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Larry C

Member Since 10 Dec 2005
Offline Last Active Oct 10 2016 06:29 PM

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In Topic: D7200 or .... Sony CyperShot RX100?

22 September 2016 - 11:30 AM

It's all about you.  You can take fantastic pictures with almost any camera, but some have better native capability in certain areas.  The RX is going to be smaller, lighter and more versatile as well as cheaper.  It will take nice pictures and terrific video.  If you want to shoot macro with it, you will have to add a wet macro lens.  Your wide angle won't be as wide as a D7200 with a fisheye.  You won't have as many choices in terms of specialty shots, such as sun bursts, over/unders.  Your F-stop range will be limited and your autofocus will be slower.  OTOH, you'll switch seamlessly between photo and video.  You'll be able to shoot standard and wide in a single dive.  You'll be able to pack all your photo gear in one carry-on bag.  Good luck.

In Topic: Sigma 17-70 or Tokina 10-17

15 September 2016 - 02:30 PM

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Leafy Seadragon

South Australia

Aquatica AD7000

Tokina 10-17mm with Kenko 1.4x TC behind 100mm Mini Dome

Great lighting on the dragon, Marc.  Two strobes inward?

In Topic: Sigma 17-70 or Tokina 10-17

15 September 2016 - 02:28 PM

99% of my dives are with the 10-17 or 60mm macro.  10-17 with 1.4 will give you enough leeway that your subject isn't too tiny, and make it easier to avoid flare in silty water.  I have a variety of tweener lenses and don't use any of them much because frankly, all they're good for is portraits of medium size fish.  I don't even use a port spacer with the 1.4, as my Bare port works with 10-17, 60mm and 10-17+1.4 without any.

In Topic: Nikonos Servicing

05 September 2016 - 06:11 PM


In Topic: Travel with a back up camera body?

22 August 2016 - 02:16 PM

I keep a back up and use it for topside pics so I don't have to pull the camera out of the housing, and I can leave the back-up out of the room for a couple of hours to de-steam it before shooting in sultry climates.