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diverdon

Member Since 04 Dec 2005
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In Topic: SUBAL ND5 HOUSING!

20 January 2016 - 04:02 PM

I believe that Housing makers get preproduction cameras to work with. Nikon has to know that available housings will stimulate sales.


In Topic: Croatia with Sony RX100II

09 January 2016 - 11:40 AM

I think they are well composed and I like the sharpness. 


In Topic: Subal or Nauticam?

09 January 2016 - 11:08 AM

Funkyspelunker, You are really making sense. I started studying this thread to decide what housing I needed next. At that Time I was thinking about a housing for a D-810. Now it seems like the D-500 might be a better way to go. I loved the Subal for the D-200. I felt that for me the camera actually worked better and more naturally underwater than it did on the surface. That camera has 45,000 shutter trips on it, about 95% of them UW. It is probably the only piece of UW photo gear I have ever really got my moneys worth from.


In Topic: Subal or Nauticam?

08 January 2016 - 07:22 PM

Thank you, Funkyspelunker that's somewhat what I was hoping to hear. I would have prefered the Subal so that I could salavge my eyepiece and perhaps ports. 

 

Re: the sync cables, I am currently shooting dual Ikelight DS-160's, do you see any reason I could not just bring that part of the system along?


In Topic: Subal or Nauticam?

08 January 2016 - 06:19 PM

I have not upgraded since a D-200?Subal system. I shoot a D-300 D-700 and D-800 on land but I was never quite willing to bite the bullet for a new housing.

 

I wonder if any one has a reasonable guess how long it will take Subal or Nauticam to come out with a housing for the D-500?

 

My next trip to a dive location is coming in mid June, I am kinda hoping for a new setup before then. Does it seem realistic to hope for the D-500 by then?

 

(here is an odd forum quirk, under my portrait it list my name as "Guests" but I am loged in and when I edit this post it says "edited by diverdon")