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Party on the Trail
Last day of hiking the Camino de Santiago. Santiago, here we come!
Lost on the Camino…
Portos to O Pedrouzo
Can’t find the address of your hidden pension? Just ask at a local bar because they will be watching for YOU!
Camino Crowds Means Good People Everywhere!
Camino day 7 & 8: Sarria to Portos, Spain.
Teenagers take our beds!
The day started with confidence as we assured ourselves that we we will have no problem obtaining beds at the the Monastery of San Xulián de Samo, an active Benedictine monastery in Samos, Galicia, Spain. Upon striking up a conversation with a teenage pilgrim, we discover that the group of 100 or so teenagers passing by are taking ALL of the beds in Samos and more. Plan B is immediately put into action and we start hiking to Sarria. The plus side of Plan B is having son-in-law Tony join us in Sarria today rather than meeting up with him tomorrow.
“Life is 10% of what you experience and 90% of how you respond to it.” Dorothy M. Neddermeyer
2022 Camino Day 3 & 4: Double the Prize.
2022 Camino Frances days 3 & 4
2022 Camino Frances Day 2: Where there’s a will there’s a way.
Second video in a series documenting our experiences hiking the Camino Frances in July 2022.
Southwest MN Corn Harvest at Sunset
In spite of strong wind with gusts up to 30+ mph, the DJI Mini 2 drone was able to capture this Southwest Minnesota corn harvest in action. Manual setting ISO 100/2.8 /1/500. My heart stopped a couple of times when gusts of wind severely tilted the drone but I felt great relief when it quickly recovered. The sky image was captured with a Canon Mark 3 later that same evening. Composite image edited with Photoshop and Topaz.
Bird’s Eye View: Gary, South Dakota 150th
Passed my drone license test so here we go… DJI drone image featuring the Gary, South Dakota 150th Celebration Fire Fights.
Camino Finisterre: The End of the World
Here is the link to my YouTube playlist which consists of three videos culminating our Camino experience as we tackled the Camino Finisterre. Buen Camino!
This was my first experience editing with Final Cut Pro and I see many YouTube tutorials in my future. Experience with Imovie was helpful but I have a long ways to go to be considered proficient in Final Cut Pro. Audio voice-overs were recorded with a H1N1 recorder.
The tiny, lightweight DJI Pocket 2 is a great travel camera. I brought along the ND filters but didn’t use them as I stuck to auto settings since the lens wouldn’t go in the case when I shut the camera off with a filter on. The filters were also too fiddly when switching back and forth for quick shots and I was afraid of losing or damaging them. Oh well, another time.
Much to my dismay, the filters seem to have been lost in transit so I guess there won’t be another time. Oh, well… things happen.