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Cannon 7D or Nikon D300s for kayaking photography?
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Looking or advise on which camera to buy for my paddlig photography. Currently using Nikon and a big fan however open to suggestions from anyone who owns either. Thanks for any advise given

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Started this discussion. Last reply by Kim Russell (previously Becker) Apr 14, 2011.

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About Me
First of all an introduction…… My name is Dale Mears. I am a keen kayaker both freestyle and river running. I enjoy spending my time paddling with friends in various locations around the UK and further a field or spending time in some of the coolest locations around the world. I have been a member of the UK Wavesport team for 3 years now which allows me to paddle the boats I love and promote them on and off the water. I hold down a career as a D&T Teacher during the week, and by 3:10pm on a Friday I’m usually off on a boating adventure. Perks to the job include 13 weeks a year holidays where I try and paddle as much as possible. I am also a keen photography, and am trying to combining my love for paddling and photography.
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Project 52, Mobius 57, Recon 83

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More flooding in the UK lets the Mobius play!

Posted on February 20, 2014 at 12:47pm

Mobius 57 UK arrival and first thoughts part 1

Hi

Today my Mobius 57 finally arrived in the UK. We have had lots of rain over the last week and a half meaning that our main Whitewater course Holme Pierrepont Nottingham has been closed due to flooding. For the last week I have been planning the arrival of my Mobius and praying that levels stay friendly.

Levels were good and Newark weir has been running for a few days, Newark weir is a series of waves formed over a weir producing a very shallow wave approx. 2in deep…

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Posted on October 26, 2013 at 5:08pm

My first Recon mission in the UK

After an evening at Nottingham’s Christmas market with the boys from Wavesport UK we made plans to head North in the morning up to the River Tees. Water levels we knew had dropped off in most of the UK, but we were armed with 3 brand new Wavesport Recon kayaks and the Wavesport van.

I…

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Posted on December 2, 2012 at 5:14pm

Trent Lock Wave – Nottingham UK’s Secret Gem

We have had a lot of rain recently in the UK, especially over the midlands area. Being based in Nottingham sometimes has its advantages. Most UK paddlers know that the River Thames has a range of weirs that at different levels can provide some great paddling. Well some of you may not know that so does the River Trent! The only problem is that it requires not only some consistent rain but some flash flooding!

Trent Lock is one of the myths of UK play boating, a wave that forms when the…

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Posted on July 10, 2012 at 2:48pm

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At 6:37am on September 27, 2011, Tom Pattison said…
Happy Birthday mate, hope you have a great day
At 9:02am on September 8, 2011, Tom Pattison said…

Hey Dale,

 

I just sent you an email with some Red Bull info in it - can you let me know if you don't get it?

Wayne finally found some barrels this morning so the build begins!!

 

Hope alls good

Tom

 
 
 

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