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Fiberoptic cable length for 2 person snoot use


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I've tried snoot macro shots before with some (minimal) success and feel "aiming" the snoot is most of the battle for me.

On an upcoming trip I should have the ability to do repeated macro dives with super-helpful Indonesian dive guides.
I really appreciated the recent WaterPixels article about making your own fiberoptic cable.
What would be suggested for the optimum length for a fiberoptic cable for the snoot strobe aimed by an "assistant"?

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Pretty much as long as you like, Doc. What you don’t use immediately is easily just coiled up by your strobe assistant. Pick a length… 3 feet, 4 feet…. Much depends on the lens and subject and whether yiu want the assistant in the pic too! 

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