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Jesse Hamner Portrait - Backpacking the Wind River Range

Backpacking the Winds with the FujiFilm XE-1

On a recent six-day backpacking trip into Wyoming’s Wind River Range, I decided it was time to change my usual camera kit. Walking for six days at over 10,000 ft with two climbs above 11,000 ft had this sea-level photographer worried about the weight on his back. So instead of my usual Nikon D800, I decided to take the FujiFilm XE-1.

Using a graduated neutral density filter along with a standard ND filter brought the exposure of the sky in line with the foreground and allowed a longer shutter speed to blur the wind-blown surface of the lake.

Moon Over Clear Lake, Wind River Range, Wyoming

I’m just back from a week of backpacking Wyoming’s wonderful Wind River Range and testing the new-to-me Fujifilm XE-1 mirrorless camera system. I’ll post again soon with more of my […]

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