Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Lowell George Photo Winner Exposed

I just got an email from David Chamness, the winner of the Lowell George photo contest I ran a while back. On Saturday, I sent him the first part of his prize - an original photo I took of Lowell in concert. David was kind enough to let me pick, which wasn't all that kind after all, because it was really tough to choose one I thought he might like. I didn't want to disappoint him. Anyway, since he is such a huge fan of Lowell, I finally decided on a shot where Lowell was looking into my camera. That way, whenever David feels the urge, he can have a little talk with Lowell. Eye to eye.

Enough of my blabbering. What I really want to share is the email David sent along with the picture I requested, of him with his new Lowell George photo:

Hi Deborah,
Thank you for the picture, I love it. What a great shot! I will have to frame it and find a special place to hang it. I really do envy you for being there during that time, and for having such a great talent with a camera.
So you want a picture of a middle-aged software developer in return. Be careful what you ask for... ;-)
Thanks again,
David
Thanks for winning, David. I couldn't be happier to have one of my Lowell George photographs hanging on your wall. And I love that Little Feat poster. How sadly sweet does Lowell look in that picture? BTW, whose guitar is that?

5 comments:

Harry Funk said...

That's certainly a cool poster, David! It beats the heck out of Little Feat without Lowell, which ain't Little Feat ...

RollUmEasy said...

That was a Warner Bros. promo poster for the Hoy-Hoy album. I got it from a record store window a looooong time ago. Yeah, Lowell does look pretty 'relaxed' there, doesn't he?

And the strat on the wall is (of course) mine, as is the Craftsman 11/16 socket (not pictured). I've got all the tools, but none of the talent...

Chesher Cat said...

Talent is highly overrated. It's heart that really counts.

guitarjunky said...

Very nice poster. I just saw one of LG's strats at the R&R Hall of Fame. It made me sad, I miss him. Little Feat has became little feat to me after his passing. As good as the band still is, LG left some large shoes to fill.

guitar junky said...

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