group entertains a visiting family member. Shot on an LGV20 with the Beastgrip wideangle lens and edited in SnapSpeed and Lightroom Mobile. Follow me on Facebook and my other media channels for unique Israel #smartphonephotography #mobilephotography and #iphoneography photos, tips and tricks: www.davidbrianbender

'Vincent Gets A Head of Himself'

'Vincent Gets A Head of Himself' - dramatic visage of Vincent van Gogh rises into the skies over less - inflated colleagues at an annual hot air balloon and ultralight aircraft festival held at the Maayan Harod National Park in northern #Israel. Shot on a Nikon D750 with an older Nikkor DX 70-200 lens, and edited in #Lightroom, I edited the shot in black and white in order to lessen the distractions of the brightly colored balloons and foliage in the background, and to Highsmith the surreal feel of the already unusual scene. #blackandwhite #bnwmood #bnw #blackandwhitephoto #blackandwhiteonly #bw_lover #bnw_planet #minimalist #monochrome #bw_photooftheday #monochrome_photography #bnw_landscap

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