Widelux F6B – KODAK Portra 160VC – High Horse

Another shot from this summer’s motorcycle trip through France and the North of Spain. I took this shot on a ride over some of the legendary cols from the Tour De France.

During all of my rides, I kept my cameras in a magnetic bag on my gas tank so that, whenever I encountered something worth shooting along the way, I’d have my Widelux and X-Pro2 at the ready.

I’d just turned off the engine to take in a bit of the view when I saw this horse come around the corner, slowly but steadily clickety-clacking down the road.

I took out my Widelux, which in the sunny lighting conditions was always set to 125 shutter (the only other options are 15 and 250) and aperture 11 (the smallest available), following the sunny 16 rule while overexposing about 2 stops (as recommended by Patrick).  All I had to do was sit and wait. Sometimes shots just compose themselves right in front of you …

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