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Zombie Walk
Brisbane, Queensland
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Did anyone from here attend today?

I only went and took photos (will edit them in a few days), so I'm curious to know if I inadvertently spotted anyone...

Was the first time I'd been to have a look -- loads more people than I expected!
Good clean(ish) fun :)
09:57pm 23/10/11 Permalink
09:57pm 23/10/11 Permalink
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Can you give us a snipet of some of your photos?
11:53pm 23/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Had a few guys chilling outside my house near the Taringa train station, was pretty cool getup they had. Will have to go to one sometime, love the idea. Girlfriend also saw a Halo guy covered in blood with a severed head at Toowong Station, and Batman/Joker/Harlet Quinn.
12:11am 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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12:25am 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Why is the cross-hair behind the zombie's head on that site?
12:45am 24/10/11 Permalink
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there was a zombie wedding here, thought that was pretty awesome

01:28am 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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gen got some good ones - and yeah some of the costumes I saw in them looked awesome
01:53am 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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there was a zombie wedding here, thought that was pretty awesome

Zombie with a shotgun.
03:28am 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Can you give us a snipet of some of your photos?

They'll be uploaded tonight, after work.
01:36pm 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Batman just chilling with a coffee. Apparently there was also Catwoman, Joker and Riddler hanging round, all covered in blood.

A wicked Halo costume with a severed head.

Dude with headcrab.
01:46pm 24/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Master Chief!
02:28pm 24/10/11 Permalink
Melbourne, Victoria
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Wow that Master Chief costume is excellent
02:52pm 24/10/11 Permalink
AGN Admin
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01:31pm 25/10/11 Permalink
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01:34pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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ZOMBIE Master Chief! awesome.
02:05pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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this is weird, L4D2 gory version was refused classification here right? yet you have people walking around in horrific looking costumes/makeup scaring the s*** out of people and kids yet it's ok? I thought there would have been some sort of controversy over this? Don't get me wrong as I think it's cool and love zombies and all that but I'm looking at it from a different point of view.
06:08pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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ZOMBIE Master Chief! awesome.

06:49pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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is that a zombie jesus or a fat indian in the last pic?
08:16pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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There was a zombie jesus... I kept hearing "SWEET ZOMBIE JESUS!"

trog, pics in... an hour!
Had other stuff to edit the last few days (getting sick of going to bed at 2-4am, and up at 7!)
09:22pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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SOOO freaking stoked
with how they turned out -- I feel like I'm starting to 'get it' :)

Was only my second time using Servo mode (tracking) - and got a near perfect keeper rate, with the compositions I wanted (mostly) while chasing people, of being ruffed up by crows. Yay!
11:10pm 25/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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post the f*****g photos already ffs
07:45am 26/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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My PC is rooted, and took me like 1.5hrs to just export them :) -- then 3 more to upload!

Looks like some didn't upload to flickr, and the ordering is busted -- so I'll provide that later, for hi-res images.
09:58am 26/10/11 Permalink
Melbourne, Victoria
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I was having lunch in the city sometime last year and all of a sudden hundreds, probably thousands, of zombies showed up and walked down the street singing and chanting things like "WHAT DO WE WANT" ... "braaaaaaaains" - was very awesome.

Edit: Awesome pics dude!
10:02am 26/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
9632 posts
I was like 'this thread is all gonna be pics of lame nerds in black shirts and obvious red and white makeup doing lame things'

but then Zombie Master Chief in Central. Awesome.
10:03am 26/10/11 Permalink
Gold Coast, Queensland
708 posts
LOL @ the Ronald McDonald zombie
10:07am 26/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Jeez nice pictures Hemmy! Would of loved to have gone down and been a part of it, would totally have dressed up as zombie Doctor Who.
10:09am 26/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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but then Zombie Master Chief in Central. Awesome.

Brunswick StFortitude Valley actually. You can tell because it doesn't look like the rest of the Valley.
06:37pm 26/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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10:21am 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Dude, awesome photos. What lens/camera were you using?
11:51am 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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5D MKII + 24-105L F4 + 430EX II flash.

As much as I would like one of the many 70-200's I saw being carried around on the day, I liked this setup -- I could get in peoples faces :)
01:03pm 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Nice work. Were you using the flash for all those photos?
05:12pm 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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They turned out fantastic Hem, love the colour and lighting and composition is great! I think your setup was a better choice, getting up in people's faces plus doing that helps them pose as well. Did you have to do much post processing?
05:25pm 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Aside from a few of the obvious ones which blurred (and look sick, by fluke) when the flash didn't fire, yeah.

I knew I was going to edit them quick contrasting, so I ran my normal exposure 1-1.5stops under, and the flash filling the subject, to get nice separation from the BG.

Saint, processing was batch edited once I found what I liked.
It was a pseudo-HDR almost, to make the make-up details rip out.
30 fill light
15~ blacks
40 clarity
Lights +12~
Dark -5~
-30 vibrance -> +30 saturation (love this combo).... then -10 lightness on the reds, to fix their now over-pink contrast.
Stock-o vignette
Then just a touch of sharpening, NR.
06:06pm 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
6383 posts
wicked photos maen

the zombie chicks getting it on was hot
06:40pm 27/10/11 Permalink
Brisbane, Queensland
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Goose and Ronald McDonald are my favourites!

So awesome.

GW man.
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