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    Self timer passion! Post 'em up!

    Something like 90% of the time I ride alone, and ride in some pretty scenic areas. A lot of times I'll see a great view and think "all that needs is for a rider to be in the picture". So, quite often, and with varied levels of success, this will involve rigging up the self timer and trying to catch an "action" shot, (opposed to standing and posing shot). Anybody else do this? Post them up! Any hints or ideas too.

    Here are a few of mine:
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    Tried it once

    I tried it once, at the Grand Canyon. I recognize the North Umpqua trail in your second photo.

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    i've tried...


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    I'm a little embarassed to admit how many of these I've taken. I used to attempt it a lot but don't have the patience for it as much lately.

    Here's a couple.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/19516547@N04/2582527185/" title="Mt. Moriah 030 by kentsaundra, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3076/2582527185_e5ffac2ac0_o.jpg" width="900" height="675" alt="Mt. Moriah 030"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/19516547@N04/3159411216/" title="StGeorgeLV 036ce by kentsaundra, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3205/3159411216_e4cd7c7f5d_o.jpg" width="863" height="674" alt="StGeorgeLV 036ce"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/19516547@N04/3460613571/" title="Spring break 09 031 by kentsaundra, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3496/3460613571_e08b6a7e83_o.jpg" width="899" height="553" alt="Spring break 09 031"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/19516547@N04/4391893616/" title="512 by kentsaundra, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4006/4391893616_7ebddde814_o.jpg" width="900" height="675" alt="512"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/19516547@N04/5030741247/" title="El Guapo 053 by kentsaundra, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4128/5030741247_ce9581b5b7_o.jpg" width="900" height="675" alt="El Guapo 053"></a>
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    best ive done in 10sec

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    Wow, there is some great work there guys. I know about not having the patience to do it, why does it seem that the best/flowiest/sections of the trails are often where you want to take the shot? Or, more often, there isn't a suitable rock/tree/shrub to stick the camera on.

    Anyway, keep them coming!
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyspoke View Post
    Wow, there is some great work there guys. I know about not having the patience to do it, why does it seem that the best/flowiest/sections of the trails are often where you want to take the shot? Or, more often, there isn't a suitable rock/tree/shrub to stick the camera on.

    Anyway, keep them coming!
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    Sometimes you get lucky;



    A more recent one;


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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidR1 View Post
    I have been thinking of getting one of these: http://joby.com/gorillapod
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    Quote Originally Posted by scrublover View Post
    Quietly backs away...
    Come on scrub... show us some of your stuff. IIRC you've posted some pretty good Tim R shots in the past. Or are you ashamed to admit you've dabbled in this narcissistic behavior....

    ok..ok.. if you won't post one of your's, I will.
    I think this one was a timer shot. Pretty impressive.
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    Damn, i love the creativity on some of the self shot pics...got me wondering how they were done.

    I've only attempted this once and i even did a report on it awhile back. Given that my point and shoot only has a 10 second buffer, needless to say it made things a little bit interesting.


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    Quote Originally Posted by KRob View Post
    Come on scrub... show us some of your stuff. IIRC you've posted some pretty good Tim R shots in the past. Or are you ashamed to admit you've dabbled in this narcissistic behavior....

    ok..ok.. if you won't post one of your's, I will.
    I think this one was a timer shot. Pretty impressive.
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    Some great photos here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikedeber View Post
    Awesome shot.

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    Good work guys, this has inspired me to try this forsure as i ride alone quite often aswell, the quality of some of those pics looks great, im assuming a little more than your average point and shoot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben_M View Post
    Some great photos here.

    Pre-work dawn ride, the sun has just come up. I dont have any tips, just keep trying until you get a good one

    Where is that?

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    Self timer action shots - a true test of your patience!


    My camera takes up to 9 sequential shots with the self timer, even with that this one took me about a dozen attempts (and I'm still making a funny face :P )

    Another way to use the self timer:



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    I've been thinking about this and have a few questions about equipment and setup for the photos.

    Do most of you carry a Gorilla Pod (or similar)? Or, do you pack in a small tripod of some sort?

    I've been looking for a camera that would take a succession of photos. Not just one photo after X number of seconds. Has anyone seen such a camera? There's a "Gorillacam" iPhone software (free) that can do this. But, I don't think the camera on my 3GS is really all that good. This might be a good option if I ever upgrade, though.

    I do have a Cannon HD camcorder. I thought about bringing it along and capturing 1080p video. I could then look through the recording and extract any frames I thought were worthy. Has anyone done this?

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    I have a little Gorillapodesque tripod, only smaller. It serves its purpose adequately and is less bulky so it fits in my tailpack with all the rest of the stuff there. Not sure where it came from now, maybe Target?
    It is difficult to get decently timed action shots, in this one, it looks like I might be about to get some air, but if you look closely, my left foot is on the ground!


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    Quote Originally Posted by marpilli View Post
    I've been thinking about this and have a few questions about equipment and setup for the photos.

    Do most of you carry a Gorilla Pod (or similar)? Or, do you pack in a small tripod of some sort?

    I've been looking for a camera that would take a succession of photos. Not just one photo after X number of seconds. Has anyone seen such a camera? There's a "Gorillacam" iPhone software (free) that can do this. But, I don't think the camera on my 3GS is really all that good. This might be a good option if I ever upgrade, though.

    I do have a Cannon HD camcorder. I thought about bringing it along and capturing 1080p video. I could then look through the recording and extract any frames I thought were worthy. Has anyone done this?
    I've used a few different canon point and shoots. They all have had the option to set the delay on the self timer up to 30 seconds, and take up to 10 pictures (about 1 second apart) when the self timer goes off. I've used a gorilla pod, stacked rocks, etc to "mount" the camera
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyspoke View Post
    I've used a few different canon point and shoots. They all have had the option to set the delay on the self timer up to 30 seconds, and take up to 10 pictures (about 1 second apart) when the self timer goes off. I've used a gorilla pod, stacked rocks, etc to "mount" the camera
    Good information on the Canon cameras. I went googleing and found out about the CHDK project that can add features to the PowerShot series.

    I'll start keeping an eye on craigslist and find a used compatible PowerShot to tinker with. Neat stuff!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bridger View Post
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    hey i never thought of doing a self timer action shot. i must try this.

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    Cool thread, and good to see the aussies are doing their bit. lelebebbel are your trails up on the hill behind a university or something? I rode those trails once. Great tracks that have carved out of the hillside, and some ricketty bridges when I was there a long time ago...
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    Ok, I'll play:







    Canon EOS Rebel Xsi that has a timer and will take multiple shots, very helpful with the self timer shots!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockerc View Post
    ...but if you look closely, my left foot is on the ground!

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    Those turned out pretty nice Screampint. My last point and shoot had a 2 shot, 10 sec/ 16 second timer. The first pic would always have me getting on the bike and the second pic would catch the tail end of my bike as I rode by. Pretty frustrating and time consuming, I think I lost patience with self-photography on the last try. I might try and dig up the 2 or 3 that didn't look horrible.

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    Sick pix yall

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    Excellent shots! I'm going to have to try some.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgltrak View Post
    I'm not very good at it.
    Oh, believe me. We've all got a ton of those. One time I was trying to get a shot of me doing this steep roller at Gooseberry. There was a perfect rock for a tripod, the entrance was smooth so it wasn't difficult getting mounted and rolling, but danged it I could capture myself on the slope. I think I tried ten times without getting one shot with me even in the picture! D'Oh.

    It can be frustrating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evil Patrick View Post
    Like it is 90% of the time you're out there on the trails?

    Only when I try and keep up with you oh evil one...

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    I think I spend most of my time deleting pics like this:





    Some more that made the cut:




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    Here is one I took with my GoPro.

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    wow, i want to go there, great shot in an awesome looking place. I spot lots of lines in that bowl.

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    I've got a few, my camera has a 30 second timer delay then I can set it to take 10 pictures at about 1 second intervals. By having it snap 10 shots I get some good ones sometimes. Here's my best one (edited so you can see several of the images!)

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/33175822@N06/3370461279/" title="Swansea Drop copy by Ice Cream Jay, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3426/3370461279_7510582738_b.jpg" width="1024" height="768" alt="Swansea Drop copy"></a>



    And this one is less impressive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hud View Post
    Cool thread, and good to see the aussies are doing their bit. lelebebbel are your trails up on the hill behind a university or something? I rode those trails once. Great tracks that have carved out of the hillside, and some ricketty bridges when I was there a long time ago...
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    So things got a little crazy for a while and now we're into the short days and long nights, I've been trying to do self timer *night* shots with mixed success (lots of failures for a few keepers) Here's a few:

    First with flash
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    "pose" shot
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    trying to trackstand
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    a little artsy?
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    What's everyone else been doing?
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    Love the ego posts.....

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    Sweet pics guys

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    Got to ride some of these places before I die man

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    Here's my feeble attempt from a while back using a TZ5 with 10 second timer. Really frustrating! Impressed with the quality of the above pics!
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    nother one

    took 10 takes to get this one
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    I used to do a lot of them, but haven't take the time to do them in a while. Here's a few - some taken with my phone and all taken with a 10 second timer, one shot (challenging!).








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    Oh, I have lots of these! I have a Canon, which as mentioned makes it easy to set the delay, and take up to 10 sequential shots. That greatly improves the chances of getting a shot with myself where I want to be in the frame.

    I use a mini telescopic tripod like this: mini tripod SYTR-033 products, buy mini tripod SYTR-033 products from alibaba.com

    Here are some shots.









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    [QUOTE=icecreamjay;8317085]I've got a few, my camera has a 30 second timer delay then I can set it to take 10 pictures at about 1 second intervals. By having it snap 10 shots I get some good ones sometimes. Here's my best one (edited so you can see several of the images!)

    icecreamjay,
    That's a cool pic. How did you merge the pics? Photoshop, something simpler?

    Here's my contribution. gorilla pod, canon s95 (30 sec delay, 5 consecutive shots). Took 3 or 4 tries to get lucky and catch me airborne.



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    Wow, pretty cool shots. Lots of work, especially where the camera appears to be set far away. I certainly don't have the patience to try this, nor am I inclined to take our expensive camera out on the trail with me (my wife would kill me if I hurt it!). Maybe the cell phone camera would work?

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    The best tool for this is a camera with a true time-lapse feature. That way you can have a short time between shots and it can shoot until the card is full, battery dies, or you stop it. Do your run/trick/whatever a bunch of times in a row, and you'll more than likely capture the shot you want.

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    Has anyone used their cell phone to capture 720p or 1080p video of an action and then just extract the frames they wanted? Or, does that end up looking like crud?

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    Those are some great shots above. I'm using a Canon Elph and the configurable self timer. The images can be compiled into an animated .gif:


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    Quote Originally Posted by marpilli View Post
    Has anyone used their cell phone to capture 720p or 1080p video of an action and then just extract the frames they wanted? Or, does that end up looking like crud?
    This is a screen cap from a GoPro video shot in 960-48. Don't know if phone quality would be similar?
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    Quote Originally Posted by thomasbien View Post
    Those are some great shots above. I'm using a Canon Elph and the configurable self timer. The images can be compiled into an animated .gif:

    That's cool, I'll have to try that. Any specific program recommendations?
    I'm looking forward to regretting this.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgltrak View Post
    This is a screen cap from a GoPro video shot in 960-48. Don't know if phone quality would be similar?
    You can get ok frames from GoPro footage, but it won't be nearly as good as a shot from a decent still camera, unfortunately. By the way, the GoPro does have a legit time-lapse feature (down to 1 shot every 1/2 sec) and the stills from that would be better than extracting frames from video. Also the new Hero2 has a 10 frames in 1 sec burst mode at 11mp which I look forward to trying with mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thomasbien View Post
    Those are some great shots above. I'm using a Canon Elph and the configurable self timer. The images can be compiled into an animated .gif:

    It's sad that I can't do that with my 40D. Reminds me of Christmas when we gathered around for a family photo. We wanted everyone in the picture, we had my 40D and my nephews 5D and neither one of us could figure out how to activate the self timers. Probably 5K worth of cameras and lenses in the room, and my daughter stuck her iPhone next to them and got the only picture with everyone in it. I now know how to turn on the self timer, but it sure isn't intuitive. And the 40D can't do self timer bursts.

    The only time I tried self timing on the trails I got a nice shot of me swinging my leg over the bike.

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    That's cool, I'll have to try that. Any specific program recommendations?
    I'm not sure I want to call this a recommendation, but I'm using Adobe Image Ready that came with Photoshop 7. Yes, I'm still using Photoshop 7 from 2003, but it has always gotten the job done for me.

    Google something like "how to create animated gif" and you can find some options. Looks like there are some web sites that create the gif files from your uploaded images. I've never tried this myself.

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    ... and if we just ...

    My self timers

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    I think I can dig up a few old ones. I gave up awhile ago.

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671328049/" title="owens loop1mid by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7160/6671328049_8780f6331f_z.jpg" width="640" height="403" alt="owens loop1mid"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671319535/" title="IMG_5609 web ready by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6671319535_432faac344_z.jpg" width="640" height="438" alt="IMG_5609 web ready"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671319365/" title="IMG_4127web by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7021/6671319365_3132061864_z.jpg" width="454" height="640" alt="IMG_4127web"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671319041/" title="IMG_4003web by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7141/6671319041_e1f6808708_z.jpg" width="640" height="413" alt="IMG_4003web"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671318497/" title="IMG_3174web by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7164/6671318497_fc95468d3a_z.jpg" width="461" height="640" alt="IMG_3174web"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671318145/" title="IMG_2140-1 by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7153/6671318145_73ec9a32f0_z.jpg" width="441" height="640" alt="IMG_2140-1"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671316833/" title="IMG_2184-1 by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7152/6671316833_4bf9571140_z.jpg" width="427" height="640" alt="IMG_2184-1"></a>

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/65840467@N08/6671316045/" title="dino cliffs 4 by shermmeink, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7015/6671316045_e7d6fff513_z.jpg" width="640" height="393" alt="dino cliffs 4"></a>

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    This is probably the best one I've done. Pretty good for a 10 second self timer, if you ask me.


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    Nice. I took one a few years ago in the same spot, but I like yours better

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    This thread has really turned out better than I could have imagined with some really outstanding work by everyone. You are all an inspiration!

    Here's one from earlier this year I didn't care for at first, but after I cropped it tighter I think it works:

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    Keep 'em coming!
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    a few from paradise canyon today

    kinna like the odd angles today
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    Selftimers are merciless.


    I use them for long exposures (this is 40 or 60sec) - not bikerelated, though, so just a link.
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    a few from today

    west rim south of sand hollow in sw utah
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    That blue sky contrasting with the red/orange soil is awesome.

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    [QUOTE=johnnyspoke;8305626]Something like 90% of the time I ride alone, and ride in some pretty scenic areas. A lot of times I'll see a great view and think "all that needs is for a rider to be in the picture". So, quite often, and with varied levels of success, this will involve rigging up the self timer and trying to catch an "action" shot, (opposed to standing and posing shot). Anybody else do this? Post them up! Any hints or ideas too.

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    great pics everyone . never thought about tring that . guess i need to try it ... oh sorry this is tuffgrrl just relized i am not signed in it is the bf mini !!!!!

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    I know I've posted the one before but not the others..............the last one was taken yesterday so.........

    I've been riding the Pugs almost exclusively since my wife brought it home for me. It's been a riot!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ska View Post
    I know I've posted the one before but not the others..............the last one was taken yesterday so.........

    I've been riding the Pugs almost exclusively since my wife brought it home for me. It's been a riot!
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    Fossil Flats Trail, Devil's Den State Park, Arkansas Spring 2011. Self-Timer, Camera on a rock, got it in one shot.
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    Hauled the DSLR and tripod up a 3hr gruel, then only took 4 pictures. I can feel the weight of my pack that day just looking at them...

    Here's one

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    IMG_1207intervale-lights2 by mbeganyi, on Flickr

    not self timer, but wireless trigger, on a 2 second delay.
    tricky to get exposure, ride speed, etc, right.


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    Here's a couple. The first one was a real trick, in that I only had 10 seconds to scramble through the brush, hop on my bike, and ride a "1st time" feature, and not crash .




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    love this thread - so many killer shots!

    A while back i hoofed a bunch of gear out to the local trail and tried doing some self timer shots. Whole set is here: Tapeworm - a set on Flickr
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    it would be alot easier if we use a camera remote control, no?

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    I snagged this one on fifth water trail, It seems like I have less and less time when I get out on the trail, self timers are great, they capture better moments than if someone was actually there taking the picture!

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    Just started messing around with my new camera (an Olympus E-PM1) and self-timer shots. Here is one from today in Ute Valley Park


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    Some old shots. Lately I find myself in too much of a hurry to ride (or run or whatever) and get back home, strange how kids change things eh?

    Hoping to get some looong rides in this summer and take more time to relax and take pictures and just have fun.
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    Awesome shots. My contribution:
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    With so many solo rides, I realized about 10 years ago how many of the trails I had no record of, and even no record of what my bike was or the garish out-of-style bike clothing, etc., so I dove into the self-timed shots. It's a lot easier now with digital cameras, that's for sure. I still need to film a movie and grab a screen shot for air shots, but with HD video it's not too bad. Some results:
























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    That last one ^^^ is a really great shot. Nicely done.
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    That last one ^^^ is a really great shot. Nicely done.
    ditto!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boot View Post
    Ive got two:
    They're awesome shots. Great photography!

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    couple of me shot with the GoPro...
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    Amazing pics guys!! A how to on this would be great !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Medic1202 View Post
    Amazing pics guys!! A how to on this would be great !!
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    1. Find a cool feature that you would look like a BAU5 riding on
    2. Set camera to 10-30 second timer (5 shots to hopefully get one that has you in frame)
    3. Run back to bike.
    4. Ride past camera
    5. Check results on camera.
    6. Repeat 2-5 until you get one you like (might take many attempts!)
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    Wow, there is really some excellent work here from all you guys (and girls?). Made a quick trip down south and got a couple shots, one at Little Creek and the other at Paradise Canyon:

    Little Creek self timer shot:

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    Paradise canyon frame capture from Gopro:

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    cell shot , sitting in frame post ride .
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    Good times in the snow today...


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