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Wonderful day in Singapore. I'm loving the architecture.
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Downloaded #Aviate after reading about it on #TNW and the first location based menu came up for Sishu my favorite burger spot in Addis Ababa.
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Sunset in Tilapia Beach in Kisumu,Kenya

This was a nice surprise today. Arrived in Kisumu to see that it sits right on the shires of Lake Victoria. Took a trip down to the lakefront for a cold Tusker and a mighty sunset.

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Today I was sitting back after doing my weekly backup and was reminded about one of the most traumatic (I might be exaggerating a little here) things that happened to me since moving back to Ethiopia.

About 2 years ago I had my laptop stolen. Now this in itself is not a terrible thing. The real tragedy was that I was never in the habit of backing anything up, including my photos. Oh how bitter sweet that lesson was. I lost a full year and half of photographs and one of the few sets that I was lucky enough to keep was this short trip to Lalibela. 

None of these images were really edited other than a quick fix in Picassa where I might have cropped them. I'm posting them as is so that I can show some of the country off as well to encourage me to actually see I can do a little more with them in the future.
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A great day out enjoying the Distillery District in Toronto. I made a major mistake and forgot the battery for my Canon in the charger sooooooo.....enjoyed my Nexus and Snapseed. Both did a great job.

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It's been a while since I posted once again due to large amounts of work that has effectively stopped me from doing any post-processing on anything but my Nexus. 

This photo is from a great day out in Singapore on Haji Lane, with none other than +Solomie G Wasse +Hewan Teshome +Alexander Benard

#droidography   #nikcollection  
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I am always amazed at how detailed and how much effort +Klaus Herrmann puts into producing his amazing photos. Here is another example shown in one his "Making of..." videos.
 
HDR Making-of: Into the Open
  ► Get all the details at [ j.mp/1aHVav9 ]

This time-lapse video shows the entire post-processing workflow for the HDR image »Into the Open (HDR)«. The image was created from 12 source photos that were merged in Photoshop CS6 and tone mapped in Adobe Camera RAW. This is a 32-bit workflow bypassing any tone mapping algorithms normally use in HDR post-processing. In addition to that, it is completely non-destructive which means it lets you change the tone mapping settings at any time.

The process is sped up by a factor of 8 in this video, showing the entire 1 hour 40 minutes process in just 10 minutes. For every step you get descriptions in the subtitles and tips for related tutorials. So this is really a high-speed, action-packed educational resource for this type of HDR technique.

#hdr #photography #makingof   #timelapse  #video #tutorial
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Tea is all that I see.

Driving through Kericho in Kenya and there is simply a massive seas of tea plantations all around. It's breathtaking.
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Megenanya ~ Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

This is a shoot that I did from new hotel that is opening up in Addis Ababa (the name is not yet disclosed to the public so I don't actually know what it is called). Anyways, down below is one of Addis Ababa's busiest intersections that is now even busier as the roads have been closed off while the new Light Transit Rail system is being built. 

This is a 6 shot -3 to +3 exposure that I blended in Photomatix before pulling into Photoshop to blend some of the layers into the tone-mapped version. I think I have also used some Topaz Adjust and Nik Color Effects to bring the street lights and vegetation to life. 


#AddisAbaba   #Ethiopia   #HDR
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What a great day. Celebrating one Ethiopia's legends Abebe Bekila.

#Ethiopia  #Athletics #AbebeBekila
 
Today we're celebrating Abebe Bikila, Ethiopian marathon runner and the first Sub-Saharan African to win an Olympic gold medal, with his very own Google Doodle to celebrate what would have been his 81st birthday.  https://www.google.com.et/ and other domains.

Bikila, born on 7 August 1932, sprinted to success when he beat competitors in the 1960 Summer Olympics marathon, barefoot - the way he had trained for the race. He won in record time, finishing 25 seconds ahead of race rival, Rhadi.

In 1964, Bikila made history again, breaking the world record for the marathon, coming in at 4 minutes and 8 seconds in front of the silver medalist.  He was the first athlete in history to win the Olympic marathon twice.

“I wanted the world to know that my country, Ethiopia, has always won with determination”, said the athlete.  Abebe Bikila passed away at the age of 41 in 1973, and was proclaimed an Ethiopian national hero.
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World Cup Qualifier Ethiopia vs South Africa.

We in this to win it.

#ETHIOPIA #RSA #Brazil2014
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OUR CITY IS OUR PROUD
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