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#366791 Photographing Silfra

Posted by howeikwok on 03 November 2015 - 05:38 PM

i shot it last year with a 5D3 with the 8-15 FE at 15mm. don't really need strobes. 

#366144 Lembeh 2015

Posted by howeikwok on 13 October 2015 - 05:34 PM

Video from a trip to Lembeh in June.


#366143 Bali 2015

Posted by howeikwok on 13 October 2015 - 05:32 PM

Video from a short trip to Bali in Sep.


#352825 Bali Trip Recommendations

Posted by howeikwok on 22 September 2014 - 03:52 PM

Thanks everyone for the great info.!

I am interested in pygmys....although, they need to have an area around them for me to place a tripod. Walls don't work for me other than wide angle. Shooting macro video with a dslr has it's limits...


Seraya had a sea fan at about 25m on a sloping sand bottom for you to set up a tripod. couple of good sized bargibantis with 2 which were pregnant when i was there earlier this month.

#347651 How did Howard Hall do this?

Posted by howeikwok on 13 May 2014 - 03:44 PM

Thanks everyone, that give me some idea.


Jonny, it's true that sometimes you need more than one encounter of the same creature to put together the footage, but I doubt he is that lucky to find two flamboyance cuttlefish eating the same type of shrimp.


It's good to know the the Olympus 12-50 lens is possible to get close to that kind of result. I think I'm going to invest in one of this since it's cheap and might come in handy:




I just bring myself to spend US$250 for a subsee adapter to just flip the lens in and out.......


I have 4 of these magnets. They work as advertised. I have loaded a subsee and 1-2 more Fun-in +5 diopters stacked with no issue. Any more and it might drop off on land. There's always a danger of a force coming from the side dislodging the lens but if it is just one lens then the risk is quite minimal.


One caveat. the magnets also gets a bit of sand stuck on it underwater. The type of black sand with iron content. So you'll need to clean it off from time to time.

#316961 Z240 eneloop batt chargers

Posted by howeikwok on 23 September 2012 - 02:09 AM

I been using the Maha 8 Cell charger for a number of years. Just changed a new charger last year as the old one had some internal corrosion. Watch out those bringing out on LOBs or areas which get salt spray!!

Batteries i started with the maha 2700mah ones but now i'm using a Sanyo Harmolattice which looks similar to the XX series. 2500mah eneloop style. I also have the Maha imedion 2400mah. Both work well without any issue and hold the charge well.

#316776 F.I.T. Pro Series LED 5000 Video light

Posted by howeikwok on 20 September 2012 - 01:48 AM

F.I.T. Pro Series LED 5000 Video Light

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They are very similar to my FIX Aquavolt 3500 but much cheaper


Yea they look quite similar.

Can't wait to test them in the water. :)

#312896 Manado June 2012

Posted by howeikwok on 16 July 2012 - 06:56 PM

Some footage i shot during my recent trip.