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Sony full-frame with Nikonos 15mm - thoughts?

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#1 PeteAtkinson

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 06:50 PM

I don't shoot macro and currently lug around a Nauticam D800 housing -which is great, but big. Rectilinear wide interests me much more than fisheye. Has anyone been using a Nauticam A7 housing with the Nikonos 15mm successfully and consistently? Does focus peaking work well?

 



#2 JackConnick

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Posted 17 November 2017 - 10:59 PM

Hi;

 

Yes, it works pretty well. I shot that rig and found that I just stopped it down to about f/8 and did zone focus - one setting for closer up and one out to infinity. The lens has a huge depth of field. It's really small and very sharp.

 

I wrote a review with photos and video: Nauticam NA-A7 - Sony a7 Review: Mirrorless in Mexico

 

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Posted 03 January 2018 - 05:26 PM

I have this lens but use it with a Sony a5100.  The issue I run into is that the sensor is totally exposed in the housing and I've had instances where tiny bits of dust inside my housing would get on the sensor.