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Alvin Ho

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The surf package (with water proof housing) was selling at $499 at ADEX.. Real tempting!!
considering i also do biking as well, so its like 1 camera, many uses...

Also, what other after market mods do it need?

i think the Gopro will be more useful as a videocam rather than a still camera. The footage is pretty darn good, enough resolution for computer screen at least. If you have friends then suggest you get from US where it is USD$299. I have the older GoPro Hero 1 and just ordered th patima housing for it. Alu alloy so will last a while. There are other 3rd party housing options which may be cheaper.
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Canon 100mm L Macro, Canon 16-35mm L, Canon 8-15mm FE, Nexus Housing
Sony A7R2, A6300 Sony 90mm Macro, Nauticam Housing
Inon Z-240 Strobes, Weefine Video lights, FIT Focus lights

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMUdATeS_OQ&feature=youtu.be

u/w wide angle footage and land footage using Gopro....
Canon 5D MK III
Canon 100mm L Macro, Canon 16-35mm L, Canon 8-15mm FE, Nexus Housing
Sony A7R2, A6300 Sony 90mm Macro, Nauticam Housing
Inon Z-240 Strobes, Weefine Video lights, FIT Focus lights

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The surf package (with water proof housing) was selling at $499 at ADEX.. Real tempting!!
considering i also do biking as well, so its like 1 camera, many uses...

Also, what other after market mods do it need?

If you intent to use it underwater, a 3rd party lens or case is needed. If you use the original case, all your photos and videos taken u/w will be blur. You'll also need a way to either mount it or hold it. That means more accessories to buy. I'm actually quite curious how other GoPro users are doing it.

Tip: If anyone is flying from Changi airport, you can find the GoPro HD2 being sold at all the terminals. The price is SGD466, and no GST. BUT... they are always out of stocks, so better to reserve before you fly. GoPro accessories are also cheaper.

If you know the staff there, discount lagi better.

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Everyone starts with "just wants some pics for memories"..  ;D

well say well say..... words really poke into my heart.

Sometime talking to newbie like seeing my past self in the mirror. 很天真,很傻 hahaha

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Excuse me.. Did u just told me last night u buying more arms and strobes? And since we last met.. U already bought macro and wide angle lens? u r a gone DIN.. GONE! ;D ;D ;D

Well, this will be my last purchase ever! I let myself slide into the hole a little. Trying out WA this coming trip, once I managed to capture that perfect sunburst like Alvin, I will give up!

Anyway, I just want take some pics for memories... :P

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If you intent to use it underwater, a 3rd party lens or case is needed. If you use the original case, all your photos and videos taken u/w will be blur. You'll also need a way to either mount it or hold it. That means more accessories to buy. I'm actually quite curious how other GoPro users are doing it.

Tip: If anyone is flying from Changi airport, you can find the GoPro HD2 being sold at all the terminals. The price is SGD466, and no GST. BUT... they are always out of stocks, so better to reserve before you fly. GoPro accessories are also cheaper.

If you know the staff there, discount lagi better.

i will quietly say... parissilk gives better deal :) onthe gopro...

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Excuse me.. Did u just told me last night u buying more arms and strobes? And since we last met.. U already bought macro and wide angle lens? u r a gone DIN.. GONE! ;D ;D ;D

really he call u? now i understand why he call me too.

Think he was hoping I can pull him out of the black hole by telling him it's enuf, stop at 1 strobe . But he forget I'm deeper than him, how to pull him out? So i did a good job by pulling him in deeper by encourage him go for 2 strobe.

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really he call u? now i understand why he call me too.

Think he was hoping I can pull him out of the black hole by telling him it's enuf, stop at 1 strobe . But he forget I'm deeper than him, how to pull him out? So i did a good job by pulling him in deeper by encourage him go for 2 strobe.

I regret calling all of you!! :P
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Anyway, I just want take some pics for memories... :P

pls stop saying this, i can't stop laughing

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Start from throw my set away till buy DSLR, hahaha   ;D ;D

I'm surprise for this post running very fast, I'm very appreciate for all your kindness. I bought this set to start the UW shot, practicing UW photo taking. When I have some experience then I'll upgrade to the better compact one, Canon S100 is one of my favorite, for the strobe there are INON/ S&S/ Ikelite but I don't know which one will suitable for my FE-360 and future S100 esp. my budget. hahaha!!!