Ginza, Tokyo in the Rain & “The World Highest Resolution Tiled Display Wall” event!

See me Thursday Night!

There is a cool and unique event here in Austin that should be fun for all art-lovers! You are invited to stop by and say hello!

My work is being displayed on “The World Highest Resolution Tiled Display Wall” at a special event put on by the UT Department of Art & Art History Graduate School, and the Austin Museum of Digital Art (AMODA). It sounds fun!

Here are the details:

Facebook Event Click Here
Thursday April 29
5:30 to 7:30 PM
in the TACC Visualization Laboratory
— The ACES building is at 24th & Speedway.
— Parking is available in the San Jacinto garage, at 24th & San Jacinto.
at The University of Texas at Austin
ACE 2.404a

Featuring Lawrence McFarland, Trey Ratcliff, Robert Melton,
Ricardo Meleschi and Morgan Gaither

Gizmodo HDR Contest

I entered the photo below in the big Gizmodo HDR contest! I found out about it when I got back from Japan. What is strange (and a small world!) is that the photo featured at the top of that contest is from /\ltus, who is the friend I stayed with for three days while in Tokyo! And, even more small-worldish, the photo I submitted was also from Tokyo! It had to be a photo taken in the last week, so I thought it fit the bill in many ways.

Daily Photo – Ginza, Tokyo in the Rain

It had been raining all afternoon and it continued right through dusk. Luckily, the D3X seems impervious to rain, ice, sleet, and snow (deep experience in all four), so I just ignored all the elements in this case too.

Ginza is a really cool, upscale area of Tokyo. The buildings are huge and gleaming with every possible color. It comes alive right at dusk. I ran out into the middle of the street to do my best to capture all the action of the scene.

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  • Daniel Chui

    Sublime work, Trey!

    It was great meeting you in Tokyo – the book was a great read but I’m still trying to decipher the message you wrote! lol

    I took an image of Shibuya that offered a slightly different POV (from your rooftop football pitch) – http://www.flickr.com/photos/danchui/4549997394/ – hope you get a chance to check it out!

    Keep the images rolling and good luck in the contest!

    – Daniel

  • http://captainkimo.com Captain Kimo

    Darn I missed the deadline… oh well. Good luck on your entry Trey. Looking forward to seeing the results.

  • http://momoc.sumasu.com/ Daily HDR Photography

    I’m sure lots of process to be done in this photo… with rain, moving cars, noise on long shutter…its hard to process HDR at night.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Gail-Stayton-Moshier/513775196 Gail Stayton Moshier

    Great photo of Tokyo in the rain, Trey. Thanks for sharing!!!

  • http://www.stuckincustoms.com Stuck In Customs

    Thanks all – Daily – yes it took a lot of pp… for sure!

    Daniel – thanks for the link!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/47427091@N04/ ahmad

    yes .. Yes, it is a beautiful image

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bruce-Molzen/733077065 Bruce Molzen

    Great picture . . never mind the impervious to rain,
    I hope you’re impervious to cars!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jeffrey-Morin/1259294825 Jeffrey Morin

    What’s the resolution of the display???

  • casusan

    Wow! What a cool night shot! Love it Trey!

  • http://LoyceHoodPhoto.com Loyce

    Incredible shot, Trey. This is HDR at its best!

  • http://www.stuckincustoms.com Stuck In Customs

    Thanks all – good question Jeffrey – I am not sure! :)

  • Sarah

    man, i go to UT and i didn’t know you would be there or this was going on!! ugh, i missed out :(
    please come again!

  • Sarah

    oh, i meant, please come back to campus again sometime.

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