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#1 Miru

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Posted 04 July 2018 - 03:47 PM

Hello guys

I was in Raja ampat this FEB

It was my first time there, and corals and critters there were truly amazing

 

I stayed in Biodiversity eco resort, was peaceful and calm, but no air-conditioning or fans. so we had to struggle with moist inside camera

Yenbuba jetty was my favorite, but during my dives in Yenbuba jetty I experienced terrible water leakage in my camera, so I had to let go of my a7s2 there, and used r2 which I brought for land-pictures (I was lucky in some sense)

 

A7sii,A7rii, sea&sea housing, SEL1635, SEL90M, weefine 8000lumen(x2)

(ps. Does anyone have good idea for using fisheye with A7?)

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Feel free to leave comments or advise.

 


Edited by Miru, 04 July 2018 - 03:59 PM.


#2 hellhole

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 07:03 AM

Nice video... !!!

Want to ask if you use auto wb or the underwater wb on the r2? Or it's manual?
You shot it at 4k? Or which video mode? I also am going r4 in Dec. Want to try the setting out before I get there

#3 Miru

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 07:53 AM

Thank you hellhole, I used underwater wb when shooting in natural light, but I used manual & automatic WB when I was using my video lights.

Yes, I did in 4K, 24fps.



#4 Pajjpen

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 08:13 AM

Lovely mate. Planning a trip to raja right now actually.

#5 TaxiDiver14

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Posted 05 July 2018 - 11:28 AM

Well done, waiting to april for the crossing cruise on Mermaid II.

#6 SeaPost22

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Posted 09 July 2018 - 01:34 PM

Looking sharp! Are you using Filmora in editing?



#7 Lionfi2s

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 03:59 AM

Very well made! Congratulations!



#8 Miru

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 06:49 PM

I use both. As underwater WB mode makes sometimes everything red, in case I use video lights, but when I keep it steady and focus on things, color become less red and sometimes very natural. 

And I did it in 4K, 24fps. And no picture profile. 

 

Nice video... !!!

Want to ask if you use auto wb or the underwater wb on the r2? Or it's manual?
You shot it at 4k? Or which video mode? I also am going r4 in Dec. Want to try the setting out before I get there


Thanks mate. I use Davinci resolve, Final cut pro X.

Looking sharp! Are you using Filmora in editing?



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Posted 07 September 2018 - 06:02 PM

Like the video.  It is kind of uplifting. 

Not sure I understand your question about using fisheye lens.

I have Sony a7Rii as well, and I used 28mm with a wish eye lens combination.  It works well for large fish, like in manta rays. You could see in my video: https://youtu.be/dJKKAWb0Efs.

 

Also, how did you managed do UW white balance with this camera.  It does not work for me underwater.

Thanks again for the video.  It is great.



#10 shazzah

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 12:43 PM

Beautiful and professional video!  Nice mix of natural audio, voice and soundtrack. 

 

Did you use final cut pro for the editing/



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Posted 21 October 2018 - 01:48 PM

Great video!  I will be in Raja next month, my third trip.  Never do any video, but love yours so much!  I have the A7II R, maybe I will give it a go this time.  What kind of video light do you use?  Cheers.



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Posted 21 October 2018 - 02:08 PM

Really nice, Miru. Well done!

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