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Transalp 2018: Over the Alps with Bike and Spark
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Matthias80
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A few of my pictures from our tour last week.

We started in Germany by bike over the Alps to Lake Garda in Italy. 6 days, over 400km and 10000 heightmeters.  For me the Spark is the perfect travel drone, super compact and very quickly ready for use.
Of course, the sensor comes here and there to its limits and the quality is not comparable to p4p or Sony@&Zenmuse.
I'm always amazed what comes out of this liittle thing, even in the mountains at 2500m altitude and strong wind he stands unimpressed on the spot.




Achensee. Austria

Achensee. Austria

Sylvensteinspeicher, Germany

Sylvensteinspeicher, Germany

Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda, Italy

Tanno, Italy

Tanno, Italy

Lake Tenno, Italy

Lake Tenno, Italy

Brenta Mountains. Italy

Brenta Mountains. Italy

Pfitscherjoch, Austria

Pfitscherjoch, Austria

Zamsergrund, Austria

Zamsergrund, Austria

Schlegeisspeicher, Austria

Schlegeisspeicher, Austria

Schlegeisspeicher, Austria

Schlegeisspeicher, Austria

Zillertal, Auatria

Zillertal, Auatria
8-6 07:43
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Joller79 DK
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Nice pictures. What editing did you do to colours and such??
8-6 07:56
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Really very nice photos
8-6 08:02
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Sidd Finch
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Wow some exceptionally nice photos.

Sidd
8-6 08:06
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Greywheels
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Exceptional images!
8-6 09:18
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Carmenvail
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what a great area to film in
8-6 10:11
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Locationscout_Bavaria
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Super Awesome!! You guys rock!
8-6 10:46
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DMX_MT
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Excellent Pictures as always Matthias, you amaze me Mate !
8-6 12:20
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A CW
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Amazing shots   
8-6 14:37
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Warriewoodlad
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Great shots - thanks for taking the trouble and effort to get them. Even though the Spark is light, the hills are steep and you were using muscle power instead of horsepower.
8-6 21:05
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Matthias80
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Joller79 DK Posted at 2018-8-6 07:56
Nice pictures. What editing did you do to colours and such??

Thanks,

on the Spark: standard settings, white balance to "Sunny".
In Lightroom: only Dehaze+ (max20) for the spark jpegs and sometimes shadows up, export to 2048pix/sharpen for screen and (my prefer) 16:9 format for Landscapes

  
8-6 23:24
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Matthias80
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many thanks, guys - it was a cool (hottttt 36 degrees) trip
8-6 23:27
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Weesel
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Servus!

Wow, realy stunning pics! I can only guess how hard it is to cross the alps with temperatures >30° celcius on a bike! I am quite often in the alps too. Also with 2 wheels but not powered by muscles But you are right - Sparky is quite perfect for traveling. It is with me on most motorcycle trips as its very handy and lightweight!

Greetz
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8-6 23:39
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Flighty
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Amazing photos,, well done.
8-6 23:51
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jacksonnai
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nice shot love it
8-7 23:29
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Saraa77
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Wow!!! Great
8-8 00:27
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Matthias80
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Weesel Posted at 2018-8-6 23:39
Servus!

Wow, realy stunning pics! I can only guess how hard it is to cross the alps with temperatures >30° celcius on a bike! I am quite often in the alps too. Also with 2 wheels but not powered by muscles  But you are right - Sparky is quite perfect for traveling. It is with me on most motorcycle trips as its very handy and lightweight!

Servus "back" ;-)

Yes, it was already very hot this week.
On the middle picture you can see how we had burned our arms and knees on the second day.
But all the effort was worth it, great tour and so many impressions.
8-8 01:05
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Matthias80 Posted at 2018-8-6 23:24
Thanks,

on the Spark: standard settings, white balance to "Sunny".

Dehaze is magical, but your composition and aesthetic are flawless, beautiful photos
8-8 04:12
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TimDerLauch
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Nice Photos!
8-8 05:25
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TimDerLauch
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Thanks for sharing !
8-8 05:34
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maddox
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very nice shot
8-8 06:20
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Klaus W.
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Genial, was aus der Spark rauskommt!
8-8 07:25
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Aaron Avila
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WOW! BREATHTAKING!
8-8 11:15
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BagoDJIoperator84
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OMG, these are amazing
8-8 19:06
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Bender1031
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I have to agree with everyone else - these are amazing pics!!  
8-8 19:23
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Guido-Italy
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Great shots I know very well Garda Lake
8-8 23:40
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JasonPictures
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Looks amazing, sieht super aus!
8-9 00:14
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Matthias80
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Many thanks for the positive feedback, I'm glad you like it.
It was very interesting to see how the landscape in the Alps changed.
From lush green valleys to barren stone fields in the mountains, the almost caribbean colors of mountain lakes, from glacier streams to deep black ponds

more shots:

Ponte Arche, Italy

Ponte Arche, Italy

Meran, Italy

Meran, Italy

Pfitscherjochhaus - border austria/italy

Pfitscherjochhaus - border austria/italy

Zillertal, Austria

Zillertal, Austria

Schlegeis, Austria

Schlegeis, Austria

Near Madonna, Italy

Near Madonna, Italy

Zamsertal, Austria

Zamsertal, Austria

Near Brenta Mountains, Italy

Near Brenta Mountains, Italy

Achensee, Austria

Achensee, Austria
8-9 01:59
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Lee Moon
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Fantastic photos of beautiful scenery.  So very well done! Thank you for sharing these.  I love them all.
8-9 05:30
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Driel87
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really reaaaally great shots.
8-9 10:44
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mhw#209
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Love the pictures!
8-9 13:06
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Boobooman
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Nicely done.
8-9 15:02
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smithethan801
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Woow! A very stunning photos.
8-9 20:37
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fansfe86a6f0
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Beautiful
8-9 22:46
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fansfe86a6f0
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Spark can do wonders
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Flip_L
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Incredible photos and great editing <3
8-10 01:38
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fansc8e6bef8
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Amazing post! Is this really with the spark? Do you change your camera settings or you let them in automatic?
8-10 01:38
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Matthias80
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fansc8e6bef8 Posted at 2018-8-10 01:38
Amazing post! Is this really with the spark? Do you change your camera settings or you let them in automatic?

Thanks :-) ...really. automatic, only white balance to sunny.
8-10 01:59
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Dexter.Zed
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very nice pictures, where did this photos taken, it was such a good place to visit too.
8-10 14:27
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Montfrooij
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Very nice work!
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