20 Aug California Girls

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FUJIFILM X-T1 (46.3mm, f/8, 1/600 sec, ISO200)

California is about beaches. This is one our favourite.

Carpinteria State Beach, about 10 miles east of Santa Barbara. Less fancy and busy than Santa Barbara. In one word: prefect. During our visit visit in the USA we learned about the place thanks to a helpful young lady from France. She worked in the tourist info and recommended that place over Santa Barbara. She was right. On our first vacation we where traveling with a large RV so we stayed on the camping site which is right behind the beach. Since the first trip we return here every time we visit the coast and of course the first thing to do is to walk the beach.

FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (200mm, f/4.8, 1/1800 sec, ISO200)
FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (200mm, f/4.8, 1/1700 sec, ISO200)
FUJIFILM X-Pro2 (156.1mm, f/9, 1/600 sec, ISO200)

For the first beach walks in 2010 I took nothing but the Sony NEX 5 plus the kit zoom. It was a completely new experience for somebody who is used to take pro DSLRs and lenses almost everywhere. It was a fantastic experience. The following years I took either Fuji X or a Canon FF plus the fantastic but heavy 70-200 IS II.

This year I was back to Fuji only. Two cameras. The X Pro-2 with the XF 55-200 OIS and the X-T1 with the XF 18-55 OIS.

It was perfect. On a beach I prefer to have a longer lens to be able to

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