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adamhanlon

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Fang Blenny?

21 September 2017 - 10:35 AM

Hi all,

 

This one is driving me mad!

 

Taken in Lembeh, Indonesia

 

Any ideas (it is probably something simple?)

 

 

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Thank you

 

Adam


Nikon D850-discuss!

24 August 2017 - 01:10 PM

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Nikon has announced the new D850

 

Specs are pretty impressive:

 

45.7 MP

7fps

Native ISO range: 64-25,600 (Nikon are claiming a full stop of extra ISO performance, with no reduction in dynamic range)

AF from D5/D500

Uncropped 4K UHD video

120fps 1080 HD output

Focus peaking and zebras

Extended battery life

Dual card slots

 

Nikon's press release is here:

 

http://wetpixel.com/...rame-slr-camera

 

There is also a great resource aggregating information about the new camera here:

 

https://www.facebook...ikonD850camera/

 

So...will it tempt underwater photographers?

 

Adam


Nikon D810 body for sale

19 August 2017 - 05:58 AM

1 x Nikon D810 body (serial number 3028727)

 

Camera is in very good working condition. Sensor has been regularly cleaned by Nikon.

 

I have two D810 bodies and I only got this one in November 2015.

 

Shutter count is only 16878.

 

It does not have original packaging or straps etc. It will ship with Nikon battery and Nikon charger. It will also ship with a SanDisk Extreme 128Gb CF card.

 

Price is UKP1300 excluding shipping. PayPal and international shipping is fine (at buyer's expense)

 

PM me for more details and pictures!

 

All the best

 

Adam


Nikon 8-15mm in the house!

19 June 2017 - 10:13 AM

Hi all,

 

Wetpixel has purchased the new Nikon 8-15mm lens in order to review it.

 

It arrived today!

 

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Many thanks to Dale Photographic for moving heaven and earth to get one very early for us.

 

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In terms of size, it is slightly longer than the Tokina 10-17mm. Of course, this does not necessarily reflect the len's nodal point, so actual dome and extension lengths still need to be experimented with.

 

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I shot some images of it on the D500 and D810. 

 

D810:

 

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@8mm

 

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@11mm

 

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@15mm

 

D500:

 

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@8mm

 

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@11.5mm

 

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@13mm

 

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@15mm

 

For FOV comparison purposes, here are two with the D500 and Tokina 10-17mm:

 

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@10mm

 

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@17mm

 

First impressions of the lens would suggest that build quality is similar to that of the Canon EF 8-15mm F/4L lens. Optical quality has not been tested yet.

 

I am going to try and rig a zoom ring for it now and shoot it tomorrow behind a dome....

 

Any specific queries, please fire away

 

Adam


How to create great images...

31 May 2017 - 02:27 AM

Hi all,

 

I have just posted an article on the Wetpixel front page containing some of my opinions about what constitutes great imagery.

 

http://wetpixel.com/...e-great-imagery

 

Like all opinions, my thoughts should be open for debate! I would very much welcome feedback and other's thoughts on the subject.

 

Thank you

 

Adam