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Summer in Vermont

We spent the first week of August in Burlington, VT for our family vacation. I was worried about the summer heat, but we got lucky and the weather was perfect. We spent our mornings hiking, kayaking, and biking, taking advantage of the cool lake breeze. Afternoons were spent having lunch outside, topped off with the occasional maple creemee and a well deserved pint for me.

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FujifilM X100V – In Bloom

The X100V delivers some great colors when photographing flowers and plants. It has a pretty decent close focus distance of about 4 inches / 10cm. The 26mp sensor has some room to crop if you want to get in a bit closer. I purchased some cheap old Tiffen close up filters from keh.com, and I’ll do a post about how useful they are down the road.

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FUJIFILM X100V – First Steps

It’s hard to talk about the X100V and other Fujifilm cameras, and not talk about film.

Essaouira, Morocco 2000
Essaouira, Morocco 2000. Taken with Nikon D60

Over the years in the 90’s and early 2000’s, I shot with various negative films from Kodak and Fujifilm, not really with any intention besides picking the ISO rating and color vs. B&W. I paid a local lab to develop it, and occasionally would get pictures blown up to hang on a wall.

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