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Nov 27, 2016 06:22 |  #1

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Dec 22, 2016 04:47 |  #2

I always get wondered how people get to see such amazing scene underwater? Such a great and rare shot it is!




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Dec 23, 2016 21:52 |  #3

shumicse wrote in post #18220469 (external link)
I always get wondered how people get to see such amazing scene underwater? Such a great and rare shot it is!

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Dec 25, 2016 02:55 |  #4

The underwater mystery, Yes I have always wondered myself, the factor of light and water, how well can it be combined. What camera case are you using?
Are those full frames of seahorses? I am amazed by the closeness of these creatures.




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Dec 25, 2016 03:55 |  #5

jp3ters wrote in post #18223080 (external link)
The underwater mystery, Yes I have always wondered myself, the factor of light and water, how well can it be combined. What camera case are you using?
Are those full frames of seahorses? I am amazed by the closeness of these creatures.

I use a Nauticam housing with my M3 and 11-22 lens. I got really close to it, perhaps around a foot away at the most.




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Dec 25, 2016 04:11 as a reply to joeyserver's post |  #6

Hey Joeyserver, that's some serious machinery! Appreciate your share as well as your work! Great Job.




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Dec 25, 2016 23:04 as a reply to jp3ters's post |  #7

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Dec 26, 2016 00:50 |  #8

Why weren't you using a macro lens? Here is one from when I was last in Anilao

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Dec 26, 2016 03:19 |  #9

seaninsa wrote in post #18223684 (external link)
Why weren't you using a macro lens? Here is one from when I was last in Anilao

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Dec 27, 2016 07:22 |  #10

seaninsa wrote in post #18223684 (external link)
Why weren't you using a macro lens? Here is one from when I was last in Anilao

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That's a beautiful shot. I'm really just starting out and it's the only lens I have for my rig. I wanted something that would give me some flexibility since I don't really dive to shoot a specific thing in mind. Hope that answers your question. Would really like to learn more.




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Dec 27, 2016 11:34 as a reply to joeyserver's post |  #11

You need to know the area you are going to first. That is the big thing. You also should have a plan in mind. Like here in southern California for the most part is macro. The vis is to crappy for wa. Where did you take that seahorse? I would recommend getting a macro lens and port. Macro can be a lot of fun as well.




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Dec 27, 2016 23:50 |  #12

seaninsa wrote in post #18224780 (external link)
You need to know the area you are going to first. That is the big thing. You also should have a plan in mind. Like here in southern California for the most part is macro. The vis is to crappy for wa. Where did you take that seahorse? I would recommend getting a macro lens and port. Macro can be a lot of fun as well.

Thanks! The seahorse was taken in Bohol. A house reef just off of the resort we were staying at. Just did a quick dive at dusk. You're right, it would be much better if we planned the dive specifically for photography. Most of the time, I'm just tagging along with other divers who aren't photographers so not quite sure what we'll see. But will definitely look at getting a set up specifically for macro.




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Dec 31, 2016 04:19 as a reply to joeyserver's post |  #13

You are most welcome!




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