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#21 tdpriest

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 06:09 AM

Depending on your prescription, Nauticam's adjustable viewfinder (in conjunction with any adjustment on the camera) may help match the viewfinder to your long-sightedness. I think that it can be adapted to other housings.

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Posted 02 November 2012 - 11:42 AM

I started wearing specs for reading but now need them for long-distance vision too, so now wear varifocals. However, visibility under water being what it is in even the best conditions, I find I don't need to see details far away so I go for the one prescription (plus 3 diopres) for the whole lens. Peter scoones, underwater cameraman, told me he has a lens for close-up in one side of his mask anda lens for distance in the other and his brain sorts it out.

Edited by John Bantin, 02 November 2012 - 11:42 AM.

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