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Dave Baxter Profile

Dave Baxter

I am from Australia
Member since: Monday, November 3, 2008
I got serious about U/W photos about 2 years ago - my 1st DSLR was a Nikon D50 in Ikelite housing , which lasted those 2 years until the need to improve the MP count as well as FPS count got too great (D50 is a 6mp camera) - hence I have upgraded to a Nikon D300s in aquatica housing in March 2010

I have the following lenses 10.5mm, 10-17mm, 60mm and a 105mm

I dive the temperate waters around Western Australia -traveling once a year to a tropical location for fantastic creatures and warm water ;-) I really enjoy the stress of temperate macro work -its a challenge .
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My Portfolio

  gobbleguts babies
  Occy. Occy
  What you looking
  Great white mates
  leafy seadragon
  great white shark going bite

My Contest Stats

I have 199 entries in the photo contest
Latest Entries...
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entered Tuesday, July 18, 2017


CategoryNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Freshwater11717
Macro - Close-Up2645417
Macro - not swimming3460117
Macro - Nudibranchia1524616
Macro - Super macro12828
Macro - swimming2447119
Over/Under (shots half topside, half U/W)11616
Sharks4379
Temperate Waters6586813
Topside (above water but marine related)35618
Wide Angle - Close Focus23618
Wide Angle - Divers34314
Wide Angle - Marine Life813516
Wide Angle - Natural Light (no strobe)911913
Wide Angle - Wrecks34715
totals 199317415
Seas I have divedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
unspecified56012
Bali Sea3764717
Celebes Sea59519
Great Australian Bight322247
Indian Ocean108190917
Pacific48721
Philippine Sea12020
Sulu and Sulawesi Seas36822
Tasman Sea11616
Timor Sea34816
totals 199317415
Countries I have visitedNumber of EntriesTotal votesAverage votes
Australia152231815
Christmas Island11616
East Timor34816
Fiji34515
Indonesia3769518
Maldives11515
Philippines12020
United States11717
totals 199317415

My Forum Posts

I have 16 forum posts

Recent Forum posts...
Nikon D50 , Ikelite housing , arms +p...
Posted: Thursday, November 5, 2009
very cool
Posted: Thursday, June 4, 2009


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