Wellington Photography Meetup Group, which will be in just a couple of weeks.
Thank you Wellington Photographic Supplies, Vivian St, for providing us with a meeting point, and Richard Young and Alistair McAra for co-hosting.
Hope to see plenty of images posted in the event page for this meetup. Or maybe do a blog and link to it. (Log in to view. People can join this Meetup Group for free.)
Apologies for getting sidetracked and lagging behind, in front, or off to one side of the main group. But as a photographer out enjoying myself, I tend to get absorbed in what I'm trying to photograph. So if it seemed like I ignored anyone, that was the reason. These photo walks are a great excuse to get out with a camera, but if you want to learn more about photography, both Richard Young - New Zealand Photography Workshops - and myself - Photocourse NZ - run various courses and workshops. And if you want to learn about the software end of things - Lightroom, Photoshop, etc - Alistair McAra is really the person to go to. (You can find him via Wellington Photographic Supplies, or message him in Meetup.)
OK, enough sales pitch already. I had fun photographing this evening. Here are a few pics. (I was using an old Nikon D40x, and an old version of Adobe Lightroom (LR2) on my home computer. It certainly lacks a lot of the nice stuff the current version has. It's interesting to work in a more limited way, though, although some shots I can't post because the pincushion distortion was just too horrible, LR2 doesn't correct it, and if I open up Photoshop I'll be working all damn night.)
We hope to see you at the next Photo Walk, and keep your eye on other events.
There's a heap of photos, so I put them into two groups of about 20 each.
Below - Vivian St, Tory St, Martin Square. (Richard, I got you a few road cones!)
All these photos are copyright James Gilberd Photography Ltd / Photospace. Please don't steal them without my permission. Ta.