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#1 Wossa

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 12:40 AM

Just got back from a great couple of weeks in Galapagos. I took my G1 X which I know has not been the most successful received release from Canon recently, but as a point and shoot photographer, it was good to use.

I have two galleries....below the waves and above the waves. Like I say, I am a point and shoot, keep it easy, so dont expect anything brilliant, but it may give other people an idea of the G1 X in sometimes darker conditions. Always grateful for pointers, tips and criticisms.

Below the waves....

http://www.warrenssi....5437&k=zp2fVxS

Above the waves....

http://www.warrenssi....4682&k=tFkPkLX

#2 Steve Williams

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 04:40 AM

Thanks for sharing those Warren. You have an amazing variety of subjects for one trip. Really fun to look at.

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 12:33 PM

Woww, you where vey lucky with the clarity of the water!
Beautiful pictures from a beautiful place!
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Posted 29 June 2012 - 12:37 PM

You are tempting me to take my G1X underwater. Why am I carrying this D800 in its housing?

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Posted 29 June 2012 - 05:18 PM

Great Trip. Nice Pictures.

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Posted 30 June 2012 - 09:21 AM

Galapagos is not so far from where I live.
After looking your images, I'm contemplating to go there next year.

Thanks for sharing.
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Posted 30 June 2012 - 04:52 PM

You are tempting me to take my G1X underwater. Why am I carrying this D800 in its housing?


For the same reason that you'd rather drive a BMW than a Honda? Visit Paris rather than Bognor? Shoot for Playboy rather than the Sun? Style...

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