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elbuzo

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#352707 10.5 vs 10/17

Posted by elbuzo on 19 September 2014 - 08:56 AM

God post Bob !

I had the same question in my mind since long time . I had both lenses and shooting the D7000 too .

After i bought the 10-17 i had never used again the 10.5 for the only reason of the advantages of having a zoom capabilities on my camera, which can help a lot to change compositions of
certains situations/subjects .

I think that the 10.5 is a little bit sharper and produce less chromatic aberration than the 10-17 but the advantage of being a zoom put the 10-17 as my top choice , specially for the kind of wide angle photos that i made most of the time : reefscapes,big animals and caves.

For static subjects , like wrecks i all probably prefer the 10.5 over the 10-17

Happy shooting

JA


#346941 Amazing Orca Light

Posted by elbuzo on 28 April 2014 - 03:40 PM

I just did a short cave dive ( faced some problems with my gear ) and managed to do some shots using only the light of an Orca Light prototype ( 20,000 lumens ) . I was blown away by the power and angle of coverage . I think that the potencial of that light for cave photography is amazing .

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#341058 Your Favourite/Best Image of 2013

Posted by elbuzo on 24 December 2013 - 12:14 PM

This year my favourites are from home. After several times at Silver Banks , i found the best conditions ever in march this year. 

 

 

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#327154 Sailfish and Manta outing

Posted by elbuzo on 04 March 2013 - 06:13 AM

Thanks for your report David

 

I was out there last wednesday also and was shocked of the great amount of mantas feeding on the surface  . I never though that was possible to see that many in the Caribbean , really an amazing spectacle . Our boat didn't have bridge so we don't have that perspective but they were everywhere. Also millions of sardines and lots of dolphins.

 

I regret not having spent more time with the mantas, since was our first day out and we spent the whole day looking for the sailfishes  without luck ( we only saw one pass by ). Thursday we have some moving baitballs and spend some time with the sailfish but water was not really clear ; after that a north front came and only today is the sea conditions starting to get better .

 

Here is a pic of 2 mantas feeding from that day 

 

Regards

 

 

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