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cjs_777

Member Since 15 Aug 2012
Offline Last Active Sep 06 2012 02:58 AM
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In Topic: Has Discovery's Shark Week (and Guerney) finally listened to the negative...

06 September 2012 - 02:30 AM

Hi Drew,

I haven't seen any of the Shark week programs, but I know that programs regularly go for the "shock treatment," scaring the audience by making sharks out to be swimming eating machines...

Let's hope that more programs see the light and show sharks for the amazing creatures that they really are! :)

In Topic: My version of a ringflash

22 August 2012 - 01:25 AM

Hi Xander,

Congrats on the rig! ;)

Several months ago I wanted to try exactly the same thing, only fired from the camera's flash...

Unfortunately, I soon realized that the on-board flash wasn't strong enough and didn't have a large enough light area.

Anyway, last week I finally picked up a strobe, so maybe one day I'll pick up the project again :)

In Topic: You know you are a U/W/ photo nerd when...

22 August 2012 - 01:03 AM

...when the highlight of your entire weekend, was finding and shooting a 'new' 1/2inch Nudibranch! :P

In Topic: Inon W57 adapter for Ikelite S100/S95

19 August 2012 - 11:15 PM

Thank you Chile, I'm glad to hear that it blocks the flash- was worried about backscatter...

I agree, it is a bit pricey, but at least it's a better-looking solution than velcro :)

In Topic: Member introductions

15 August 2012 - 02:28 AM

Hi everyone!

My name's Chris and I'm from Cape Town, South Africa :)