New waterproof Olympus P&S
Posted 30 June 2008 - 12:25 PM
Posted 16 January 2009 - 05:43 AM
Several people have used them below 100 feet without a housing.
I also have an olympus sw 770, i've had it for almost a year now, these are great pics, do you mind if i ask what features and adjustments you used in these shots?
Posted 16 January 2009 - 06:00 AM
I like it OK as far as picture quality and reliability but unless Oly has changed some things on the new camera I'll bet these issues still exist:
Proprietary USB connection (one more cable to keep track of)
Does not charge from the Computer while plugged into USB (must carry the charger with)
Expensive storage media. (there are other more "standard" forms.
I'd be interested to hear if Oly has changed any of this.
Posted 22 January 2009 - 11:59 PM
I use an olympus 800- and am really delighted to find other olympus users here on one thread!!
I love the third shot above- absolutely gorgeous!
Typical settings I use with my oly when underwater - also using my ds-51
iso 100 -sometimes 200- sometimes 64
aperture priority or speed priority
ev nudged to -1.0
You are most welocme to check out
all pics taken with my oly 800.
Edited by Damo, 23 January 2009 - 12:01 AM.
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Posted 27 February 2009 - 02:18 AM
What I found especially intriguing is the comment that "Internal flash can be used underwater to trigger digital compatible slave". While this is a given for any compact, I wonder if this means that Oly has integrated FO sockets in these housings as they haven't previously mentioned this for any of their housings (it would make sense since they now have their own range of strobes, strobe arms etc...).
I will provide a report as soon as I have it.
Posted 27 February 2009 - 09:21 AM
See: PT-045 & PT-047, Sexy in Black!
Edited by JackConnick, 27 February 2009 - 09:22 AM.
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