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Old 19 April 2002, 07:59   #1
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Spirit of Cardiff photos

Jonathan Tilney of MarineImage.co has got a series of pictures that he took on the leaving weekend in Cardiff.

Have a look at www.marineimage.com/s-o-c/

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Old 19 April 2002, 13:58   #2
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Spirit of Cardiff photos

Good to see excellent photos of the Spirit of Cardiff for those of us unfortunate beings that didn't make the send off.

What type of vessel was the photographer using?
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Old 19 April 2002, 15:30   #3
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I see that Quicksilver managed to muscle in on the picture!

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Old 20 April 2002, 08:12   #4
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As just an onlooker to RIBnet forums in the past, I have finally taken the plunge and joined your excellent forum.

In answer to the question about what vessel, I am of course in a rib, what else!

It's an Avon 4.2m. For a pic, look here...

http://www.marineimage.com/photographer.htm

I have to say that, having spent a few hundred hours in it over the last couple of years, I now appreciate it isn't as dry as it might be and I'd prefer a deeper V. At the end of a long day the "wave slaps" get pretty tiring.
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My own digital camers is at the end of it's useful life (a Kodak DC120).
What would you recommend I look at as a replacement, bearing in mind the following:
water-proofing/guarding
shock resistance
don't need a "professional standard" camera-it's only for my amateur snaps
I need to plug into my PC which runs Windows XP
Appreciate any pointers you can give me.
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PS I was to your immediate right as we went out through the barrier at the SOC sendoff.
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Hi Brian.Trust you are well?! As many people as there are on this forum, I suspect, is the amount of opinions you are going to get. I use the Olympus 990zoom, which I am extremely pleased with :
http://www.olympus.co.uk/consumer/di...igital+Cameras

Since Olympus invented the digital camera the results you get far supasses anything else I have seen in it's price bracket.
Hope this helps, see you soon.
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Charles is dead right, however here is my contribution.

Bear in mind that I speak as a professional photographer as well (murder scenes, fatal car accidents etc.). One of the lads in my office has just purchased a Nikon Cool Pix 2500. What a camera! I've no idea why we are still using 35mm SLRs when there are digital cameras like this around.

See: http://www.nikon-image.com/eng/news_...2002/e2500.htm

The rrp is about 299.00 but they are available already on the web at about 260.00. This camera was only released about a couple of weeks ago.

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depends what you want to do with it!!

I have a Kodak DC280 and have taken 2186 pics with it so far (think how much that has saved me on film and prints!!)

My requirements were

Good Quality - Mine is 2.0 "megapixels" - this I think is the minimum if you ever want to turn your digital pics into prints at the local boots.

Capacity - I was lucky and my camera came with a 32Mb Flash card. I also added a 64Mb card giving me a capcity of about 150 pics at full resolution - enough for your 2 week holiday before getting back to your PC to download them all!

Simplicity - Why do you need all these "effects" built into the camera? - you can do this on your MAC (or PC) at home - and still have the original. Gimicks if you ask me.

Standard batterys - Mine takes 4 AA - I normaly use rechargables, but if they are flat I can get some AA's anywhere.

The only problem with mine is its a bit heavy and bulky, but something like the slim Fuji's have lithium batteries and seem a little over complicated for the general happy snapper.

Tip of the day - get yourself a "Flash Card Reader" this way you can put all the photos that you want printing at boots back onto the card and simply take the card along. Although my camera connects via USB and "appears" as a drive - you can't write back to the card.
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35m v Digital

Keith

Sadly your using them because not all the judiciary are comfortable with the evidence chain associated with digital photography. Our A.I's have been using digital for 3 years now, with no problem through HM Coroners Court. SOCO still use 35m

Nationally, and pleasingly though things are moving on - after all it is the 21st century. When W/Mids finally moves across, you must convince them they need a (salt) water proof model
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