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Old June 5th, 2007, 08:54 PM   #1
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...and Welcome to a New Sponsor, DSC Labs!

Thanks to the generosity of DSC Labs (www.dsclabs.com), our winners will also be sent one of these:

http://www.dsclabs.com/camfocus.htm

I was looking for some prizes unique and specific to outdoors shooters and Michael Kent at DSC Labs offered these. The CamFocus cards are a great little tool, because you can wear them around your neck, they're highly portable, weigh next to nothing, and they will help you establish consistent white balance and critical focus.

If you shoot outdoors in variable lighting conditions, it is an invaluable tool. I bought a used card on DVinfo about a million years ago, and I use it almost daily. It's pretty much a staple of my kit.

Thanks, DSC Labs, and welcome to our contest....

They have an interesting contest which they run through their own website. I wish I had known about it before I went to Bhutan. I coulda been a contender! Maybe a UWOLer will win it next! You're a talented and competitive lot, I hope to see one of your smiling faces on their website soon!

Check it out...

http://www.dsclabs.com/dsc_contests.htm
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Old June 6th, 2007, 02:55 PM   #2
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Wow Meryem, that's awesome!

With so many of us shooting HD now, critical focus is a big problem. Just a little off and it really shows in HD.

I'd like to give a shout out to DSC Labs for coming on board as a sponsor. UWOL will only get bigger and better. I've seen the level of films increase dramtically since UWOL#1
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Old June 7th, 2007, 05:10 AM   #3
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Thank you Meryem for doing a great job.
I agree with you Kevin, it's getting better and better, both forum and films.
By the way, this week Per Johan came on a visit up to my home place.
Very nice weather and a lot of great shots from Runde and Kvamsoy.
You can see a short clip here: http://www.dvinfo.net/conf/showthread.php?t=95979

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Old June 7th, 2007, 06:09 AM   #4
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This is great! The challenge is growing :) hopefully we'll be getting more films than ever in UC4....I have a feeling we might be suprised with the numbers on the next one.

Big thanks to DSC....great to have you aboard!
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Old June 7th, 2007, 07:13 AM   #5
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WOW, this is getting better all the time. I could really use one of these. Meryme, thank you so much for all your hard work. Bob Safay
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Old June 9th, 2007, 02:16 AM   #6
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This is great Meryem, thanks for your effort in getting sponsors to the Challenge!

As Mat says I think the Challenge gonna grow in size with more and more attendants.

Once again, thanks very much to the uwol-team which make this possible. It's a pleasure to be aboard!
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