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#1 rramaley

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Posted 28 June 2014 - 02:54 PM

Here's a little compilation of footage shot on a recent trip to Belize.  Shot with a 5dmk3 in a Nauticam housing. Canon 16-35 lens. All natural light - though it would have been nice to have had lights for the whale shark - but they were not permitted   :(  .   Being relatively new with this camera and DSLRs in general, I am quite happy with the results.  The premiere pro editing software was great as well as the After Effects add on I used to stabilise the shots - one or two shots have a bit of waviness as the motion was too much for the software to handle - like when I bonked a coral with my dome - oops (objects in the viewfinder are closer than they appear).  I did see the softness in the edges with the 16-35mm lens but generally good sharp shots with good depth of field.

 

I bought this camera for low light performance and I have not been disappointed... The white balance capability was also quite impressive (particularly after struggling at times with my Sony 550 HDR video cam....)

 

Footage is from dive sites at Glovers Reef, Lighthouse Reef and of course Gladden Spit for the whale sharks. We dove and stayed with Hamanasi - a very good operation.

 


Edited by rramaley, 28 June 2014 - 02:56 PM.






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