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In Topic: Nauticam Vacuum Valve With BCD inflator

26 October 2014 - 04:20 AM

I think your best option is an exchange through your retailer...  The valve operates very simply.  Close the check valve, connect the bcd hose, then crack the tank.

In Topic: GH4 lens recommandation

11 June 2014 - 02:19 PM

I disagree with Moses's strategy of using the 12-50 in Macro Port 65, which doesn't allow use of the lens' built in macro mode.  This is a really compelling advantage, depicted here:


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It probably isn't the highest quality lens available, but I don't know of any lens on any other format that gives the underwater photographer this range from almost wide angle to almost macro, then with the flip of a switch pretty serious macro.  For someone looking for flexibility on a dive this is hard to beat.

In Topic: GH4 lens recommandation

03 June 2014 - 12:26 PM

I think 12-50 is amazingly versatile, especially in the Nauticam port where you can access the macro mode.  


My kit for micro four thirds would be:


Panasonic 8mm Fisheye for Close Focus Wide Angle

Panasonic 7-14 for Pelagics, Skittish Wide Angle

Olympus 12-50, Midrange and Macro

Olympus 60mm, Real Macro


I'd also carry Olympus 12mm /2 and 12-40 for topside shooting, but am not sure that I'd use them underwater.

In Topic: Sony Alpha A6000

14 May 2014 - 08:58 AM

The latest update I have from Zeiss here is that 50mm should start shipping next week, but in limited quantities.

In Topic: Sony Alpha A6000

14 May 2014 - 08:54 AM

Support for SEL1670Z Vario Tessar T E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS is available.