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Old 06-23-2012, 12:42 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by espacef1fan View Post
Are you just using a normal camera hanging from your neck and snapping shots by hand? Ive though of it but wasnt sure how good they would come out.
Yes, it's a regular old Nikon 12MP point and shoot. And I am by no means an expert on this.
The Camera is actually tethered to a D ring on my tank bag so there is no way to lose it. .
Here's my personal procedure: (yours will probably differ)
  • On a straight stretch, set throttle lock
  • Remove camera from case (also tethered to tank bag)
  • Turn camera on
  • Damn gloves!
  • Turn camera on again
  • Hold camera low and hit the button with my thumb
  • When I'm not shooting it just lays against my left leg
  • Take a LOT of photos
While they should come out like this:

Or this:

Often I get stuff like this:

Or even this:

Or this:


I just keep taking 'em. About one out of four are worth saving. (I have very low standards though )

8trackmind screwed with this post 06-23-2012 at 12:45 PM Reason: Doh!
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