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#1 flipken



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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:23 PM

With the Nauticam Nikon D800 and Sigma 15mm lens my choice would be to use the ZenDP230 dome. But I would like to use a smaller dome for pelagic snorkel photography without strobes. I own the 6"nauticam acrylic dome. However the lens shades touch the inside of the dome. Should I use a small extension ring or cut the shades of the lens. Is there maybe a better small dome choice then the 6"
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Posted 27 September 2012 - 09:52 PM

Hi Philip,

I was using the D800 and the Sigma 15mm with the Zen 200mm this week in Egypt with pleasing results and corner sharpness at F9 and above. No need to cut the lens shade either.

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 09:35 AM

Nice shots, Alex!

The black-and-white is particularly nice (turtles? Ho, hum...).

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Posted 29 September 2012 - 11:21 AM

Alex; Any idea how the Nikon 16mmFE would shoot behind an older Sea & Sea Optical Dome Port?...It's only 170mm, but shoots very well with the Tok 10-17 wide open, maybe the best dome S&S ever made.


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