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I put together a iPhoto book of some of my favorite shots from my trip, and I’ve included some of the pages from the photo book below (click on them for a larger version). I went in a bit of a different direction with photos I shot on this trip than I did on my trip to Italy this past summer. These images have more of a focus on texture, color, and mood than my Italy images (I just wanted to try shooting in less of a commercial style than I usually do).

Besides this photo book, I did take loads of regular vacation photos (with us posed in front of pyramids, the Sphinx, etc.), and those are going into a separate photo book that’s more for us to look at to remember the trip, the places we ate, photos of our tour guides, hotels, and regular stuff like that (more like the photo from Tuesday’s post).

The images below were mostly taken with my Nikon D300, and my 18-200mm f/3.5 – 5.6 VR lens (my standard vacation shooting set-up) at ISO 200, 400 and occasionally 800. I took my D3 along as a second body, but wound up using it on just two occasions. The photos are pretty much “as is” out of the camera, but I did apply the “Camera Landscape Beta 1″ profile in Lightroom’s Calibration panel, and I added some Clarity to any photos with texture (Clarity loves texture—or vice versa). Anyway, here are the images as I laid them out in two-page spreads for the photo book.

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