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New Member to Underwater Photography Guide

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Postby vijayr » Thu Feb 10, 2011 3:56 pm

Hi! My name is Vijay and I am the newest addition to Underwater Photography Guide. I am excited to be a part of this wonderful resource for Underwater Photographers. I'm looking forward to contributing what I can and to chatting with you, here on the forums!

Vijay Raman My Website

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Postby scottg » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:13 am

Let's give Vijay a nice welcome! Vijay will be putting up articles, helping to moderate the forums, and even taking some photos and writing some articles.

Vijay is a very skilled photographer, and award winning Orange County Underwater Photographic Society member. Welcome Vijay!

Scott Gietler Owner/Editor, Underwater Photography Guide & Bluewater Photo

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Postby bvanant » Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:13 am

Welcome to the UW photo guide. Great to have another local diver, and hope we can dive together soon. I look forward to seeing some great stuff from you.

Bill Van Antwerp Canon/Nauticam/Subal/Inon Lots of glass

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Postby Kevin Lee » Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:07 am

Welcome aboard, Vijay! Looking forward to working with you. BTW, congrats on your first place win in the February OCUPS contest. Your photo is up on
All best fishes! K:-).
Kevin Lee

Postby tswinner » Fri Feb 11, 2011 11:10 am

Welcome to the Underwater Photography Guide!
Hope to go diving with you soon.

Todd Winner

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Postby Michel Braunstein » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:58 pm

Hello Vijay,
Welcome on board!
Congrats on your new great and important job.
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Postby Critternut » Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:35 pm

Vijay, happy your along for the ride. We enjoyed having you out to Anilao. Your energy and knowledge are infectious. Looking forward to seeing some more of your photos. By the way, you need to get a drysuit ...Folks, Vijay is diving california waters in a 5 mm suit...yep, San miguel in 5 mil.....Whoaa.....and still getting good pics without the shake....

Now, Go and have an adventure!
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Postby James » Fri Feb 11, 2011 4:40 pm

Welcome vijay, nice to have you aboard. This is a great forum at all levels from beginner to expert and every thing in between. Looking forward to reading your posts and learning from your experiences. :D

Swim down, swim around, swim back up

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Postby vijayr » Mon Feb 14, 2011 2:55 pm

Thanks everyone! Just a point of clarification, it is a 6.5 with a hooded vest, but San Miguel was still REALLY COLD!! Yes, I do need a drysuit!

Vijay Raman My Website

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Postby seekncritters » Mon Feb 14, 2011 5:03 pm

Welcome Vijay! Looking forward to reading your articles!

When are you getting your drysuit?


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