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In Topic: SUBAL ND5 HOUSING!

26 February 2016 - 08:14 AM

besides, I am counting 5 pressing levers on the right side....busy right handed indeed!


In Topic: SUBAL ND5 HOUSING!

26 February 2016 - 08:12 AM

maybe this is the tricky button?

 


In Topic: Strobe / Video light combo

14 February 2016 - 02:02 AM

check this out:

 

http://subtronic.de/productView.php?product=Pro160%20Fusion%20ohne%20Zubehör

 

I have 2 of them, and it works quite well.


In Topic: Nikon D5 and D500 Launch Event

04 February 2016 - 03:55 AM

the ISO button on the right/top side of the camera will certainly be accessible by housing manufacturers. However, with the right hand already so busy during uw shooting (focus initiating, shutter release, change of aperture and shutter speed, stop flash, start video etc.) and now in addition to change the ISO sensitivity, this seems to me a step back in ergonomics. Hope there is still another button to reassign the change in ISO to be used with the left hand (although I understand that the Mode button cannot be used for that). let's see!

 

But for me there is anyways no real reason to upgrade, neither for camera nor the housing (and thus even saves a ton of money...)


In Topic: Subtronics Strobes 270 vs 270 Fusion

29 January 2016 - 01:42 AM

I have two 160 Fusions and like the setup very much. It is slick and small (the 160) and can be used for stills and video, interchangeably. I also believe one does not need the 270 power; I almost never use more power than 1/4 of the 2 x 160. The real issue of using the video lights on the fusions is the battery consumption, which may be tricky. If you shoot both stills and video interchangeably this is a good and convenient way to go. Sometimes when knowing beforehand to shoot videos primarily I add a Keldan lamp and this gives me a total of almost 10'000 Lumen.