Las Vegas

Just got back from Las Vegas, what a great trip. It is a fun place to visit, but would not want to live there. We were there 4 nights and saw 3 shows so our nights were pretty busy. I hiked with my tripod the first night and did not want to go through the hassle again so I started to use the high ISO rating that the 5D mark ii is touted to have.

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New York, New York

Here is a shot of New York, New York shot at ISO 1600. 1600 is for wimps, I pushed the camera to 3200 to see what it could do.

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Caesar's Palace

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Caesar's Palace

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Caesar's Palace

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Caesar's Palace

All the above photos were taken at ISO 3200 with my 5D. Although they are noisy, for my personal use these photos do just fine. I was happy not carrying my tripod through the busy streets of Vegas.

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MargaritaVille

I even tried some difficult indoor shots. We had a couple margaritas here and listened to a great band. If you want to listen to a classic rock band this is the place to go.

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The ceiling of the Venetian

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The Venetian

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Caesar's Palace

More inside shots. I was pleased with the way these turned out. I used my Brno balens a lot to get the white balance correct. I just had to remember to take it off custom white balance when we went outside.

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The Palazzo

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The Venetian

While in Las Vegas we stayed at the MGM Grand and we walked everywhere.

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MGM Grand

During our stay we saw the Blue Man Group, Phantom of the Opera and Ka. If you want my opinion, email me and I will share my experience.

Mike

http://www.akphotograph.com/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/alaska48/

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