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ScubaBob

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In Topic: Anybody shooting with the Panasonic GX80/85/GX7II?

26 September 2017 - 05:02 PM

I did test the MWB on the GX85 on the 3 day. I was able to get a good MWB at a very dark 45fsw. That being said, the camera is not great in low light and both shots are a bit noisy. I will post these shots in the next couple of days.


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In Topic: GH 5 Housings

26 September 2017 - 04:57 PM

I personally like the layout of the buttons on the Nauticam housings, specifically for the GH4 and GH5. The dedicated large back button focus, and re-routed WB and ISO buttons make for very intuitive operation. The GH2 and GX85 housings do not have these conveniences. I can't speak for the other housings.


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In Topic: Attaching a filter to Panasonic 7-14

22 September 2017 - 04:33 PM

Thanks bob! I'm having issues viewing the photos in the thread, apparently I need to purchase some shit from photobucket to do it. You wouldn't happen to have the thread saved or have an upgraded account already would you?


It's an issue with the OP's account. Click on the "view original" link below each pic and you can see them.



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In Topic: Attaching a filter to Panasonic 7-14

22 September 2017 - 12:10 PM

H,m that's odd. Yeah from what I've read it's a whole process to get it to fit, I was just reading what was probably 2 whole pages of instructions on how it's done and went meh fuck it.
Anyone else had the same experience as trickster when it came to installing the filter holder?


I just changed out the filter folder the way trickster described. I remember seeing mention of needing an additional plastic spacer/shim - but I did not find that step necessary.
Here's that thread:
https://www.dpreview.../thread/3480692




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In Topic: Attaching a filter to Panasonic 7-14

21 September 2017 - 08:25 AM

I'd like to attach a magic filter to the rear of my 7-14 lens and have been told to use hot glue by someone who has done it before but I thought double sided tape would make for a lot more flexibility for when u don't have any access to hot glue, as would be the situation on many dive vacations. Has anyone done this before? Any thoughts on the tape? Could take be the wrong move, could it be too thick making the filter touch the sensor?
All input is much appreciated!
Attached a file of how it would look with glue.
Cheers!


I used to use tape to attach the filter, then I ended up buying the filter holder made for the 8mm fisheye lens and installed that on the back the lens. I don't see any reason to use glue.


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