New Camera for riding.

Discussion in 'Ride Reports' started by splat, Jan 13, 2008.

  1. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Well The point and shoots I use for taking pictures while riding , take a severe beating, So on a regular basis I need to replace mine. so this is my latest $30 ebay special an HP 435 3.1 mp.

    I went with Ocron and a a couple of others down to Otis

    The pictures are so so , I am going to have to fiddle with the settings








    this one does take video.





    oh and here is the GPS track of the ride we did

     

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  2. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Learn the camera quick, those pics suck.

    Similar route to what I rode while there?
     
  3. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Those are sub par for splaticus ride pics. But thanks for sharing nonetheless.
     
  4. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    I know

    and those are the better ones!!!

    Route is very similar , some differences basically because I was doing it from memory not from DR the human GPS
     
  5. deadatbirth

    deadatbirth Monkey

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    i guess you get what you paid for.
     
  6. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Well I guess I need to RTFM .
     
  7. deadatbirth

    deadatbirth Monkey

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    rtfm? read the fing manual?
     
  8. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Yep :D
     
  9. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Those pics certainly would have been better if they were of me.
     
  10. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Yes your right, so get your ass up here and pedal!!!:D
     
  11. Ocron

    Ocron Chimp

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    Real fun ride today. Who knew there were actual climbs on the cape? Thanks for leading the way. Now go rtfm... :D
     
  12. MtnBikerChk

    MtnBikerChk Squeaky Wheel

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    LMAO!

    Agreed :)
     
  13. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    Yes, I know feel dizzy :)
     
  14. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    not dissing at all but those pictures do suck - learn the setting I'm sure they will get better
     
  15. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    :stupid: :D At least pan, so the background is blurred instead of the riders.
     
  16. Simpsonna

    Simpsonna Chimp

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    I got an Olympus SW 770 and it is pretty great if your rough on your equipment. It's a 7.1 meg with 3x optical zoom and image stabilization. It's water proof to 33ft, shock proof (droppable 5ft to pavement), crush proof to 220lbs and can work in 14deg weather. It's pretty impossible to tear up. Yeah it's not $30 it's more like $300 but it's defiantly worth it. I had it in my pocket one day while goofin' around on a bunch of rocks and I fell on the camera pretty hard. I has a nice little dent on it now but it didn't hurt it's performance a bit (still water proof and such) It takes pretty good pictures as well especially for outdoor pic's. It takes decent sized video and has sport mode so your MTB pictures won't blur so bad. I'm a photographer on the side and it is a great camera. My only complaint is that it dosen't to to hot with the flash indoors but for riding or anything outside it's amazing!

    Just my two cents.
     

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    nelsonjm Monkey

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    Fuzzy pictures like those are how bigfoot was created.
     
  18. sthrnfat

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    Picked up a digital hero wrist camera. Shoots stills and videos. Not too bad. Mount it to the bars to catch your ride in action. You can also get a helmet mount from them

    Waterproof wristcam was first made for surfers so you can wear it while surfing and catch the action.

    http://www.goprocamera.com/