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Member Since 20 Jun 2009
Offline Last Active Sep 29 2014 07:59 PM

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In Topic: Macro lens for Raja Ampat liveaboard?

22 September 2014 - 03:53 PM

Thanks for the input so far.  One factor I didn't quite make clear is that I already own the 100mm macro, so adding the 60mm means buying it and appropriate port extensions.  So my question is more whether this is worth it (i.e., if I've never shot with the 60mm will I miss it)?

In Topic: Tiger Beach Diver Missing

17 July 2014 - 07:26 AM

Very sad.  The press is having a field day jumping to wild unsupported (and unlikely) conclusions that he was attacked.   Sigh.....

In Topic: Tiger Beach Diver Missing

17 July 2014 - 07:23 AM

That article is infuriating.  It jumps to a completely unsupported conclusion that he was attacked, and I'm pretty sure the statement that AUTHORITIES determined he was attacked by a shark is completely false (unless Grind TV is an authority).  Here is a more accurate story: http://www.outsideon...In-Bahamas.html



For now, it’s hard to say what happened, but the most immediate possibility is that Petty got disoriented or accidentally swam into a swift current and was swept away before anybody noticed he was gone.

“It was a night dive, so getting lost is an option, as is unintentionally swimming out to the Gulf Stream and being caught in the current,” says Andy Dehart, shark adviser for the Discovery Channel and longtime Tiger Beach diver. Dehart also thinks a medical emergency, such as a heart attack, is a possibility.


In Topic: Deep South Red Sea Photo Workshop

10 July 2014 - 08:30 AM

Do you have a photo of how you mounted the Orcalight Seawolf 2260 to your DSLR rig?

In Topic: Nauticam vacuum leak detector

04 June 2014 - 02:03 PM

Another vote for the Leak Sentinel by Vivid Housings.  Much less expensive, easy to install, and has worked great for me.   I've never had a false positive, even when diving a bit colder water in the Galapagos.