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troporobo

Member Since 23 Jul 2010
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In Topic: Moray Eel, maybe too busy?

15 May 2017 - 03:44 PM

It's a good shot, well exposed, but I also think it is a little "busy".  In addition to Tim's great advice, try to get lower if possible.  I tend to like eye level shots and morays often cooperate if they are stationary and not on the move hunting.


In Topic: Newbie in attempting to shoot underwater

14 May 2017 - 01:27 PM

There have been a few detailed threads on this topic - search for pool lighting and underwater fashion.

 

One thing I remember clearly was the extensive precautions needed with anything powered around a pool 


In Topic: Tubbataha - Will i regret not bringing macro?

14 May 2017 - 01:21 PM

In my experience, no, you won't miss your macro lens.  Tubbataha is all drift diving.   If there are night dives on top of the reef then you can use macro, but to be honest, I did not find those dives very interesting and skipped after the first one.  


In Topic: What do do when cameras can't fly in the aircraft cabin

13 May 2017 - 03:32 PM

Nope, out of the bag and into the bins individually.

I was behind a guy recently who was carrying A lot of classic Hasselblad gear - two bodies, multiple film backs, and 6 lenses, all carefully packed in bubble wrap. They made him unwrap each item!

In Topic: What do do when cameras can't fly in the aircraft cabin

12 May 2017 - 07:22 PM

Beijing airport is now asking to remove all photo equipment from cases and x-ray bodies and lenses separately. Also things like laptop power adapters and cables. So it's not just about batteries. The trend seems to be spreading.