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Boat Water Entry with Camera Gear Methods

25 April 2013 - 07:50 AM

I was thinking about this the other day and got me wondering what are the common methods that people use for entering the water for a photo shot.  


I figure the common method would be enter the water without your gear and have some one on the boat pass you gear.  


Is there anyone do entries with their gear?  If so what method do you use to protect your gear?

Fiber Optic Cables or Sync Cords

11 April 2013 - 07:27 AM

I been browsing the forum and seen a couple threads where the author mentions they switched from Sync Cords to Fiber Optic cables.  


Why would one would want to do this switch?  I never been that successful when Fiber Optic cables.

Forsale: Ikelite Canon 5D Mark II Underwater Camera Housing Kit & Camera

10 April 2013 - 10:55 AM

I’m selling my Ikelite underwater camera kit and its camera, Canon 5D Mark II.   You can check out photos of the system at http://forsale.thecameraeye.ca.


Canon 5D Mark II (http://tinyurl.com/chrr26r)

·         Good Condition

·         Shutter Count: Only about 14K


What’s Included In the Kit (see Ikelite Site for item details (http://ikelite.com))

·         5D Mark II Housing (4 Lock Port Upgrade & Focus Light Mount) (P/N 6871.02) – Retail $1,600.00

·         9" Dome Port  (Modular System) (P/N 5510.45) - Retail $400.00

o   Minor scratches, not visible in photos

·         Flat Port  (Modular System) (P/N 5510.35) – Retail $200.00

·         Super Wide angle Port Base (Modular System) (P/N 5510.11) – Retail $125.00

·         Standard Port Base (Modular System) (P/N 5510.16) – Retail $125.00

·         1.75" (4.4cm) Extension (Modular System) (P/N 5510.58) – Retail $125.00

·         1.25" (3.1cm) Extension (Modular System) (P/N 5510.54) – Retail $125.00

·         DS161 Substrobe (P/N 4061.1) – Retail $1,100.00

·         SA-100 Single Strobe Kit (Arms + 5 pin TTL Sync Cable) (P/N 4086.61, 4103.51) Retail $225.00

NOTE: The camera isn't included in kit price. Please see prices below for Kit and Camera and Kit combo prices.


Kit Asking Price: $2400(cdn) + Shipping & Duty / Taxes


Camera Price: $1500(cdn) + Shipping & Duty / Taxes


Camera & Kit Combo Price: $3700(cdn) + Shipping & Duty / Taxes