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by stphnmartin
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition
Replies: 16
Views: 394

Re: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition

Gdog wrote:I may miss this tonite. Sorry all


Hope you can make it!
by stphnmartin
Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: God's Pocket - The last week with Bill and Annie
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: God's Pocket - The last week with Bill and Annie

Love the basket star and orange peel! Sorry about all the "not by me" sightings!
by stphnmartin
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Options for video light - Sola 3800 S/F vs. FantaSea Radiant 3000 vs ???
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: Options for video light - Sola 3800 S/F vs. FantaSea Radiant 3000 vs ???

Gotta watch out for hot spots and drop off on the lower end lights--if you're concerned with consistent coverage. I am concerned! :bye:
by stphnmartin
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition
Replies: 16
Views: 394

Re: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition

dlh wrote:Following the Mormon theme, is there "Special Underwear" required for the dive?

(look it up if you don't get the joke...)


Of course, the Weezle extreme plus!
by stphnmartin
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition
Replies: 16
Views: 394

ThThTh 7/12 Polygamy edition

You're invited to the ThThTh Polygamy edition on Thursday, 7/12. 6:30 meet at Redondo for dive #1. Billy McHales for dive #2.

On this day in history, July 12, 1843, Mormon leader Joseph Smith says God allows polygamy.
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by stphnmartin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Options for video light - Sola 3800 S/F vs. FantaSea Radiant 3000 vs ???
Replies: 9
Views: 270

Re: Options for video light - Sola 3800 S/F vs. FantaSea Radiant 3000 vs ???

I've got 2 sola 3800s. They don't have a spot mode, so they are flood only. I use a sola 500 for spot and then turn on the 3800s to do wide angle shots. If you wait till xmas time, Backscatter usually has a sweet deal on solas. I picked up the two 3800s for $349 each. If you come to ththth you can s...
by stphnmartin
Mon Jul 09, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Deception, Keystone, Skyline
Replies: 13
Views: 339

Re: Deception, Keystone, Skyline

Sweet pics Eric. Fun weekend diving with you. I got nothing on video!
by stphnmartin
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

derekcs wrote:Really great! Love all those closeups. Makes me want to get out more and to more places.


Thanks Derek!
by stphnmartin
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Oh my gosh guys!
Replies: 9
Views: 281

Re: Oh my gosh guys!

Wow, that's a stunning specimen! I've never seen one like that. Amazing you went wide angle at the junkyard!

I like the second one!
by stphnmartin
Mon Jul 02, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Away Mission to the Junk Yard
Replies: 2
Views: 118

Re: Away Mission to the Junk Yard

Fun diving with you! Hope you figured out your reg!

Wish I'd seen the octo! The rock fish are very curious. Glad you were able to get a shot of them!
by stphnmartin
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Iceland - Silfra in September
Replies: 20
Views: 637

Re: Iceland - Silfra in September

Nice report Tom! Any critters in those beautiful cold waters? Those stairs are indeed sweet!
by stphnmartin
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh June 28 Redondo
Replies: 19
Views: 536

Re: ThThTh June 28 Redondo

She Bop:
by stphnmartin
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Quadra Island Adventures!
Replies: 9
Views: 353

Re: Quadra Island Adventures!

Great report YE! Love the octo shot especially given the conditions you endured to get it!

I basically got nothing on video. So, yes, another trip is warranted!
by stphnmartin
Wed Jun 27, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Gear Central (Recreational)
Topic: Hollis Regulator Recall
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Hollis Regulator Recall

Just got this notice from Hollis and am passing it along: https://recall.hollis.com/ HOLLIS DIAPHRAGM-STYLE REGULATORS PURCHASED OR SERVICED BETWEEN OCTOBER 1, 2017 – MAY 25, 2018 There exists a possibility for the Hollis diaphragm style regulators sold or serviced between October 1, 2017 and May 25...
by stphnmartin
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: ThThTh June 28 Redondo
Replies: 19
Views: 536

Re: ThThTh June 28 Redondo

Thinking about it!
by stphnmartin
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Salt Creek Away Mission
Replies: 8
Views: 377

Re: Salt Creek Away Mission

Really fun trip! Super fun! Thanks for sharing the snaps!
by stphnmartin
Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Recent Diving
Replies: 7
Views: 349

Re: Recent Diving

Beautiful shots! Love the school of rock fish!
by stphnmartin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Tom Nic wrote:I love your videos!!


Appreciate it Tom! And thanks for not hijacking the thread! :)
by stphnmartin
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Gdog wrote:Stephen, you are an artist. Very very cool!


Thanks Gdog!
by stphnmartin
Mon Jun 18, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Hoodsport_Diver wrote:Stephen,
FANTASTIC! Truly great shots of our local marine fauna.

You’ve outdone yourself with this one.


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Thanks Alex! Hope to see you soon.
by stphnmartin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Scubie Doo wrote:Bravo my friend. Excellent work as always.


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Thanks Scubie Doo! Happy father's day!
by stphnmartin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Cmjstealth wrote:Wow... really nice. Did I say wow?

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You did and I thank you!
by stphnmartin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

carlk3 wrote:Amazing


Appreciate it!
by stphnmartin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

Tangfish wrote:Fantastic!


Thank you sir!
by stphnmartin
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018
Replies: 21
Views: 796

Re: Exploring the Salish Sea 2018

ScubaJess wrote:Wonderful job!!! I love the lighting. So much epic Octo action! Also super cool sea spiders!!! Some of your best work!

Also really nice Deception Pass footage! :)


Thanks SJ. I think suffering with the snoot is starting to pay off.

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