Saturday, February 20, 2010
Auckland Photowalk with Trey Radcliff
Vivian did a wonderful job organising the event and I think everyone came away feeling expectations had been well and truely exceeded.
Many people managed to take shots and there's a flickr group where you can view their efforts. Have a squiz; there's some pretty good shots by some talented photographers.
After the photowalk a number of people met north of Auckland to hear Trey explain in more detail his technique and display a number of his images. Everyone had a good time.
Here's a shot from the Viaduct Basin ... a place I've visited on numerous occasions, but never noticed the colours in the footpath nor the textures in the walls. This is a single image HDR shot. Original image was taken RAW, then Photomatix Pro "dealt" to it. A few little tweaks with the options in Photomatix and Lightroom led to the image you see. With a wider focal length I think the image would be rather more dramatic.
On the way home I stopped off to take a few shots of Auckland's city lights across the Waitamata Harbour. Wonderful end to a great day.