Full Throttle Touring - 150 through the Rocket City

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by klaviator, Dec 29, 2010.

  1. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    I don't miss flying. I do miss some of the views I sometimes got. I saw a lot of spectacular light shows when there were T storms around and I got to see some great sunrises. I never saw any sunsets because I always took off way after sunset. If I was still working I'd be sleeping right now and my alarm clock would jolt me awake in about 25 minutes......No thanks.

    I would have been sleeping instead of out riding a little while ago. I decided I have been neglecting the Versys so I took it for a ride.

    Cools clouds. The potential for a spectacular sunset was there.

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    A train came by and made me think of @popscycle . It wasn't close enough for really good pics but I did have my Sony with its 50x zoom.

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    Unfortunately the clouds were in the wrong place tonight. The sunset was nothing special.

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    All of these pics except the two of the train were taken with my Olympus camera. It's not that I didn't take a bunch of pics with the Sony but the Olympus despite not having much of a zoom just takes better pics.

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  2. JRowland

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    The Olympus pictures have better color. I'd bet you can make the Sony do the same thing. I'm far from an expert, I use an iPhone lol. Nice pics, taking them is the important part, and sharing :-)
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  3. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    Maybe I could but I haven't figured it out yet. Most of the time I don't even bring the Sony along. When I do I still end up mostly posting pics taken with the Olympus. The Olympus is way more convenient to use and as you mentioned it shows the colors better.

    Here's a pic I forgot to post. Very interesting clouds.

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    Here's some I took with the Sony. I had to do a lot of processing to make these look the way they do.

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  4. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer Supporter

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    I'm all packed up and ready to hit the road by 7 tomorrow morning:rayof I'll be back six days later. I'll post a few phone pics but the ride report will be done after I return.

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    Dirt Road Cowboy I aim to misbehave.

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    I know you'll have fun while out... looking fwd to the pics afterwards...