Thursday, May 24, 2012

Idealism in Action Gala

May 23--Ronald Reagan Building Washington, DC--City Year DC 2012 Idealism in Action Gala to benefit City Year and honor the 2012 Idealists of the Year.

Table center pieces
City Year DC Team Leader Gavin Ware
City Year DC Executive Director Jeffrey Franco 
2012 Idealist Award Honorees
Lifetime of Idealism Award Honoree Bill Couper receiving his Red CityYear Jacket
Photography Copyright 2012 Laurence L. Levin

A 500+ attendees in the Ronald Reagan Building Atrium with limited available light, the Nikon D800 comes to the rescue.  Most shots made at 4000ISO, with the help of PS5 & Bridge, the images look great.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Best Buddies Virginia Friendship Walk

May 19, 2012--Oakton High School, Vienna, VA--Best Buddies Virginia Audi Challenge Kick-off and Run/Walk
 Warm up with Laurent Amzallag

 Doing it with Debbie Alsado, Event Chair

Buddy pair Tim Rabbu and Michael Helme welcome the crowd. 

 The walk begins

The 1 mile walk

 David Guas, BBVA Board member and chef Bayou Bakery prepared the burgers.

 Cupcakes provided by Tommy McFly, Fresh 94.7 

All photos copyright 2012 Laurence L. Levin

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Chicago Panoramas

 View from the steps of the Shedd Aquarium

Millenium Park 
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Using a Panasonic Lumix shot these panoramas, one with a tripod the other handheld.  Stitched together with Photoshop CS5 (Automate~Photomerge).

copyright 2012 Laurence L. Levin