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#1 RestlessDeviant

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 02:56 AM

A self indulgent video to lay tribute a recently died housing.  Its all shot from a Sony SR12 which is seriously dated and slightly embarrassing quality compared to what others are posting here, but it was a fun 5 or so years filming as a hobby..... Time for an upgrade :)

 

 

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A 'Best Of' video made from footage collected over 5 years
 
Footage includes: 
 
Mating Blue Ringed Octopus, Tiger Shark, Pygmy Seahorse, Mimic Octopus, Flamboyant Cuttlefish, Frogfish, Weedy Sea Dragon and MANY MORE
 
Locations:
 
Fiji - Pacific Harbour
Australia - Great Barrier Reef, South West Rocks, Sydney
Thailand -  Similan Islands, Koh Tao
Indonesia - Bali, Wakatobi, Lembah Straits, Pulau Weh, Gili Islands
 
Shot with Sony SR12 Camcorder, Light & Motion Bluefin Housing, 110 Degree Fathom WA Lens
 
Please Like and Share!
 
The music is I am Victorious by Tim McMorris under a Creative Common licence
www.timmcmorris.com
 
The footage was converted to 1080p for YouTube using high quality method from Nick Hope Bubble Vision:
 

 


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#2 Pete L

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 12:38 AM

Ahhh, the SR12. I still have mine  & the bluefin housing/fathom combo. Can't quite let it go yet.

You have some nice stuff there.

Is your housing not able to be fixed?

Cheers Pete.


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#3 RestlessDeviant

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 02:17 AM

Hi Pete,

 

I've always been really happy with the footage the last years, the colours are very vivid, great white balance and the fathom lens is just a delight ;) But the more other videos I watch now from new pro cameras, its getting painful to my eyes to edit my own footage!

 

I'm still kind of gutted it broke though, I would be very happy to have kept it as a back up kit.  The housing took a knock or something I think, cos for the last 50 or so dives it was leaking, but really minor.  1 or 2 small drips after a dive inside.  I changed all the orings a few times but still leaked.

 

Eventually the back screen packed in... But I still used it for filming with no screen ^^ .... And then the electrics completely went. L&M never replied about a replacement backplate and monitor, but I'm sure it is not going to be worth it.  The housing and lens is locked to such an old camera. :( :(

 

I will upgrade soon to the PMW 200 with Gates so I can get another Fathom SWP lens :)


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#4 Pete L

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 11:23 PM

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