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Old 11-04-2016   #41
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Tumwater Falls 2016
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A place not far, a nice place to visit. I usually visit several times during the fall to watch the Salmon swim upstream, leap the falls, some native fish, many return to the hatchery. And after heavy rains the river rises and becomes very interesting.

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Old 11-05-2016   #42
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18mm, f2.8, 1/30th sec, ISO 1000 on X-A1


22.3mm, f3.2, 1/30th sec, ISO 640 on X-A1
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A few frames later

Nice to see this thread alive!

Tajart, the concrete ledge on this second one adds depth/perspective to the image. Very nice!

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Old 11-05-2016   #44
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thanks DwF,
the 1st one is more graphic and the space is more contained, and could have been emphasized more with cropping the top edge.
i'm just getting to know this lens, coming from the 16-50 which has a lot to offer in a small package, but not quite as much as the 18-55.
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Falls 2016
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another visit to Tumwater Falls to play with images of moving water on an overcast day.

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Old 12-04-2016   #46
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Lighted Boat Parade 2016
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Great shots here guys. Hoping to add this lens to my kit when I can find a bargain.
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My 18-55mm was in the classifieds but I'm sending it back to the dealers just today, with the X-T1 in Graphite Silver.

Wasn't bonding with it, the differences between the A7 and X-T1 interfaces kept confusing me and the X-T1 left the house only a few times...

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Old 12-25-2016   #49
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Solstice Sunrise by Thomas Johnston, on Flickr[/IMG]

I thought I'd use an adapter and Leica glass on this XE-2 but find this lens performs so well that I haven't used adapted glass like I thought I would.
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On the left you can see a glimpse of Mt Baker peaking above the foothills.

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John those are great man! Happy for you in Chile!
The two color images really show nicely
Were those 4 legged beasts Ferral or...???
They look like they are on their own.
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Thanks F16. Yes, they are wild donkeys that were left over from the mining in the country many, many years ago. You can go many miles without seeing another pair of donkeys and I never saw a single donkey just by itself.
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Tahoma Sunrise Shadow
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a few times a year we see the shadow cast from behind and below the mountain, Tahoma, aka Mr. Rainier
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John those images are fantastic. The new years' (?) contrasts quite a bit. Then the three frames of the coned peak.

The Fuji System shipping this lens as kit seems very balanced option, fast and versatile. I even saw refurbished new XE's for little more than the standalone lens.
I prefer m43 stance with IBIS and cheaper lenses BUT the Fujis are a very high quality general use stills cameras. Then there is the slower 16-50? That seems more standard (aperture 4-5.6).


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Thanks Prest_400. I've moved on to the 16-55mm 2.8, so this was my last trip with the 18-55mm. It's pretty good for a kit lens, but the 16-55mm is special.
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Really wonderful images John. Thanks for posting them. I look forward see to what you make happen with the 16-55!

And Tajart, very nice sunrise and also the Maple atop the page here

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Just got the 18-55 yesterday. Hoping to get some shooting done today but weather is awful. Typical when it's my day off.
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Today's visit to a local spot I return to time and again. Recent weather has put the river at flood stage and is the highest I've seen it.


Flood Stage 2017
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Returned again today to observe how the river and falls were behaving. Amazed at how much the water level had dropped in just two days.



Tumwater Falls 2017 by Thomas Johnston, on Flickr



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Really enjoying these landscapes, John. Very nicely done.
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