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Hello from the far north.

New to the forum, Please pop in and say “Hi”
Introduce yourself and tell us about what your boating interests are and any other hobbies for that matter.

Re: Hello from the far north.

Postby Paul B » Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:08 am

Hi John and welcome to the forum :welcome ,
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Honwave T32ie Suzuki DF 9.9 (15hp) conversion
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Re: Hello from the far north.

Postby Martin » Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:27 pm

Hi John, welcome to our friendly forum :thumbsup

Great choice of boat, they gave a huge following on here due to there all round quality build and capability on the water.
Loads of tips,tricks,help on mods etc for you to browse through and help on hand should you require it.

Enjoy the forum,
Martin :cheers
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Re: Hello from the far north.

Postby JohnD » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:15 pm

Thanks for the big welcome folks. Makes me feel like I'm in the right place. Still have not put the T38 on the water due work and rubbish weather, but I feel sometime soon it will happen.

In the meantime, if I have anything I can offer, i.e. picture taking, or what's going on up here in the far north, just ask , I'll try to help.
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Re: Hello from the far north.

Postby Martin » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:43 pm

Wow!!!!
I've just been having a little look at your photo's... there's some bloody stunning shots there buddy.
I guess you have some rather expensive camera gear, either that or your a natural. Top class :clappy
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Re: Hello from the far north.

Postby JohnD » Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:50 pm

Martin wrote:Wow!!!!
I've just been having a little look at your photo's... there's some bloody stunning shots there buddy.
I guess you have some rather expensive camera gear, either that or your a natural. Top class :clappy

Martin, many thanks.

I use a Nikon D7100 body, Nikkor 16/85 mm zoom and a Nikkor 80/400 mm zoom* As a support I use a carbon fibre monopod from Manfrotto, its just about as good as you can get that is light weight yet very strong. I do have a tripod, but I only use that for timed shots i.e. exposures that are too long for a monopod.

On the software side, I use Adobe Light room and Photoshop. The computer screen is an Iiyama 24inch with full colour calibration and driven by an 8 core intell based PC. 12 gig ram. 1TB x 4 hard drives. Umm, that's about it.

Its still more, much more, about how you use it, than how expensive it is.

John

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