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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:58 am 
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Fly to the office this morning. Autumn is here...Image

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:11 am 
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kingtom wrote:
Fly to the office this morning. Autumn is here...Image


Love your photos

They're even good when taken while you're riding :D

...that's a bright light


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:13 am 
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Squashednuts wrote:
kingtom wrote:
Fly to the office this morning. Autumn is here...Image


Love your photos

They're even good when taken while you're riding :D

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Lupine Piko. The best i ever had.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:15 am 
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hilly ride in Cantal:
Viaduc de Garabit (made by the same company as the Eiffel Tower)
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it was the highest in the world at this time (1884)
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around the Gorges de la Truyère
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 7:24 am 
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First couple of photos are looking down on Gebbies Pass

The last 2 are from the top having knocked off "The Bastard", looking down on the Canterbury plains.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 9:23 am 
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Antoine, very interesting pics and thanks for the info.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:37 am 
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Bit windy but otherwise brilliant Sunday morning to be out on the bike
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:43 am 
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@Squashed: You should have posted a close up of that big slip that's in the background of your last photo above - it's big, hope the road stays ok, that would be bad to lose that end of Summit Road when the Lyttelton side is still closed.

Anyways, keep the photos coming, nice work!

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PostPosted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 7:52 am 
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I don't ride often in the daylight these days...

But it isn't bad at all. ImageImageImageImageImage

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:10 am 
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Great view yesterday evening over the lake zurichImageImageImage

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:07 am 
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@kingtom and other avid photographers: what's your picture "strategy"? I always find it cumbersome to get my phone out the back pocket, unwrap it from the plastic cover (sweat protection), before taking a picture. Does anybody have great tricks to share?

My ideal scenario would be to have a little camera hidden in the vents of my helmet (not a gopro, that't too big) and to have a button to trigger it.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:39 am 
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I use a water resistant/drop resistant/sweat resistant point and shoot. It's robust enough to keep in my back pocket in any weather without a plastic cover, and I can whip it out and get decent photos on all but the most intense training rides. Image quality is probably not the best, but it is a few years old (Olympus Tough TG-3) and the newer models have RAW output, and, post-production is also a thing.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:11 am 
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I take the pics with the Samsung S7. Only handypics

The S7 is waterresistant. So i can take it out from the backpocket directly.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:37 am 
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kingtom wrote:
I take the pics with the Samsung S7. Only handypics

The S7 is waterresistant. So i can take it out from the backpocket directly.


Same. No need to carry one more device. Double tap on home button and I can take pics right away, plus selfies are easy. I take all pics while riding, using the phone with only one hand.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:12 pm 
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Great pictures, Kingtom. Zurich is such a great city and excellent place to kick off a trip to Europe. I skipped the annual Alps rode this year in favor of just riding back home in the Pacific Northwest. I'll be back again next autumn.

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