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Friday, August 15, 2008

I'm an Alphanatic

Parents are coming back home on the 18th of August 2008. There goes my "home alone". Good thing is, I don't have to handle all the chores on my own. College life is changing, somehow. I'm beginning to get a clearer picture about something important. Also, learning how to be more creative in terms of photography, and I still suck in portraiture. -__-

There was a Sony Alpha Photography Seminar on the 9th of August 2008, in Le Meridian Hotel, KL. It was my first time attending a seminar of that level. Five-star hotel can? And yet it's free for Alpha users to attend. More than a hundred people turned up. The talk was interesting, now I know more about flash photography and got some ideas on shooting still life.

The lunch they provided was Arabian buffet. I never thought Arabian food was so good. Now I have something new to crave for. I heard there's one in Sunway Pyramid, anyone want to go eat Arabian food with me?

There was nothing much to shoot during the seminar, I think. Everyone was shooting each other, loads of group photos. Since I hardly blog with human photos, I didn't took many. From here on out, photos, photos and photos.

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Arabian buffet restaurant in Le Meridian, KL. Good food with a very nice atmosphere. I'm going to check out more Arabian restaurants and see if they get any better.

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Ted Adnan sharing his knowledge on flash photography and portraiture, and the heads of participants. There was another guy who talked to us about Automotive Photography - Darren Chang. I didn't shoot his photo, I kind of... forgot. -__-

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Flowers on a table in the hotel. Wireless flash fired from the side and this is what I got. You can see pixels on the red flower. It only appeared after I re-size the photo. I think it's because of the colour, the re-sizer couldn't work it out.

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This is where we had our tea, a little evening refreshment. Thanks to that, most of the participants were full and felt sleepy during the second-half of the talk. Nevertheless, great stuff from Darren Chang. You have to check out his blog, I think it's amazing.

The best thing that happened? They gave every participant an Alpha Survival Kit for free. So really, everything was for free, in a five-star hotel. I'm looking forward to the next Alpha camera, I hope they announce something soon.

Woolala~

5 comments:

Hannah said...

wow thumbs up! the place looks classy... nice

Anna said...

I never try before Arabian food leh... Is it mostly curry also??

Jessica said...

lala, mau share share the kit with me a? hahahhahaa.. @blurJess

William Leong said...

share kit also share with me 1st laaaaa..... LOL

Aaron@AxiaL said...

Hannah,
Oh yeah, it was good. :)

Anna,
Dowan crap with you. :P

Jessica,
Can say tak mau? :D

William,
You no go seminar means no get, cannot share one! *whee*

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