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#2120 - 09/29/06 09:48 AM Photography Question  
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Having recently gone digital for underwater, I now seem to have a problem. I have a nifty Canon with a housing, which has a hood for the display. Unfortunately I am stuck trying to look at this damn thing through little teeny tiny gauge readers in my mask. Anyone aware of anything, preferably hard lens, that might be a bit bigger and more suitable? I don't need a prescription mask, as my only problem is about the first two feet.


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#2121 - 09/29/06 09:56 AM Re: Photography Question  
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Bobber, git yerself a SCUBA diving, seeing eye dog confused


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#2122 - 09/29/06 10:12 AM Re: Photography Question  
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:rolleyes: laugh :p Ah, man. I want to do it myself. I am handi-capable. Don't need no dog.


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#2123 - 09/29/06 10:29 AM Re: Photography Question  
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laugh

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...or you could go with a non prescription bifocal mask... http://www.divesports.com/mall/xsscuba_mask_fusion2GR.asp

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I'm thinking about one of these myself.


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#2124 - 09/29/06 10:42 AM Re: Photography Question  
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Git the dog!


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#2125 - 09/29/06 10:45 AM Re: Photography Question  
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Bobber, I got a couple sets of these. 1 for my sunglasses and another for my mask. I think they work great and they come in good range of magnifications.
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#2126 - 09/29/06 02:06 PM Re: Photography Question  
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I'm currently using the stick on optix in my mask, and they are just to darn small. I can't tilt my head back far enough to see the viewscreen through them. I am looking for something that might be hard mounted (last dive trip the boat had soapy water in the bucket for the masks and them little buggers just floated off.) I also have a preference for full face masks so I don't particularly want to change. I think I saw an optometrist out in CA that would do this, but just thought I would float the question. Ideally, something covering the lower half of my mask lense.


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#2127 - 09/29/06 02:12 PM Re: Photography Question  

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Looks like you and the Mrs will just have to come out to CA! smile

#2128 - 09/29/06 02:14 PM Re: Photography Question  
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Oh, yeah, sea level, no altitude. :p


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#2129 - 09/29/06 02:27 PM Re: Photography Question  

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There you go! wink


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