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Camera Model & Brand
Nikon D70s, D100; Canon S410
Strobe/Lighting Model & Brand
Sea&Sea YS90Duo, YS90TTL
Opinions on First Wide Angle Lens??
pterantula replied to johnjvv's topic in Beginner ForumMany people seem to love the Tokina 10-17 (it is reasonably priced for the quality), but I would also recommend a Nikkor 12-24; there may be times when you simply don't want the fisheye effect. I carry the 12-24 and a 10.5 fisheye, so I have options on my trips (just remove the port spacer ring for the 12-24 setup). Cheers
Shark Dive-Catalina Island Sunday April 26th.
pterantula replied to Mike L's topic in Trip Reports and TravelHi Mike - please let me know more about this, sounds very interesting (and since it's one day, actually possible!...). thx, t email@example.com terrygoss.ifp3.com
Removing scratches from a dome port
pterantula replied to rschrager's topic in Photography Gear and TechniqueMay not be a big issue, but it came to mind: Any thoughts on how repeated scratch-removal via abrasive polishing might possibly affect the depth integrity of the dome? It would seem that for every micrometer of plastic you remove, the dome would be weaker at depth - even if only by tiny fractions at a time....? I've been shooting through some real doozies of dings & scratches, due mainly to rough shore entries/exits, and I think it's about time I looked into the solutions noted here..... cheers