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Recommendations for affordable UW Video Options

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#1 jtkirby426

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 01:07 PM

Hello, I'm interested in starting more underwater video work. Any advice is appreciated!



#2 bvanant

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Posted 23 May 2019 - 03:41 PM

what do you mean by affordable? 

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#3 WittzEnd

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Posted 26 May 2019 - 12:04 PM

I started out with a GoPro Hero 6 and housing. Now have upgraded to a Panasonic LX-10. For me Id say the Hero 6 was affordable to LX-10 plus all the extras makes it about 3-4K depending options.

#4 sidcaver

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Posted 27 May 2019 - 08:54 AM

I started really small, read here small Sony with no lights. I moved up to a Sony RX100 II with 2x5000 Lumen Video lights which produced great results. (Nudge nudge I am selling that entire setup) as I went up to 4K. My advice: It's all about the lights (and frames per second) when it comes to video.







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