Localeyes Exhibition

Last night – Fri Sept 17 – was the second gallery/bbq event at our gallery in Hirafu. The event titled “Localeyes” was a great success, with around 50 people coming through the gallery to check out the exhibition. This exhibition was by Paul Malandain, a local nature and landscape photographer with a love of HDR imagining.


The gallery

High dynamic range imaging (HDRI or just HDR) is a set of techniques that allow a greater dynamic range of luminances between the lightest and darkest areas of an image. Far greater than standard digital imaging techniques or photographic methods. A lot of people commented that Paul’s images sometimes look like paintings or illustrations rather than just photos. More info about HDR imaging

The Sekka crew put on a super BBQ spread and 300 yen Otaru beers which was definitely a crowd pleaser! Food was an American style BBQ and a plate of food for Y1000 was almost more than you could eat!

We will keep the exhibition open until October when we close the gallery for a re-fit in time for winter. The next exhibition will be in November, check theSpudGun regularly for updates. For anyone still wanting to purchase images please drop by the gallery an take a look, thanks to everyone who bought something on the night, we hope they find a home on your walls!

As a last minute inclusion to the evening Yosi and Yas showed their new DVD which they shot last winter. Copies of this are about Y3000 and all of the footage is local Hokkaido back country! Drop by the Niseko Photography gallery to check it out and pick up a copy.

The night went pretty much like this… Localeyes Exhibition timelapse.

a view from outside.

perusing the gallery

The J-sekka crew, thanks guys!

Mmmmm BBQ... it was delicious!

before the first people arrived.

Thanks to everyone who came along to the night, we hope you enjoyed it!

The following are the images i displayed in this exhibition.
All images are © copyright. All rights reserved.

Youtei and daikon. © All rights reserved.

Autumn Youtei. © All rights reserved.

Youtei and Trees. © All rights reserved.

Skiing ants. Autumn Youtei. © All rights reserved.

Winter begins. © All rights reserved.

V is for Volcano. © All rights reserved.

Toya long exposure. © All rights reserved.

Kutchan Gym. © All rights reserved.

Sunset behind white birch

Lake Shikotsu. © All rights reserved.

Reflect. © All rights reserved.

Konbu Dake. © All rights reserved.

Onuma. © All rights reserved.

Mother nature and daughter. © All rights reserved.

Late afternoon Youtei. © All rights reserved.

Last Lift. © All rights reserved.

Tetra pods and fishing rods. © All rights reserved.

Hotel window. © All rights reserved.

Autumn Hill. © All rights reserved.

Sunset over snow. © All rights reserved.

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