Angela’s 21st Birthday Party

Angela’s 21st birthday party was fun! I took my light stands and good some good shots using two remote flashes. The photos look a lot like studio lighting so I am happy.
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The old Civic Chambers

The old Civic Chambers, originally uploaded by Iain Fergusson.

The New Zealand Historic Places Trust wants photos of registered historic places, so I started to take photos of the old buildings around town. This is the old Civic Chambers on Manchester street.

The photo is a stitched panorama taken hand-held with my Sigma 30mm lens, and polarising filter. I used Hugin to stitch the images together. It required some fiddling because of the parallax errors introduced by hand-held shooting. I shot RAW and used DxO Optics to bring detail out in the shadows.