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SIGGRAPH MONDAY

The program went well and there were a lot of interested people there. Siggraph its self is a very interesting place to meet like minded individuals in your field. One group of interest was the fellows from fxphd.com. Jeff Heusser, John Montgomery, Mike Seymour. fxphd...

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TOKINA 12-24mm LENS TEST

Today was the testing of the Tokina 12-24mm lens on the Canon 7D in the Nauticam housing using the Nexus M5 port adapter and the Nexus FP160 glass dome. The calculated nodal point for the Tokina 12-24 is 25mm or One inch out front of the housing with the adapter...

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TOKINA 10-17MM LENS TEST

The Tokina 10-17 zoom lens for APS size sensors zooms from 180 to 100 degrees and can focus very close. this makes it an ideal lens for underwater use. Today I tried it in the Nauticam 7D underwater housing with the Nauticam Nexus port adapter and the Nexus small...

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SHARK FIN SOUP

This is a menu from a restaurant in the Hong Kong airport. Here is the up date on shark fin fishing.United Nations Meeting Takes Historic Step to Ban Shark Finning Ruling Signals a Turning Point for Endangered Sharks NEW YORK, NY - In an historic step, delegates to...

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CANON G11

Took some time out to play with the dogs and pick plumbs and take some images with the Canon G11. This is a great little camera and I like the swivel LCD viewer on the back as well as the easy to use exposure compensation control on the top. Here Dharma, the...

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HUGYFOT CANON 5DMK2

I have been testing cameras, lenses and housings lately. The new HugyFot 5DMK2 is interesting and quite different from all the others. A solid little housing and is unique in the fact that it doesn't have latch closures but uses two Allen head screws to secure it....

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WET DAY AT THE OCEANSIDE PIER

I went to the Oceanside pier to see if the big south swell from New Zealand was showing there and it was. Very consistent wave in the 8 to 10 foot range but to my surprise was the wet weather and all the fishermen on the pier. It seems the yellow fin crokers were...

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4th OF JULY FLOWER WORKS

No fireworks yet but this sun flower will do for now.  My garden of giant sunflowers is going into bloom. The rose that has surived the gophers in the...

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DEATH BY WEST NILE VIRUS

We are seeing birds around the office dying from the West Nile Virus. Today this Sparrow became the latest victim. I called animal control to have them come pick it up and they said they could not take the bird unless he was dead.  They only want crows and said the...

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ANOTHER OLD PHOTO

This one was taken under the San Clemente Island naval pier. in the 1980's. Nikonos with a 15mm lens. The old days of film if you can remember that...

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MY FIRST SURFING PHOTO 1959

I have been sorting through a huge pile of old images in my file storage and came across this image. It was the first image I had published in Surfer magazine. I had an old Pentax 35mm camera and borrowed small telescope from Jerry Dean who was a fellow diver and...

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NAUTICAN UP DATE

Working with the Nauticam Canon 7D housing is a real pleasure. it is very well thought out and easy to maintain. this time I was working with the optional 180 degree straight viewfinder #32201 and finding out how easy it is to install without any tools. To remove the...

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CRYSTAL PIER MORNING

With the best low tides in in morning during the early summer months I find that photographing ocean piers a wonderful challenge to push the range of my film or digital camera system to the limit. I get up at 4 am and head out in the dark to get there before sunrise...

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SAILING SHIP: N.R.P. SAGRES

The Portugese Navy sailing ship "Sagres" docked this week in San Diego and Ray Savage and I went on board and took a lot of photos. The "Sagres" is an Ambassador of Portugal and has circumnavigated the world twice. It has a crew of 139 and is 89.5 meters long and 12...

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NEW PHOTGRAPHY SCHOOL

San City College is just putting the final finishing touches on the photographic instruction facility and as I went through the tour with instructor David King all I could do was drool over the amazing accomplishment. I sure hope the students understand what they have...

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A BURGER THAT WILL EAT YOU

The food shoot today was for a killer burger and chilli cheese fries for a concession at the Del mar Fair. Cass was a big help making the monster burger. Cass wearing R.L.Peterson's new T-shirt...

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