4th of July activites

Discussion in 'Street and Documentary' started by davect01, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. All the best from the 4th Weekend.

    Took some shots around the house 28-70mm




    Ice Cream Sprinkle Snack 20mm SEL


    Later we went to the park for some fun and fireworks.



    Safety First

    Let the fireworks begin. I took my tripod and set up the camera to fire via the smartphone app.

    20mm SEL






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  2. drd1135

    drd1135 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
    Nice set. Very cute kid.
  3. It was fun
  4. dalethorn

    dalethorn Guest

    You have some excellent portraits of the young lady.
  5. Thanks, a couple of them turned out quite cute. :)
  6. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus Subscribing Member

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    The camera 'loves' your daughter.
  7. She, (our Foster Daughter), enjoys having her picture taken.
  8. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey Super Moderator

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Rather than start a new thread with the same intent... here's the stuff from the long 3-day weekend. For the night of the fourth, I brought the venerable old X100 out, along with the XT1 and 56 f1.2 lens. Nothing else.

    (X100) We had to bike a tandem kayak across Boston. Long story...
    19474852091_9da6cfec87_c.jpg DSCF3223 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (XT1 + 56) Biking the kayak. Dicey, but we managed it.
    19470529115_d15e80785a_c.jpg KBRX6514 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (X100) Chip thief, busted.
    19474851301_fde2002dd6_c.jpg DSCF3264 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (XT1 + 56) Daughter and a friend, hanging out before we launched the boats.
    19284411139_a73868b364_c.jpg KBRX6542 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (X100) Paddling out to pick up the Mrs, meet up with the 4 other kayaks' worth of friends, and watch Boston's fireworks from the middle of the river, right under them.
    19474850921_9f859bfa27_c.jpg DSCF3289 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (X100) The girls enjoying the view.
    19282994780_aaf2169660_c.jpg DSCF3359 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (X100) Typical of the view.
    19282994330_01214712d0_c.jpg DSCF3407 by gordopuggy, on Flickr

    (XT1 + 56) The XT and the 56 were both more suitable tools for capturing images in the dark than the X100, but the length of the 56 wasn't ideal. My 35 was loaned to a friend, otherwise that's what I would've had. Still, its sharpness and speed was superior by a decent margin, looking at the images later in post. Noise control on the T is better, too.
    19464202732_8c7cc49e37_c.jpg KBRX6600 by gordopuggy, on Flickr
    Last edited: Jul 6, 2015
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  9. What a great addition of photos. Looks like your weekend was just as lovely.
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  10. Djarum

    Djarum All-Pro

    Jul 10, 2010
    Huntsville, AL
    Really nice pictures. This is the first year I don't have any pictures from the fourth. We ended up staying home and lighting a bunch of fireworks. Since I did the lighting, I wasn't taking any pictures.
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