Sunday Morning

Discussion in 'Color' started by kyteflyer, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. I went out to shoot with the K-5 but had forgotten to charge the battery. Got a few, very early, but not postable here (or anywhere, they were pretty much rubbish)..

    However, the X100 and XZ1 came in very handy.. And I must say I am becoming more enamoured of the XZ1 as the days wear on.

    First, the XZ shots:

    1) My favourite shooting spot: The Newcastle Canoe Pool (google it). Had the XZ on a tripod and a slow shutter. The sun wasn't even up yet.

    canoepoolearlyxz by kyte50, on Flickr

    2) Also at the Canoe Pool (around sunrise, its a bird bathing pool)

    pelicanswade by kyte50, on Flickr

    3) One of the afore-photographed pelicans had a minor tantie and left when I got too close. His mate didnt care.

    pelicanflight by kyte50, on Flickr

    Now a couple from the X100, both Shot in the same location as the others, but a bit later in the morning. Still during the golden hour.

    onanysunday1 by kyte50, on Flickr

    onanysunday2 by kyte50, on Flickr

    And now, I'm going back to bed, because I was up at 3am prepping and getting myself down there an hour before dawn!
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  2. Briar

    Briar Hall of Famer

    Oct 27, 2010
    Beautiful shots Sue, well worth the effort of an early rise.
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  3. nice

    Very nice and captivating.
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  4. BillN

    BillN Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    looks cold! - the weather that is
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  5. kathyh

    kathyh Top Veteran

    Jul 13, 2010
    Ottawa, Canada
    I particularly like the wave with the flying pelican. Perfectly timed shot.
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  6. Thanks to all!

    @ Bill. It *was* cold. Weird cold weather for the first few days of an Aussie summer. I've even had heating on at night for a while just to warm up the room a bit. Therre was a cold cold wind down at the beach and guess who didnt have a jacket or jumper. Its summer... not supposed to need 'em.

    @ Kathy. Thanks for that.. the pelican was agreeable and I was in luck! I think what amazed me was that I was able to get that when I have failed, over and over, to get similar shots with my DSLR. XZ rules!