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by carlk3
Mon Jul 07, 2014 8:54 am
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Help make my terrible photos medicore
Replies: 18
Views: 1735

Re: Help make my terrible photos medicore

Thanks, Thanks, Thanks Photo Doctors! ⋅ Desiccant and/or the cooler: That makes sense and I didn't see or think of it. (The air temp yesterday was 20°F warmer than the water temp.) ⋅ I did try some closer pictures (see attached), but that didn't work either ... likely because of ...
by carlk3
Sun Jul 06, 2014 9:46 pm
Forum: Underwater Imaging - Photography & Video
Topic: Help make my terrible photos medicore
Replies: 18
Views: 1735

Help make my terrible photos medicore

Greetings, Summary: What do you think I did wrong today? Details: I just got a point & shoot camera (a Intova IC 16) and tried it a Edmonds today. Visibility was 5 to 10 feet. We were in 25 to 30 feet of water. The pictures are really, really terrible. Much worse they things looked to our eyes. ...
by carlk3
Thu Jul 03, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Beach naturalists:Walk on the bottom of the sea without gear
Replies: 1
Views: 444

Beach naturalists:Walk on the bottom of the sea without gear

If you have friends or family who don't (yet?!) dive, but would still like to see what's down there, I recommend the Seattle Aquarium's Beach Naturalist program. July 12 and 13, with some of the lowest tides of the season, will be great days. Some of the best locations are S. Alki beach (south of th...
by carlk3
Sat May 17, 2014 11:56 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Question about Sunday in the Edmonds
Replies: 5
Views: 581

Re: Question about Sunday in the Edmonds

Thanks for all the info! It prompted me to try to learn more about title exchange. Here is some of that: m • When to Go: Winter has the best viz, but summer months allow long diving days. Avoid spring’s algae blooms and glacier runoff. ... • Best Tip: Plan your trip around the tides, looking for min...
by carlk3
Fri May 16, 2014 2:03 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Question about Sunday in the Edmonds
Replies: 5
Views: 581

Question about Sunday in the Edmonds

I'm a beginner (nine dives) and I'm trying to understand the effect of tidal exchange in planning. (Sorry if this post is much like the thread on Hood Canal) Here are the tides for Sunday: TidesMay182014.jpg And here is the prediction of current for Edmonds: Edmonds, 2.7 wsW of, Washington Current 1...
by carlk3
Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Introductions (New Visitors, Start Here)
Topic: Newly certified in Bellevue
Replies: 5
Views: 575

Newly certified in Bellevue

Greetings, my wife and I just got certified via Silent World. We'll be at Edmonds, for the first time, this Sunday with someone from the shop. It looks like it will be our first dive without threat of rain and cold air. Our previous dives were at Alki and from a boat out of Tacoma. - Carl