The Maybank Malaysian Open 2012
I've always enjoyed attending the MMO, this is my second year. The golf course is beautiful, the people are plentiful, and the colours of both are incredibly vibrant. But as a photographic assignment, it can be quite challenging. Despite being outdoors, the quality of light is unpredictable -- sometimes overcast, sometimes stunningly bright. It's easy to overexpose and blow out all the highlights, and it's also easy to overcompensate and just get it all wrong. After taking about 300 frames over the last 2 days, here are my favourite 5.
The real action starts this weekend, as we approach the business end of the tournament. Should be much more interesting today, photographically speaking as the crowd swells.
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The 18th green, and it's preceding fairway
The 18th hole from another perspective, with the various corporate marquees flanking it
Titleist umbrella, and a deeply overcast sky
Balloon dude -- one of the many attractions in this year's edition is the SkyRider -- you get to go up in a balloon and have a great view of the course from about 50ft up in the air
A keen spectator, with the best seat in the house