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Wishing for digital updates?

Posted on Mon 06 December 2010 in Gear, Geek, Photography

Are you wishing for better photos and more amazing updates when we go sailing? Well I added a couple of things to our Amazon Wish List that you might want to check out. I’m not really begging you to buy them for us, more of just a way for me to track toys. But ya know if the spirit moves you…  :-)

                                                                                                                                                    The [Nikon
                                                                                                                                                    D700](https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0042X9LC4?tag=peaboyssailin-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B0042X9LC4&adid=0CSCCMDMXF13N91RD57Z&) is
                                                                                                                                                    their latest prosumer model. The body is more rugged and its a big upgrade over my D50 as a still camera and it even shoots HD video. I actually
                                                                                                                                                    think Dawn is going to end up doing a lot of the photography. She has a really good eye and when we have two cameras then she can start to kick my
                                                                                                                                                    photographic butt.

                                                                                                                                                    The [Go Pro Surf
                                                                                                                                                    Hero](https://www.amazon.com/dp/B002VA59DK?tag=peaboyssailin-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B002VA59DK&adid=1MAAYZ51AF6VAYQ9HH57&) is
                                                                                                                                                    a pretty amazing little video camera used by surfers, snowboarders and all kind of brethren crazy folks. This is what I will use to shoot video and
                                                                                                                                                    create time lapse movies of our journeys.
                                                                                                                                                    Im considering mounting several of them on the boat, one on the bow or mast facing forward and another facing the cockpit. The idea is to have lots
                                                                                                                                                    of content to create blogs from and to product time-lapse films from captured stills. I really want people to be able to tell whats it really like
                                                                                                                                                    out there.

                                                                                                                                                    Were going to need lots of file space to store all these images and videos. Its hard to believe it but for around \$100 you can get a name brand
                                                                                                                                                    1TB ruggedized hard drive. The [La
                                                                                                                                                    Cie](https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0024R57U0?tag=peaboyssailin-20&camp=0&creative=0&linkCode=as1&creativeASIN=B0024R57U0&adid=08QSDVBBTENTDTR7K8M1&) is
                                                                                                                                                    used by photographers and adventures galore. I have a couple 500GB ones already (already full). The [La Cie 1TB
                                                                                                                                                    will hold us over for another year or so until 2TB drive are \$50 or solid state drives drop in price.