- WIS Divemaster
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- Location: Fremantle, Australia (GMT +8)
fatman wrote:As always, you have started my day with fantastic pics. Bravo!
I like pic #4 and the way you are able to capture the high polish outline on the hands and markers. Brilliant.
AJC wrote:6R15 right? I need me one of these.
3Flushes wrote:Beautiful pics; did you ever get the new rig you were talking about? That is my favorite Seiko diver, sure looks good in the water with all the gear.
bedlam wrote:3Flushes wrote:Beautiful pics; did you ever get the new rig you were talking about? That is my favorite Seiko diver, sure looks good in the water with all the gear.
Yeah...its gotten a bit more pro. Panasonic LX-5 shooting on manual in RAW format. The last shots were done at F8.0 @ 1/2500sec with dual Sea&Sea YS-1 strobes at running at 25% illumination. The 10Bar dual-seal housing is black aluminum with a 1cm thick acrylic back and is individually certified to 100m (+25%). It accepts any 67mm wet lens on the front lens port.
These strobes (flashes) are monsters. Their output on even half-power (with diffusers) completely overwhelms the camera. Because they are basically just ticking over the batteries last forever.
The kit rides on an Ikelite tray and adjustable arms. The focus light is an adjustable LED dive torch secured by an adapter to the camera housing. The whole thing is slightly negatively buoyant due to the tray, arms and torch (the strobes are slightly buoyant and the camera-in-housing is neutral). The foam covers on the strobes are my own mod to aid buoyancy
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