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Watoto tour
Posted By: Ash, 07-28-2009, 12:43 AM

These kids from Uganda, orphaned by HIV/AIDS, tour the world campaigning for the organisation and their hope for a better future. They recently put on quite a show out here in Toowoomba...

The K20D made life a little easier capturing this low-light event using ISO 1600-2000 compared to the K10D, which I'd have limited myself to ISO 1000, though the typical blue-banding became an issue in under-exposed areas...
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07-29-2009, 06:07 AM   #2
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Great series, thanks for sharing, I loved to watch the faces and expressions of those children!
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I see what you mean re the blue banding, but the images are still good. I really like the 2nd and 4th best.

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We've housed kids from the Watoto tour in the US for the past couple of years. We also sponsor one of the kids and she auditioned and is now on tour in Europe this year.

Here is one of my posts featuring 6 images from their 2007 USA tour.

For more information on the Watoto ministry....

Watoto - Home


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Thanks guys.
I didn't apply any more NR than ACR's default amount, so the banding is quite obvious - and there's not much one can do if there are lots of shadow areas in an ISO 3200 image...

Nice ones you'd taken Tim. (Great plug for them)
They're just going from strength to strength, those kids.
Well worth supporting their ministry.
07-30-2009, 03:45 PM   #6
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Nice work Ash. It's amazing to me how these kids who have next to nothing can be so happy. They offer a real lesson and wake up call to the rest of us.

How well were they received, was there a big turnout?
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Great shots. Wish I had been there! I absolutely love shot no. 4.
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wonderful series. looks like a fun evening for all. like the first and fourth shots


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