GoPro in Montauk

The last of the vacation pictures! Definitely didn’t take as many this year…

I know I mentioned that red band in the sky right before sunrise. When my camera refused to turn on… (By the way, said camera is acting like nothing ever happened now.) I took a picture with my GoPro so I would at least have one. The colors aren’t quite right and since I get JPG pictures from that camera, I’m not quite as good at editing it (I usually edit the raw image). But it still gives an idea of what I saw.

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I brought the GoPro for beach pictures but it ended up being fun in the pool as well. I handed it over to the girls one day when they wanted to stay in the pool but had run out of games. They struggled a little. The thing is, as you take the camera in and out of the water, the transition sometimes acts like a swipe on the screen. So they would have it set to photography but it would switch itself to filming. But they each got one fun picture.

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The next time we were in the pool, I gave it a try too. But the girls had new body boards so they wouldn’t jump for me. Still, I enjoyed being able to take pictures from the pool. Would love to try again when we get to a pool again someday.

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Then, of course, I took some beach pictures. The waves were much stronger in Montauk than in Queens. There was no way I could wear my sunglasses so I was squinting a lot and couldn’t quite see what I was doing. I also had a few issues with water on the lens messing with images.

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I stopped trying to get pictures pretty fast because the waves were seriously knocking me around. The last time I went, I got hit by a huge wave and ended up with a scraped up thigh. Still, I look forward to more practice. I just love this new point of view.

Creative mommy at home to two wonderful little girls, trying to juggle family, sewing, exercise, family, knitting, photography, and did I mention family?

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