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09-15-21, 09:22 AM
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Posted By mschwett

nice! very rich colors in the first one. the...

nice! very rich colors in the first one. the RX100 series is very capable and very compact!
09-15-21, 08:11 AM
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Posted By mschwett

iím not sure the camera can even reach any part...

iím not sure the camera can even reach any part of the bicycle while itís attached to me and iím sitting on the bike. the strap is fitted pretty short.

not fail safe, iím sure if i go down hard...
09-13-21, 10:50 PM
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Posted By mschwett

...a few months later, in conclusion. i...

...a few months later, in conclusion.

i really like the blackrapid strap with the z7 and any of a handful of small/light lenses. optimum camera settings are manual exposure at the widest or next...
06-29-21, 11:47 PM
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Posted By mschwett

very dramatic light for this evening's ride. this...

very dramatic light for this evening's ride. this is just about the steepest moment of a big descent (19%!) so i actually stopped for a moment. no way i'm one handing that!
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06-24-21, 12:10 PM
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Posted By mschwett

that first one is fantastic! i think aps-c is a...

that first one is fantastic! i think aps-c is a sweet spot for this kind of use.
06-23-21, 09:13 AM
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Posted By mschwett

quadlock, using the "out front" mount, but...

quadlock, using the "out front" mount, but flipped around so the phone sits right above the stem. very easy to take in and out, super secure even on crazy bump terrain. it does require you use their...
06-22-21, 11:00 PM
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Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

nice. the gm5 is seriously small. how does the...

nice. the gm5 is seriously small. how does the autofocus do while moving fast-ish? itís too bad panasonic never followed up that camera, itís pretty uniquely small for an ILC.
06-22-21, 10:17 PM
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Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

this setup is working pretty well for me now. ...

this setup is working pretty well for me now.

total weight with the FX lens is just a hair over a kg, 1060 with the strap, lens, camera, battery, card. the dx lens drops that by 60g, which is not...
06-21-21, 08:40 AM
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Posted By mschwett

getting this dialed in now. hardly notice the...

getting this dialed in now. hardly notice the camera anymore now that i know to pull the clip on the strap all the way around the back. it sits nicely behind me around the small of my back. i don't...
06-20-21, 08:37 AM
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Posted By mschwett

itís an iphone 12 pro max, running the...

itís an iphone 12 pro max, running the specialized mission control app in those pics. i also use rideWithGPS for navigation if itís a new route, but i generally leave it on mission control (or screen...
06-19-21, 10:41 PM
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Posted By mschwett

the shooting while riding thing with a real...

the shooting while riding thing with a real camera will certainly take some practice - if it's worth doing at all.

today i gave the z7 (with a small collapsible zoom) a try on the blackrapid...
06-17-21, 01:42 PM
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Posted By mschwett

the latest phones are certainly very impressive...

the latest phones are certainly very impressive considering their size. but tiny sensors, tiny fixed lenses, awkward handholding, etc, add up to less than satisfying images for me if iím taking...
06-15-21, 05:30 PM
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Posted By mschwett

i've not yet put my bike in or on my car......

i've not yet put my bike in or on my car... that's a big step into a black hole of much more time consuming rides!! i've been scoping out a couple almost-loops down there that are almost in reach at...
06-15-21, 03:33 PM
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Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

yep. bo-fax to ridgecrest, from SF proper. love...

yep. bo-fax to ridgecrest, from SF proper. love that ride. 57 mi, around 4,000 feet.

stage looks great, i havenít ridden down the peninsula, but i remember driving those roads with the top down in...
06-15-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

nice. i don't think i'll try and change lenses...

nice. i don't think i'll try and change lenses while riding, but i do it while walking/hiking/climbing all the time. i swing my shoulder bag out front to catch any dropped caps. that's one reason i...
06-15-21, 10:40 AM
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Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

intellectually i know that black bears are...

intellectually i know that black bears are avoidant. but the handful of pixels of that guy's face says to me "DINNER" !!
06-15-21, 09:24 AM
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Posted By mschwett

little!!! i'd be scared shitless.

little!!! i'd be scared shitless.
06-15-21, 09:24 AM
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Posted By mschwett

that position sounds ideal to me, low on the back...

that position sounds ideal to me, low on the back while riding, but i'd like to reach around and grab to shoot, thus the strap. i'd also like the camera to be permanently attached to the strap, so if...
06-15-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

i'm sure that's true. and it's a little hard for...

i'm sure that's true. and it's a little hard for me to share riding photos when they're so much less carefully composed, planned, shot than my "real" photography. but there's something satisfying...
06-15-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

No, I ride to ride. But I love to shoot, and...

No, I ride to ride. But I love to shoot, and document beautiful places... as Phil_gretz notes, I may find the two are a little suboptimal when combined, but we'll see!
06-15-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

I could see myself feeling this way eventually,...

I could see myself feeling this way eventually, but I want to give it a try. I don't get many opportunities to be out solo for hours on a time, or I'd certainly set aside time for both!
06-14-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

maybe worth revisiting something like the GX850....

maybe worth revisiting something like the GX850. i was never thrilled by the image quality, aspect ratio, and body design of the m4/3 cameras i shot years ago. presumably the image quality is a step...
06-14-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

lots of interesting options! thanks to all for...

lots of interesting options! thanks to all for the input.

i hadnít really considered a 1Ē zoom compact, like the g9x or rx100. a big zoom range would certainly be useful, and theyíre small and...
06-14-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

thanks for the thoughts! i had an x-e2 and then...

thanks for the thoughts! i had an x-e2 and then one of the x-a cameras, because i thought maybe the x-trans sensor was what kept annoying me. it was, but the x-a just wasnít that special compared to...
06-14-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,337
Posted By mschwett

Camera for shooting and riding, and stopping and shooting

I'm pretty new to cycling, but been a mostly amateur photographer / enthusiast for decades.

I have my iPhone on a quad lock, and pull it off the bars and take pictures occasionally when riding...
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