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TomR1

Member Since 28 Nov 2003
Offline Last Active Aug 17 2014 05:45 PM
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In Topic: Advice on the Sigma 150mm 2.8

16 August 2014 - 11:45 AM

The Sigma did not work well in the Philippines because of the poor visibility. However, I am off to Bali and Wakatobi where the vis should be better. Pictures when I return.


In Topic: Nikon 105vr manual vs auto focus

10 July 2014 - 09:51 AM

www.tomandginnie.com/wakatobi_in_super_macro.htm

 

Actually at the magnification of a +10 Sub See all I can do is get a single focus rectangle on a pigmy. Here is a writeup from yesteryear on the process. A very small pigmy in very low resolution from that presentation is attached. It has been formatted for the presentation but is full frame.

 

That was 2011. I have increased my technique since then but no interesting pigmys

 

 


In Topic: Nikon 105vr manual vs auto focus

04 July 2014 - 08:27 PM

I don't have a manual focus capability and I still do just fine with super macro shots. I set the camera in focus priority. I then get a bit too close and slowly back out until the camera decides it is focus and takes the shot. It is a frustrating process but the camera (d-300) is quite good at deciding it is in focus.

 

Tom


In Topic: Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO (HSM OS) zoom gear for Aquatica

02 July 2014 - 10:56 PM

I have one for the Seatool. It is permanently fixed to the lens. That is the only way it will work. It nay work for the Aquatica.


In Topic: EM-10 Housing?

05 June 2014 - 09:26 AM

Who is displaying this housing/camera at the Long Beach show?

 

Tom