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#381477 My Squid Egg filming on BBC

Posted by lutfu on 14 February 2017 - 05:12 AM


2015 i filmed a very rare squid egg and the  BBC  got interested with the footage and the story

So here is the  program BBC made

Enjoy watching....


#381293 Octo the pyscho

Posted by lutfu on 06 February 2017 - 11:18 PM

I filmed this octopus with a gh4 and 14 42 lens
Hope you enjoy

#380269 Panasonic LUMIX GH5 for underwater video

Posted by lutfu on 05 January 2017 - 06:55 AM

I know it is impossible but it would be good at least if  we could put our gh4 into the gh5 housing if we cant do the opposite ;)

#380202 Cavern dive

Posted by lutfu on 03 January 2017 - 02:04 PM


This is one of my favorite dive sights in Turkey

A nice cavern called Afkule or Aladdins Cavern

Filmed with a Panasonic GH4 except between  35.-42. seconds

Thanks for watching

music: cafe del mar

#378571 Vimeo Vs Youtube in 2017

Posted by lutfu on 08 November 2016 - 07:17 AM

İ agree from a to z what you have written here

In fact i stopped my pro account last month with vimeo and than they started to send me offers like 15 percent cheaper.for the same account..may be it was a campaign but i didnt like it that i have been offered cheaper options for something i have been paying for years

 And once i quit the pro account and became regular member they  deleted some of my movies  as well  (not deleted but they are not visible in my movies anymore   I HOPE)

plus, one of my movies have about  8 000 000 clicks on it but i havent benefit it at all , i always wonder if it was in you tube would i be paid for clicks after a certain amount???



#378319 Deep Macro

Posted by lutfu on 31 October 2016 - 01:09 PM

Hello Davide

If those are what u need,i filmed them in Istanbul about 25 meters deep

if you want to come and film you are more than welcome ,also the dive company owes me 4 dives ,we can share it as well



#376194 Slow motion from Mediterranean

Posted by lutfu on 17 August 2016 - 08:23 PM

oh sorry no im not using a filter just to the sand  but mostly with my lights on 


#376008 Slow motion from Mediterranean

Posted by lutfu on 11 August 2016 - 11:22 AM

Hello DB

Actually although You tube seems to be a better option for me also i cant make myself switch to it for some reason ,,,

I couldnt notice somethng major at the sceneries but may be because im using an old laptop with a screen putting not much detail  in,,will check on tv,,

About the lens i mostly shot those with a panasonic 7 14   and the sea horse was wıth olympus 12 50 with a +5 saga diopter and the octopus was with a panasonic 14 42 II

untill last year if we see a turtle on a dive it would be a mirracle but last 2 years we have bays like 10 of them in one place....we dont know what has changed but should be researched,,,,may be next year you start to see them also,,,,



#375982 Slow motion from Mediterranean

Posted by lutfu on 10 August 2016 - 09:10 PM


this is some slow motion footage from Mediterranean waters

I used a GH4 filming this....Music; cafe del mar


#373057 A film from mediterranean

Posted by lutfu on 27 April 2016 - 11:57 AM


This is a film from where i live called Fethiye .It is in Turkey

This has been filmed with a good old Z1 in an Amphibico housing which i think i was enjoying more than my newer mirrorless system.....

Hope you like 





Underwolves  68 Moves  Café Del Mar

#372241 A question about footage requirement

Posted by lutfu on 05 April 2016 - 06:49 AM

one of the leading tv companies has asked to use my footage in a program and to interview me also. Any idea what sort of price i should ask. Or would they expect it to be without charge. i have no idea.

#371919 Emergency replacement Sony Z100 in Lembeh?

Posted by lutfu on 27 March 2016 - 01:46 AM


Sorry to hear that your equipment flooded

I havent been to those places so i dont know the distances between the places but there should be a dive resort called papua explorers in raya ampat and the phone number is +62 822-4814-8888    

and the owners name is Tunc    he used to film with a canon xh a1 in a gates housing...i dont know if that suits you or if he is renting it out but if you want you can speak to him ...may be he helps in an other way

good luck

#367249 SM with GH4

Posted by lutfu on 18 November 2015 - 11:43 AM

Nice. I like the reversing moray eel. The slomo works well. How did you do it, and what percentage?

Hello Nick

Thanks for the comment

I used the option in the gh4 menu, in the video mode at  rec quality setings i chose the vfr available one and again in the video menu i chose the variable frame rate on and i chose the 96 fps          underwater i just filmed like i always do,And actualy many of the shots here are because i forgat the vfr on  :)


And the morray was the first moray kind of attack me ...i saw and filmed many of them but never seen such behaviour before...i think i was at wrong place wrong time...

#365480 Panasonic GH4 advanced settings

Posted by lutfu on 22 September 2015 - 09:25 AM


i have thoose filmings from same place but canon mark3 from April and GH4 from September

Actually last week we dived together but i dont have the files from any camera yet..once i get the files i can load them also

so this one is with canon mark3

and the second one is with gh4

as far as i know the guy with canon uses auto wb but i did manual wb from the stones

and september unfortunately they cut the long plants underwater....

#365192 the thing

Posted by lutfu on 13 September 2015 - 09:27 AM