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#1 daleb


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Posted 04 August 2009 - 09:48 PM

Hi all. My name is Dale, Im from Brisbane Australia. I have been diving for around 10 years and have finally decided to get a bit more serious about underwater photography. Recently bought a Canon Ixus 980Is and an Ikelite housing. Wanted to get a housing for my 450D but decided the smaller camera is easier for travelling.

Topside I have always been keen on photography and have done several workshops with the 450D, love diving, love photography and here I am in a great place surrounded by many experienced people. Thanks for having me.

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#2 Stephen Colquitt

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Posted 04 August 2009 - 11:23 PM

Hey there Dale

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Posted 05 August 2009 - 01:20 AM

Welcome to the forum Dale

You will learn loads from everyone here.

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Posted 05 August 2009 - 11:25 PM

Hey Dale. There's a few uw photographers around Brissy/Goldie/Byron, some of whom are quite good. I used to live down there (and most likely will end up back there eventually), and as you know, there's some great diving in the area!
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Posted 06 August 2009 - 12:21 AM

Great central spot for diving Dale..... Welcome to WP

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#6 daleb


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Posted 06 August 2009 - 02:43 PM

Thanks guys for the warm welcome. Love living around Brisbane, and you are right about alot of great spots for a quick dive. Its quite handy to just load up the car, pick north or south and drive an hour to some really great spots. I grew up in Bundaberg, so was always in the water, as much as I like going out on boats its nice and easy to go to any number of spots within an hours drive and walk straight in off the shore.

Once again, Thanks