Busy Weekend with the Fuji Family ;)

jloden

All-Pro
Jun 30, 2012
Jay
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 :thumbsup:


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
 

pniev

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

NigelL

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 :)

Nigel
 

christilou

Legend
Jul 13, 2010
Sunny Frimley
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 :)
 

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