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Wisemans Ferry

Wisemans Ferry locates at 60km north-west of the Sydney CBD. It is the popular destination for bush walking, cycling, mountain biking and picnics. Fair bit of driving from Sydney but it was such a nice place to get relaxed and spend time with families and friends.

After some food and drinks I took a small walk to the ferry station by myself and X100 only.

"Get It On!"
When I was taking this photo, I wasn't quite sure what's his facial expression meant. At the end he turned out to be a very kind man whom I had a pleasant conversation with. Wish I didn't rush too much and got the focus right. Also as he was facing the sun on his back, I had to compensate the exposure quite bit to get his face clear.

"Ready To Go"
The road here is beloved by many cyclists and bikies, it's not hard to understand why there are so many of them on the ferry. At least while we are all stuck on the ferry they don't move so it's easy for me to get some shots.
Two ferries operates 24/7 for free, continuously crossing each other while carrying passengers and auto mobiles.

They were the tourists from Europe as they sounded like French to me but not 100% sure. Now I know that either direction you take it's way to far to get to the next tourist attraction on foot. You got to drive around here.

Waiting to go back to where I came from.

There are bikers again, but this time they are moving and the shade from the tree made to harder to get the shot correct. I should have locked my focus point and shutter speed prior to their landing, but still stupid enough to try with the auto focusing with X100. And those bikers didn't really wait :)

Again another lesson for myself. Predict the situation and plan your composition early and make yourself ready for the moment. In fact I had enough time to be prepared if I knew it better. Next time would be better, next time.

All the images were published under the "Creative Commons" licence.


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One thing I always wanted to do well is a water sport which I can't do at all. Watching people enjoying themselves on the continuous waves from the ocean makes me smile and slightly jealous at the same time.

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