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Tristan Findley
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So, I've had +Trey Ratcliff's Aurora for all of 15 minutes now.
What can I say, except; WOW!

Comparison of an image rendered using NIK Software's HDR Efex Pro, and then again using Aurora. Admittedly I spent more time on the one in HDR Efex Pro, but the quality difference is noticeable!

The photo exported from +Nik Collection by Google Collection HDR Efex Pro was initially run through Adobe Lightroom CC to apply lens correction, but no other adjustments were made.

During export, files were saved in uncompressed TIFF format (HDR Efex Pro was at 16bit, Aurora HDR Pro was at 8bit). Files were then opened in OSX Preview and exported as full quality JPEG's before having their size reduced to 40% of the original, and the text plates added.

Photo was shot at Moraine Lake, Alberta, Canada in September 2015
• Camera: Sony A7rII (ILCE-7RM2)
• Lens: Sony 24-70mm ƒ/4.0 ZA OSS E-Mount
EXIF Data should be intact for more details

Photos are Copyright © Tristan Findley, TFindley Photography - https://tfindley.co.uk

#HDR #AuroraHDR #TreyRatcliff
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Downloading Aurora HDR Pro by +Trey Ratcliff - Got one of my HDR images all ready to test it with.
Comparisons to follow soon I hope!

#HDR #TreyRatcliff #AuroraHDR #StuckInCustoms
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Very inspirational, Beautiful editing and some stunning visuals!
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• 14 Days
• 2000km driven
• 72km walked
• 2772 Photos

So I'm now back from my travels, exploring the Canadian Rockies from Calgary, AB to Vancouver, BC. So many amazing memories of wonderful sights, lovely people, scrumptious food, and many different comfy beds in the evenings! All I can really say about the whole thing is just WOW! I had an amazing time! I can't wait to go back, and honestly i may even have found the part of the world I would like to move to!
Lots of photos to go through from my time there and many to publish online.

Massive shoutout to all the gear manufacturers, whom without a lot of what was accomplished on this trip would not have been possible. Everything performed absolutely flawlessly, and it has only reinforced my decision to go with that particular gear.

This was my first proper time out and about with my new α7rII, which was slightly daunting for me as I've only recently switched from my Canon system. I had not used the Sony Alpha system for any heavy projects or shoots, so two weeks away with only a single body and two lenses was going to be an adventure - I'm happy to report that  I was very impressed with its performance, image quality, and handling. Lenses were equally as awesome! Still processing photos, but watch this space!

My mobile backup unit, the Western Digital MyPassport Wireless worked flawlessly, and was the perfect size to take on the road with me. Its battery power, SD Card backup and Wireless access via Tablet / Smartphone make it the perfect option for doing in-the-field backups.

My 3 Legged Thing TIM tripod also went along for a few long exposures after dark. I'm so glad I decided to pack this tripod as it was just the right size and weight for what I needed (would love a Brian for the extra height, but this one fits nicely on my bag).

Finally, my LowePro ProTactic 350AW. This bag performed absolutely brilliantly the whole time! It took all of the gear below and more, and was my carry-on luggage for the air-portion of my trip, and my go-to bag the whole time. It was taken up and down mountains, across lakes, through forests; it was rained on, baked in the sun, and even caught out in the snow. It remained in perfect condition and was comfortable during the whole trip.

Camera: +Sony α7rII (ILCE-7RM2)
Lens 1: Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS (SEL2470Z)
Lens 2: Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS (SEL70200G)
Flash: Sony F43M External Flash (HVL-F43M)
Backup Device: +Western Digital MyPassport Wireless 1TB
Tripod: +3 Legged Thing TIM
Bag: +Lowepro ProTactic 350AW
GPS: +Garmin GPSmap 62s

#Canada   #canadaphotography   #Sony   #sonyalpha   #A7rII   #LowePro   #travelphotography   #photography  
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+Google Local London  Finally hit 50 reviews here on Google+
Looking forward to adding more real soon!
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Thanks for the excellent review! In the process of switching from Canon to the Sony α range, so Im quickly absorbing as many lens reviews as I can.

Thanks again
From a fellow Tristan, and a fellow (soon to be α) Photographer!

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Had an opportunity to test the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000. Considering the price point and size of this camera, I'm absolutely blown away by its performance! Beautiful lens, great AF performance, and it produces some great quality images. Could this be the perfect travel camera? Would love to get hold of one for the two weeks that I'm road tripping around the Canadian Rockies.

For now, enjoy these few photos that I took this afternoon / evening. They've had a very quick brush up in Adobe Lightroom CC, but they're all very minor corrections. 

Still so surprised that its a 400mm f/4 lens that can be hand-held. Amazing! Could this be the perfect enthusiast / semipro / pro travel camera?
+Panasonic Corporation 
#Lumix   #travelphotography  
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Liking the new +Google+ theme / look! Great job from the design team.

Some constructive feedback:
• It would be nice to get Events back. I know they're not widely used but they were a nice thing to have. For Google Calendar users they were quite a nice experience, and for Event Organisers it gives you a way to get photos auto-uploaded from the events.
• A WYSIWYG bar at the top of posts would be nice - I get a bit fed up of having to constantly go back to Google to find out how to format a post correctly.
• There are a few stability bugs so far, such as photos not opening up, posts on pages not appearing correctly when scrolling back to the top, etc. These could just be CSS / caching issues at my end, and I know the team behind Google+ are still working on this, so probably no biggy.
• Got a 'Your Post cannot be shared' error when trying to post this, but no further detail. it turned out I was posting to a restricted group and trying to + in some people from outside it, but the system didn't report the problem.

Overall, I really like the update. It looks clean, modern and in-keeping with the new Google look. I seem to remember that the Google+ team said they worked with the Google+ Community to build this update. I personally hope +Trey Ratcliff and his +The Arcanum cohort were consulted as they are massive users of the platform.

I stupidly went on the page though and saw a fair amount of useless comments and just general hate, along with people saying that they hate it and they're going back to Facebook. (ironically the one person who's comment like that I followed to their profile, hasn't used G+ in 17 weeks. If you use it every day, fair enough, but just coming back on to complain isnt really helpful).
I really think the Google+ team worked hard on this new layout, and did a damn fine job with it. They're being courteous by letting us preview it in advance, so show some courtesy back and give Constructive criticism.

How would you feel if someone outright told you that something you created was crap and the worst thing ever? The people who created the theme are real people, and have feelings. Yes they work for Google, who some might see as a large corporation, but they are 
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Pre-ordered Aurora (http://www.stuckincustoms.com/aurora-hdr-software-for-mac) by the inspirational +Trey Ratcliff and +Macphun.

I think it was Trey's tech-demo that sold me on it. I've long been a fan of Trey's work, and since switching to the A7rII I've been trying my hand at more landscapes and HDR.

So the photo: An HDR I shot whilst in Canada at Maligne Lake. Big shout out to Spirit Island Cruises for a wonderful trip out onto the lake and out to Spirit Island. Had a wonderful day, and can't wait to go back again!

This was produced using the A7rII, with the photos imported into +Adobe Photoshop Lightroom for lens correction, then exported to +Nik Collection by Google's HDR Efex Pro (extremely good software that has produced some awesome results for me).
Once I get Aurora, I think I'll try reprocessing this shot and see what I can do with it.
Can't wait! Roll on November 19th!!
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+Tristan Findley your photos look great:) Would you share those in our FB community?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/aurorahdr
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My first Milky Way photo
Location: Lake District, United Kingdom
Date: September 7th, 2015
Camera: Sony A7rII
Lens: Sony FE2470Z
Shutter: 20.0 sec
Aperture: ƒ/4.0
ISO: 1250

Photo is Copyright © +Tristan Findley+TFindley Photography. ® All Rights Reserved
#SonyAlpha  +Sony
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Education
  • University of Portsmouth
    Computer Network Management & Design, 2003 - 2006
  • Farnborough Sixth Form College
    Computing, Business, 2001 - 2003
  • Calthorpe Park School
    GCSE, 1996 - 2001
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Professional Photographer & IT Professional
Introduction
Tristan is both an IT Professional and Professional Photographer.

He has logged over 10 years as an IT Professional, starting before he had even left college by doing IT support for local residents and family friends, then moving onto IT Helpdesk duties during his time at College.

During his time at college, Tristan realised that his area of speciality lay in Linux based web-servers and security. While at college, Tristan began to learn Linux, and within one month had created a fully functioning IPTables based firewall and router. A month later, he had built a web-server and file-server on his home network, with both services and his whole home network secured by a refined version of his IPTables firewall.

This web-server and firewall design was used up until 3 years ago to run his own web-server and firewall. Today, these servers still exist, with the firewall replaced by a more business-centric package. The web-server configuration and best-practices still remain largely unchanged to this date. This web-server hosts Tristan's personal portfolio and his companies web presence. Today, the server gets nearly 1500 hits a day.

Since graduating University in 2006 with a Honors degree in Computer Network Management & design, Tristan has been working at Royal Holloway University as a full time Systems Administrator.

Tristan began his work as a professional photographer in 2010 when he founded Alopex Productions. Tristan and Alopex Productions began work with the movie production company 'After Dark Productions Ltd' giving him a niche photography market to target. His work with After Dark Productions has lead to roles in other productions, including acting and Assistant Director positions.

No matter the company or type of work, Tristan applies himself enthusiastically and fully to the work at hand.
His personal and hands-on approach with Staff and Students at Royal Holloway, as well as customers of Alopex Productions make for a positive and professional experience.
Bragging rights
First Photographer to photograph Arctic Wolves in the UK, One of a very few photographers to photograph wolf pups up-close and personal, Listed on IMDB at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4271719/
Work
Occupation
Photographer
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Photography, Wildlife Photography, Portraiture, Corporate Photography, Event Photography / Coverage, Photo Booth, Wedding Photography
Employment
  • TFindley Photographic
    Photographer and Founder, 2010 - present
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