All Aboard! (X100S)

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BrianKraft
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All Aboard! (X100S)
Dec 22, 2013

Howdy folks!

It's been a bit since I've posted here. I've been lurking here and there as time allows, but I've been busy with my wedding season and so personal photography has been a bit lacking. Now that we're into the holidays, my wife "forced" us to take a 2 day trip. I don't mind some great travel, of course, but it's hard when I'm still pretty busy around the holidays. Anyway... I took my X100S along on a train trip through part of Colorado, between Denver and Glenwood Springs. We've never ridden the train, so just the getting there and back was as much an adventure as being there!

Some of you may enjoy, so feel free to take a peek at our fun little adventure. All aboard!

http://www.briankraft.com/Blog/personal/colorado-travel-photography-x100s/

Happy holidays, all!

-Brian

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 22, 2013

excellent stuff Brian, I feel like I shared the trip with you....very nice.

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 22, 2013

Wow, great work. Lovely.

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 22, 2013

Great stuff.

You must have enjoyed that with your family.

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Cheers Mike

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Wow great shots

but damn you lol, I have a x-pro1 35mm but still lust for a x100s, now your rubbing it in even more hahaha.

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Wow! Great images and very nice pp. VSCO? Which film?

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BrianKraft wrote:

Howdy folks!

It's been a bit since I've posted here. I've been lurking here and there as time allows, but I've been busy with my wedding season and so personal photography has been a bit lacking. Now that we're into the holidays, my wife "forced" us to take a 2 day trip. I don't mind some great travel, of course, but it's hard when I'm still pretty busy around the holidays. Anyway... I took my X100S along on a train trip through part of Colorado, between Denver and Glenwood Springs. We've never ridden the train, so just the getting there and back was as much an adventure as being there!

Some of you may enjoy, so feel free to take a peek at our fun little adventure. All aboard!

http://www.briankraft.com/Blog/personal/colorado-travel-photography-x100s/

Happy holidays, all!

-Brian

You remain one of my favorites, from your shots to your post. By the way, your little one is absolutely adorable.

Gorgeous work Brian.

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Joachim Gerstl wrote:

Wow! Great images and very nice pp. VSCO? Which film?

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Thanks to all for the nice comments.

It's not VSCO. I just manually edit them in Lightroom.

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 22, 2013

Nice Vacation Brian,

I really liked the night hot spring pics & the old man with the 'Blad'

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BrianKraft wrote:

Howdy folks!

It's been a bit since I've posted here. I've been lurking here and there as time allows, but I've been busy with my wedding season and so personal photography has been a bit lacking. Now that we're into the holidays, my wife "forced" us to take a 2 day trip. I don't mind some great travel, of course, but it's hard when I'm still pretty busy around the holidays. Anyway... I took my X100S along on a train trip through part of Colorado, between Denver and Glenwood Springs. We've never ridden the train, so just the getting there and back was as much an adventure as being there!

Some of you may enjoy, so feel free to take a peek at our fun little adventure. All aboard!

http://www.briankraft.com/Blog/personal/colorado-travel-photography-x100s/

Happy holidays, all!

-Brian

Yo are a maniac with a camera. Lively and beautiful pictures! It almost feels as if the viewer is on the trip together with you.

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 22, 2013

Hi Brian,

Absolutely awesome. Love the order of the pics. They tell the story well. Wow i m inspired again! Love how you played with near and distant subjects like the pic with distant mountain thru glass window on one half and light glowing inside window the other half.

Just one question. What film or PP settings did you use to get that consistent lovely brownish tint to all your photos?

ThachLy

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Brian,

Your compositions and PP is magical!

Now you reminded me to sign up for an LR course in 2014...;-)

Thanks for sharing your journey.

Merry Christmas!

Luego

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 23, 2013

Those look great! Definitely tells a story. I especially like the way you took the shot of the stairs.

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In reply to Wakefan, Dec 23, 2013

my x100s must be defective, as it doesnt take photos anywhere near as good as these .......................

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 23, 2013

Thanks for taking me on your trip! Beautiful shots. I used to work for Amtrak on the east coast and have never been in the hi-rise cars as they won't fit under the overpasses in the eastern US. Didn't see any dining car pictures??

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Jim Cook wrote:

Thanks for taking me on your trip! Beautiful shots. I used to work for Amtrak on the east coast and have never been in the hi-rise cars as they won't fit under the overpasses in the eastern US. Didn't see any dining car pictures??

I spent a little time in the dining car, but not very much. I only took a couple of photos while there, but only one made the cut (the one towards the end--of me as a shadowed reflection). It was very nice, but I mainly stayed with my wife and daughter near our seats, as we were camped out with all our stuff.

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In reply to BrianKraft, Dec 23, 2013

Nice to see a post dedicated to the art and skill of the photographic eye.  Even more special it is done with a Fuji.

Thanks for a beautiful travelogue.

Bob

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Bobtheamateur wrote:

Nice to see a post dedicated to the art and skill of the photographic eye. Even more special it is done with a Fuji.

Thanks for a beautiful travelogue.

Bob

Thanks, Bob! That's a very nice sentiment. I really appreciate it.

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Fantastic set of shots.

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Wonderful shots!

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