Alek Komarnitsky Boulder Ignite 7 Presentation

I presented "Antarctica, Falklands, and South Georgia in 20 slides" at Boulder Ignite 7 on Dec 10th, 2009 - man, was it tough to whittle it down!

Alek talks about the "big trip down South" in front of a thousand people

Here's the 20 slides which were auto-advanced every 15 seconds in the presentation - 3X faster here

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Since I was speaking at this event, I didn't shoot a "complete" set of pictures, but here's a decent sampling of what happened.
The Boulder Theater is very, very dark - we're talking a dungeon! And since I didn't want to use flash, ISO was often pushed to 3200, and several times to 6400 and even 12800. So these pictures are a bit noisy/grainy, even with a Canon 7D and F/2.8 lens.

Boulder Ignite 7 on the big board - - mouseover image to see closeup

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Boulder Ignite organizer Andrew Hyde being interviewed - CNN should have been there

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Crowd starts to fill up the Boulder Theater

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Benjamin Chait doing setup - he did an awesome job running the slide decks

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Craig Kendall videotaped the presentations - can't wait to see his excellent work
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Andrew Hyde kicks off Boulder Ignite 7 - dude always has a smile on his face!

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First speaker was Joel Gratz telling us when to call in sick for a powder day!

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Behind the scenes, Benjamin continues to monitor the systems - worked flawlessly!

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Nora Burns talks about dating with some hot pictures of "transition guys" ;-)

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I presented just before Intermission - pictures from Jason Janelle and Jen Yu - thanks!

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Intermission when some folks from the audience scored some very sweet iPod swag

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Some Boulder Ignite 7 attendees were posing for a Cell Phone, so I snapped this

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Andrew taking picture of the audience before we fire up for the second half

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Paperazzi taking pictures of Kristina Wang

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Jason Cole was passionate about his Red Sox!

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Craig continues to videotape in the dark theater - this is handheld 1/10s, F/2.8, ISO12800 and then pushed!

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View from the upper balcony of the Boulder Theater

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Boulder Ignite crowd - long exposure & high ISO pictures - quite the dungeon!

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A white slide on the screen really lights up the audience

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Boulder Ignite Organizer Larkin just before the end the great show

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A few pictures from the Boulder Theater the Friday before Boulder Ignite 7

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