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Jun 11, 2011, 18:17 #1
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Hey all,

Just letting you know that I'll be off to Fiji tomorrow - escaping to tropical paradise for 6 days! It's winter over here at the moment so it'll be nice to get some warm sunshiney weather for a bit. There is supposed to be free wifi in the resort so I'll try to check in once in a while but no guarantees...

In a bit of a shock decision, I've decided not to bring along my Canon 7D, opting instead to use my wife's Canon compact and also a little waterproof camera for snorkelling. I just thought being on the beach all day and in the water, it'll probably be a bit impractical lugging 2kg of gear around, worried about it getting stolen, soiled with sand, etc.

Anyway, see you all in a bit!

Julian


Jun 11, 2011, 19:39 #2
matthew Shuttertalker *****
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What did he say – he's buying a Fuji??? Big Grin

Have a great trip, and I wholeheartedly support the idea of just bringing the compact and a waterproof camera. They're fun.

Jun 11, 2011, 20:15 #3
EnglishBob AKA Craig *****
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Have a great trip... when I go on vacation these days it's a hard choice... Golf gear or Camera Big Grin

Jun 11, 2011, 21:07 #4
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I also thought "but he doesn't have a Fuji...."

Have you and your family a great trip Jules... Smile

Jun 12, 2011, 05:19 #5
matthew Shuttertalker *****
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I also have to admit that I was wondering why someone who lives in Australia would need to go away on vacation – but then I remembered: "Melbourne". Big GrinBig GrinBig Grin

Jun 12, 2011, 06:47 #6
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Have fun Jules! Talk to you soon.


Jun 12, 2011, 07:28 #7
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I thought Fiji was in the southern part of the world, therefore it will be winter there as well. :/
I know it's not in europe anyway. Big Grin

Its high summer in the UK, and peeing it down at the moment, with balmy temperatures around 15-18 C. Brr. Cool

Have a nice holiday.

Lumix LX5.
Canon 350 D.+ 18-55 Kit lens + Tamron 70-300 macro. + Canon 50mm f1.8 + Manfrotto tripod, in bag.

Jun 12, 2011, 08:57 #8
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Have a nice trip dear Julian,

Blessing and Happiness,
with my love,
nia

Jun 13, 2011, 13:54 #9
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Yep, I thought he said "Fuji" as well.
Have a good one. Big Grin






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