Another Vermont Motocamping trip

Discussion in 'Fuji X100 Forum' started by KillRamsey, Jul 29, 2013.

  1. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Kyle
    As I've done before, I went with friends by motorcycle up to VT for the weekend to go camping in the middle of nowhere. I didn't get any great pictures this time, for a variety of reasons... should've brought a real tripod, spent all day in the saddle instead of shooting, moon was bright so it blocked star light pretty early in the evenings, etc etc. But I got a few that people might like to see. The humble X100 continues to be a quiet, unobtrusive, trusty travel partner.

    My perennial motocamping cohort, Chris.
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    Our friend Ian's bike, lit mostly by firelight and for one quick 1/2 second flash of my headlamp. Exposure was about 20 seconds I think, and I had to use a tiny 3" tripod which was NOT very steady with that floppy, heavy X100 on it. I did what I could to pull some shots in.
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    Soup and beer, hand-held shot. Loved the headlamp flare...
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    A rest break on a picnic table, during a day of 9 hours of riding.
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    SOOC jpg showing off the Fuji's fantastic IQ (if I do say so myself).
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    Exposure was around 1/15, I think? I told him to hold still and it worked out.
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    Shooting star.
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    And finally, that drowsy last half hour before hitting the sack. Cheers, all.
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  2. Ripleysbaby

    Ripleysbaby supernatural anesthetist

    Sep 9, 2011
    Cumbria UK
    Garry
    Great stuff. Any more bikes ? Ive been after shooting stars for ages. They always show up when the shutter shuts :mad:
     
  3. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Kyle
    Other 2 bikes were my Yamaha FZ6 and Chris's Triumph Thruxton.

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  4. Fun times
     
  5. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
    that last one almost reminds me of an old "Tonight, let it be Lowenbaru" advert.
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