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Steen Nissen

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  • Birthday 11/11/1971

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    SONY A7R4
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    Nauticam
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    Inon Z240, Backscatter miniflash

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  1. I shoot with a Sony A7r4. I use Canon 8-15 with the mc11 adapter. It´s working great. I also wanted a rectilinear option, and was looking in to the 16-35mm, but the need of a really big dome with that lens, kept me off. Instead I ended up with the Nauticam WWL-1 in front of the Sony 28mm f2. It's a very nice option. Small size, compared to the big dome, and very sharp images.
  2. I will try the CFWA when I get may hands on a minidome for my 8-15 FE. I am also thinking about getting the wwl-1 for CFWA with these small creatures, but that's a different topic. Thanks for input.
  3. Hi everybody. Hermit crabs are quite common everywhere here in Denmark. I always seem to shoot them in the same way, and all photos end up looking almost the same. Sometimes it's with a tighter crop, but it's more or less the same photo. I would like to see what others make of this very photogenic creature. Hopefully get inspired in a whole new direction. This one is shot with Sony A7R4 and Sony 90mm
  4. Hi Alfonso. Is the item still for sale? Greetings from Denmark Steen
  5. Hi all. I'm trying to decide which mini dome to get for may Canon 8-15, on a Sony A7R4 in a Nauticam housing. I have heard good things about Zen and Saga. Anything to consider ?
  6. I removed the viewfinder and started using the back screen only, but I couldn't really get used to that, so I quickly installed the viewfinder again. The view is clear, but I still can't see the whole picture, but almost. I have gotten used to it, and am very excited about both the camera and the housing. That said, I still hope a solution is on the way about the viewfinder.
  7. I already use the adapter for the 8`dome, and also the zoom gear, which fits with the knob on the adapter. I was hoping to use a mini dome smaller than the 140mm, but maybe that is not possible.
  8. Hi all. I have a Sony A7r4 with Canon 8-15 fisheye in a Nauticam housing. I use it with the 8`acrylic domeport. I would really like to use a mini dome for cfwa, but I can't see on the port chart if it is even possible. Does anyone here use the same setup with a mini dome? and what combo?
  9. I have removed the 45´viewfinder, and will take the rig out tomorrow , using the back screen. I am sure I can get used to that, but I really like to use the viewfinder, and kind of block everything else out of sight. Not being able to see the whole view is an unacceptable compromise on such a high end camera/housing. Especially when the viewfinder is sold as an accessory to the housing. I don't see anywhere on Nauticams webpage that the view should be limited in the 45´viewfinder on the A7RIV. Quite the opposite. Would be nice if someone from Nauticam would comment on wether or not a solution to the problem is in progress.
  10. Well.I just tested with a new viewfinder for MIL housings. The problem is the same. Apparently it's a known problem, and you can't get a clear and full view in the viewfinder on the A7 housing. I was sure that it was a matter of me spending money on a new viewfinder, and the problem would be solved. What ticks me off, is that the viewfinder is listed as an accessory to the housing, and therefore should work. I already had the viewfinder before buying the housing, but if I bought both at the same time as a set, I would want my money back from my dealer, who would have to deal with Nauticam about it. I hope Nauticam steps up, and find a solution to this problem, as I really want to keep using my 45´viewfinder. Would like to hear from other A7 shooters, to know how they use the camera. Backscreen? Monitor? Other.....?
  11. I didn´t have it fitted. The viewfinder went directly in the housing. I had the diopter on the camera set to fit my eyesight, and in the water I tried turning the diopter knob on the viewfinder both ways, but unsuccessful.This is how I used to do on the DSLR housing.
  12. Hi all. I just had my first dive with my new Sony A7r4 in Nauticam housing. I had the 45 ' viewfinder from my old slr housing installed, but it didn't work like it used to. The view was not clear, and I couldn't see the whole picture. I know Nauticam makes a viewfinder for mil housings, but I thought the difference was in the mount, and was happy to see my old viewfinder fit perfectly. Does anyone know if I just need to change to a mil viewfinder, and everything will be ok? I hope so.
  13. Thank you for your fast reply. I didn't know about the S&S ICL, but having read in to it, it seems like the way to go.
  14. Hi all. I am very close to upgrade to Sony A7R IV, comming from Nikon D7200. This will be my first full frame camera. Lenses I have used on my Nikon is Tokina 10-17, and 105 mm macro. I am quite sure I will be using Canon 8-15, and Sony 90 mm macro on the A7. I have an Orca trip to Norway coming up next fall ( by then I will have upgraded), and I think the 8-15 will be too wide for that. I think the Sony 16-35 will be good for the Orcas ( and other stuff). I also considered using a 28mm and WWL, but I am very good at scratching my domeport, and would hate to scratch the WWL. If I choose to go with the 16-35, should I choose the f2.8 over the less expensive f4 ? Any suggestions?
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