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thani

Member Since 13 Aug 2008
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In Topic: Help! I'm going blind

24 October 2014 - 09:37 AM

Does it make you swim around in circles? :)

Actually, I think it does Peter :)
Last time I used the lens I got separated from my buddy and ended up where I started the dive. Just kidding. It really works. I am used to wearing contact lenses and it solves the reading/focus issue for me which is a big challenge when you only have the option of manual focus on cameras such as Blackmagic cameras.
I hope others can benefit from this solution.

In Topic: Help! I'm going blind

24 October 2014 - 02:21 AM

Hi guys,

I was thinking of the same prescriptiondivemask but then I run into the disposal contact lenses for close reading. You just wear one in one eye off course :) and it takes a bit adjusting to it.
It works and now I always wear one when shooting. As a refrence I use it with Blackmagic 2.5k & 4k cameras.

In Topic: fogging dome port and lens while video recording

02 September 2014 - 09:01 PM

Any other ideas or experiences like that? Am I right with my assumptions? Should I have always prepared the camera in an AC-controlled environment like inside the ship?
Thanks


I always setup in AC places whenever available (boats or hotels). Done that in Dubai, Redsea & Malidives. Never got fogging issue. If I have to setup ouside in warm/humid places, fogging will occur when I hit the cooler ocean waters :)

In Topic: Upcoming Panasonic GH-4K

01 August 2014 - 10:39 AM

Hi Jean,

I already invested in a Zen 8 inch dome with an Aquatica mount, can I use the same for your GH4 housing?
http://reefphoto.com...roducts_id=4569

I have the panasonic 7-14 and contemplating to buy the faster 12-35mm 2.8 cause it's faster. Is the above dome good for such lenses?

In Topic: Black Magic Production Camera underwater footage

30 July 2014 - 12:18 PM

Thani, have you thought of using the 4k on Youtube?  The Vimeo 720p just destroyed the video.
 
The topside shot at the end was very nice.

I have rendered it only at Full HD 1080p via resolve. Make sure you play it at Full HD resolution. Vimeo does a good job preserving the video especially when H.264 is used as a codec.

I think youtube compression is much more worse and 4k would be very heavy I thought.

The same version is available on YouTube: