Busy Weekend with the Fuji Family ;)

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by jloden, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. jloden

    jloden FujiXspot Top Veteran

    Mar 9, 2013
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Had a pretty eventful weekend with the Fuji cams this weekend, took the X-E1 and X100S with me everywhere I went and managed several photo ops, thought I'd share just for fun :)

    Started out Friday night with a trip to downtown Clinton, NJ for a walk through the historic district (see my other thread for more).

    CFD by jloden, on Flickr

    We walked until sundown, then had dinner as the lamps were lit.

    Urban History by jloden, on Flickr

    Lamplight by jloden, on Flickr

    Saturday we went back to town for a quick stop at ChocoDiem for some excellent Belgian chocolate. I spotted a beautiful old Honda bike out for a wash and basking in the sun, and snapped a few pics before chatting with the owner briefly.

    Honda on Two Wheels by jloden, on Flickr

    Then it was on to the diner for some lunch where my wife and I traded portraits and I managed an abstract self portrait ;)

    Abstract Self by jloden, on Flickr

    Then on to the dog park with our pups for some fun and a chance to run.

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    Untitled by jloden, on Flickr

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    DSCF5998 by jloden, on Flickr

    Since I'm taking some photo lessons and we're focusing on flash use, I couldn't resist the chance to play with the X100S built-in flash to override the sun at the park.

    Lesson 3: Using Flash by jloden, on Flickr

    Sunday morning we attended our church, Liquid, and I snapped a few shots of the worship band doing what they do best :thumbup:

    Liquid Band Rocks! by jloden, on Flickr

    And finally my wife took me out for a 'surprise' trip which turned out to be the last covered bridge still left standing in NJ. She even brought out her camera for this trip and I helped her get a few shots of her own :)

    Weekend Outing Pics by jloden, on Flickr

    Weekend Outing Pics by jloden, on Flickr

    Weekend Outing Pics by jloden, on Flickr

    Weekend Outing Pics by jloden, on Flickr

    Weekend Outing Pics by jloden, on Flickr

    We traded portraits again at dinner and I taught my wife how to focus the X100S and work the exposure comp dial. I think she did pretty good for her first time out :)

    Weekend Outing Pics by jloden, on Flickr
  2. taz98spin

    taz98spin FujiXspot Top Veteran

    Feb 1, 2013
    New York, NY
    Digging the abstract self-portrait!
  3. pniev

    pniev FujiXspot Veteran

    May 13, 2013
    Very, very nice. Especially the self-portrait and the band.
    Good to see you had a great time.
  4. NigelL

    NigelL FujiXspot Regular

    May 16, 2013
    That's a very nice collection of images, I particularly like the 2nd doggy shot (great eyes and expression), and the fine detail of the lily - good work :)

  5. Christilou

    Christilou FujiXspot Veteran

    Feb 1, 2013
    Some beautiful shots here, I like the subdued colour palette in the coloured ones. Th bridge look like the one in the film The Bridges of Madison County, Clint and Meryl :)
  6. Penfan2010

    Penfan2010 FujiXspot Veteran

    Feb 1, 2013
    Central-ish NJ
    The door and flower are my favorites.
  7. donlaw

    donlaw FujiXspot Regular

    Feb 9, 2013
    Very cool images and nice story of the weekend. Like the bridge photos a lot!
  8. jloden

    jloden FujiXspot Top Veteran

    Mar 9, 2013
    Hunterdon County, NJ
    Thanks all :)
  9. bilzmale

    bilzmale FujiXspot Veteran

    Feb 3, 2013
    Perth, Western Australia
    A good weekend's work.