This short video was snatched as I was leaving the studio of Steve Lockwood (Harmonica master).
The camera was set to manual focus and I tapped the AF/AE button on Steve’s face in the bright doorway which will explain why it’s a little overexposed. I’m not too fussed with the lighting as I was more interested in testing the audio on the Fujifilm X100‘s two small in camera mics. I thought a quick harmonica riff from Steve to be the perfect test.
I think it copes quite well considering I was up pretty close and the dynamics of the harmonica can be quite varied. Especially when in the hands of someone like Steve.
I had a great lesson with Steve who showed me so many ways I can improve my playing. All I have to do now is practice.
I discovered that Steve is also on twitter as @HarpTuition and hope he is re-enthused into using it as he has so much musical goodness to share.
He is also a top bloke. While in my lesson, I had left the lights on my bike and flattened the battery. Steve kindly nipped out and borrowed a battery booster to help me on my way.