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Bonaire - First trip w/ 5D mkIII

Bonaire macro ikelite Canon 5d

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#1 Chasin' Tales

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Posted 27 August 2014 - 11:34 AM

We spent a week diving in Bonaire 8/2-8/9.  It was our fourth trip to the island, but the first trip since getting a housing for the 5D mk III.  It was a great trip to cut our teeth using the new kit.  The pictures turned out pretty good for our first time out.  At times it seemed to be "spray and pray" shooting, but there were also plenty of well thought out compositions.  Unfortunately most of those are on the cutting room floor!  Overall it was a great trip and made me realize that we are going to need another 5d and housing...my wife loves it as much as I do!  I'm surprised we were both good at sharing the camera during the trip.


The full album can be found here: [url=http://s533.photobuc...4?sort=3&page=1]Bonaire August 2014[/url]


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Edited by Chasin' Tales, 27 August 2014 - 11:44 AM.

#2 TightLines


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Posted 01 September 2014 - 06:56 AM

Love the soft color composition in the first image.  Captivating.


Congrats on the new kit.

#3 Steve Williams

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Posted 01 September 2014 - 10:14 AM

The cuda is my favorite, that's the wall hanger in the bunch for me.  Congrats on the new rig!




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Posted 02 September 2014 - 05:21 PM

Kudo's for the cuda from me too.



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Posted 03 September 2014 - 03:57 AM

I agree, you've got some really nice shots here.  I'm kinda partial to the jawfish anyway, and that's a nice portrait, but the others are good too.

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#6 Chasin' Tales

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Posted 04 September 2014 - 09:35 PM

Thanks all for the kind words! 


My wife was a bit surprised that I posted our pictures here...she said "those folks on wetpixel are pros...our stuff is not good enough to post there".  Lol.  While I agree that we are beginners, I was hoping that we wouldn't get beat up too bad!  If anything, we are always looking for ways to improve.  Without sharing what we have done, it will be impossible to get feedback. 


I agree with my wife with the level of talent on this forum.  It's a great place.  Thanks to all behind the scenes that make it happen.