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Collection: Nov 2009 Side Challenge
Camera: Sony DSLR-A700
Lens: Lensbaby 2.0
Date: Nov 5, 2009
Galleries: Rural, Lensbaby
Date Uploaded: Nov 6, 2009

Viewed: 220
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)

Have you ever tried taking a photo, while driving, with a Lensbaby mounted? Let me tell you, it's not easy. :-)

The sunset on the way home from work was enticing me. I tried a few handheld shots going down the interstate, but gave up after deciding driving with your knees at 70mph probably wasn't the smartest thing I've ever done. :-P

So, I hurried to an exit, went down a side road, and grabbed this shot out the side window. Metering was tricky as the sun (what little was left of it) was forcing the sky and foreground to go dark. Spot metered on the grass using AEL and bumped the ev back up one notch.

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11/15/2009 01:24:19 PM
It's funny, but this LB-while-driving thing is strangely infectious - I haven't had the time before now to really look at recent submissions for this side challenge, and now you're the second LB-while-driving photog I've come across. Two days after you took this, I found myself on a 6 hour trip to Ohio and attempted the same thing (though as a passenger), no idea this was going on with others in the challenge. I'm thinking of alerting the CDC.
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11/09/2009 11:51:59 PM
Great shot, love the color!
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11/06/2009 06:43:24 PM
This was worth stopping for! The point of view through the fence is perfect.
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11/06/2009 04:51:23 PM
Ha! Lensbaby drivers are spreading! Well worth it though as you got a great shot in the end. I like the simple composition.
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11/06/2009 03:20:15 PM
Heh! Yeah, I've been shooting the Lensbaby out the window, too. We really do need to pay attention to our driving, though!!
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11/06/2009 02:24:28 PM
Aaahh, what photographers do for their art.
Like the composition with the fence post on either side. Nice dream feel to the image.

Comment by glad2badad:
errr...hum! I've already seen this. Where's the new stuff? C'mon, get with the program would ya. :-D

I'll try to get out this weekend [but I make no promises :) ]. Rain and storms in the forecast all week end...
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11/06/2009 01:41:57 PM
way cool, I had to laugh at your story that's kind of like texting while driving :~)
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