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mattwallace24

Member Since 19 Jul 2013
Offline Last Active Apr 18 2014 02:48 AM
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In Topic: Blue Shark

08 August 2013 - 04:54 AM

or jsut a thought what position do you have your switches inside your housing?

 

 

Strangely enough, my switches are 1-3 down and 4 up.  Strange because I don't recall that being a referenced setting or why I ended up with it.  Worked fine for me however.

 

Matt


In Topic: Blue Shark

01 August 2013 - 04:50 AM

Alastair -

 

I'm only guessing on this, but it could be your brand of strobes.  I did a quick search of the issue and found most D90 users were limited to 1/200.  I did find a post where a user was able to reach higher speeds land was using Sea & Sea strobes like myself.  He could only get 1/200 with an IKE housing and IKE strobes, but could go higher when he switched to S&S strobes.  

 

Since we have the same housing, that shouldn't be the issue.  I don't have anything setup unusual in my camera settings that I'm aware of.  I do use standard S&S sync cords versus optical.  

 

I can actually shoot higher than 1/250, but start getting the black banding at 1/320.  

 

Would be interesting if someone has access to both S&S and non-S&S strobes to see if that is the difference.  

 

Matt


In Topic: Blue Shark

29 July 2013 - 02:40 PM

Steve - Thanks for the feedback.  I'll work on  the dorsal fin as soon as I find some time.  

 

Matt


In Topic: For Sale: Sea & Sea YS-110a Strobe

22 July 2013 - 11:07 AM

Sold.  


In Topic: Member introductions

20 July 2013 - 12:49 PM

Hi!  I'm Matt from Connecticut.  Been diving for over 20 years and following Wetpixil for several.  Still a novice when it comes to u/2 photography, but ready to start getting better.  100% of my photographs u/w so far are of sharks (mostly blues, makos, and great whites with a surprise visit from a hammerhead).  

 

Have a 5 year old setup including a Nikon D90, Aquatica housing, and my new additions - a pair of S&S YS-D1's.