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  1. I am strongly considering getting the Sony a6400 with Nauticam housing as my first semi-pro underwater rig and have been looking at the e mount lens selection for Sony mirrorless cameras. I would like to eventually shoot dedicated macro and wide angle lenses but have to start somewhere and would like advice on a mid range zoom lens that will be versatile underwater as well as above. Preferably the lens should be compatible with wet wide angle and macro converters so that I have that flexibility as well should I choose to go that route before I get the 90mm macro lens and Tokina 10-17mm fisheye for wide angle. I was looking at the 16-50mm and 18-135mm kit lenses. Does anyone have experience with these or have a recommendation on an alternative lens? I do not mind paying a bit more for a high quality lens, and as mentioned this lens will be used above and underwater so I am looking for a compact, high quality mid range zoom.
  2. Hi Everybody, I'm cleaning out my studio and am selling the following excellent condition lenses: AF Micro-Nikkor 105mm f2.8 lens (Not the VR version) Price: $375. AF Micro Nikkor 60mm f2.8 lens Price $275. Nikkor 24mm f2.8 lens (non-AF) Price $200. All of these lenses are in excellent condition. Never flooded, dropped, or damaged in any way. Buyer pays shipping. Paypal only. If interested, contact me here or at my email: thbjr@earthlink.net. Thanks for looking, Tom
  3. I have acquired a Nikon D7200 for underwater photography. I am selling my D300 underwater system and cameras. I also have some Nikkor lenses and Tamron lenses with Nikon mount for sale. Nikon D300 Ikelite Underwater System - $850 plus shipping Ikelite D300 housing, including TTL circuitry for Ikelite Strobes, O-Rings Flood detector sensor Ikelite Housing tray with 2 handles One Ikelite dome port, Ikelite neoprene cover and O-ring. The port is 2 5/8” deep and has a hard plastic hood. The plexiglass has mild scratches that are not visible in pictures. They can be polished out. 2 Nikon D300 bodies, LCD covers, eye relief, straps, body cap, 3 En-El3 batteries, 2 Nikon Quick Chargers, 1 Wasabi Power cordless charger and 1 USB charger, operating manual and after-market instruction book. 2 Zeikos Multi-Power Battery Packs. Each holds either 2 en el3 batteries or 8 AA batteries. 8 Compact Flash Cards PLUS a CompactFlash to SD card adapter. Photos of the D300 system are at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/1hqTsY4REx414mwC6 Photos taken with this system (using an Ikelite DS-16- Substrobe and TTL) are at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/xi7Uy7sYTvfqfNUf6, https://photos.app.goo.gl/JTqOAaLWxPVQYcJ53 Nikon Mount Lenses for Sale (Photos of the lenses are at: https://photos.app.goo.gl/He5F2EB2r5ac58Uq7 AF-S Nikkor 18-55 G VR lens with end caps - $75 plus shipping AF-S Nikkor 55-200 4-5.6 G ED VR lens, hood, Tiffen 52mm UV filter and end caps - $75 plus shipping AF-S Nikkor 70-300 4.5-5.6 ED G VR with UV filter, end caps, hood, soft sleeve - $175 plus shipping AF Tamron 28-300 Ultra Zoom XR F 3.5-6.3 LD Aspherical IF Macro lens with end caps, hood - $80 plus shipping AF Tamron 28-200mm 3.8-5.6 LD Aspherical lens with Tiffen 72mm UV filter - $60 plus shipping You only need a lens and strobe to make this system operational. (You can shoot custom white balance if you do not have a strobe yet.)
  4. For sale, one well loved Nikon D700 camera with Subal Housing, complete with dome port, macro port and extension ring and covers. Good condition. Sold as a package with D700 camera body, Subal Housing, viewfinder and all ports/extensions rings for £3750. Optional lenses, all in excellent conditions: Nikon 16mm f1-2.8 fisheye £500.00, Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5D ED £250.00, Nikon 28-300mm f3.5-5.6 VR £450.00, Nikon 105mm f2.8 AF-S VR £450.00, Kenko tele plus 12/20/36mm teleconverter extension tubes £100. Can be sold as a complete package for £5250.
  5. Has anyone tried out the Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM art lens underwater. Have not seen much on this lens in the forums. Thinking of renting it to take to Egypt in a few weeks. Thanks.
  6. Selling my 2.5-year old Canon G7X Nauticam housing with camera, lenses and accessories. (The reason I am selling is that I've upgraded to a Canon 1DX Mark II). You'll just love the fantastic pictures you can get with the camera! And you'll really love the vacuum system which (should) prevent any housing flooding. The wide angle and macro lenses give you a wide range of choices, and the short port allows you to change lenses underwater, giving you lots of flexibility even after you've started your dive. This equipment cost me around $3,500 and I'm asking $1,500 for everything (plus $75 to defray shipping costs; if shipping is less, I'll refund the difference; if more, I'll eat the difference. Shipping to addresses in the USA only). As expected, there are a few cosmetic blemishes and very minor wear and tear. Everything works great. Importantly, all glass and acrylic is scratch free. Item # Original cost/item Total original cost of items Canon Powershot G7X Compact Digital Camera G7X 1 $699.99 $699.99 Nauticam NA-G7X N50 Housing for Canon G7X 1 $1,100.00 $1,100.00 Nauticam N50 3.5" Acrylic Dome Port (G7X/LX100) 1 $280.00 $280.00 Nauticam Compact Macro Converter 1 CMC-1 1 $320.00 $320.00 Inon UWL-H100 28M67 Wide Conversion Lens Type 2 1 $521.00 $521.00 Nauticam N50 Bayonet Sort Port for Wet Wide-Angle Lens 1 $180.00 $180.00 Nauticam Flexitray II with Left Handle and Screws 1 $130.00 $130.00 Nauticam Adjustable Right Handle II (for Flexitray II) 1 $40.00 $40.00 Nauticam M8 Strobe Mounting Ball for Flexitray handles 2 $16.00 $32.00 Nauticam M14 Vacuum Valve II System: Pushbutton Release 1 $220.00 $220.00 Canon Powershot G7X Compact Digital Camera G7x Manual 1 Nauticam NA-G7X N50 Housing for Canon G7X Manual 1
  7. I have here a complete, ready to dive package of an ikelite housing with a canon T5i rebel and multiple lenses and ports. This setup has served me well over the years, and I have travelled far and wide with it, but it is time to upgrade to a camera and housing that can get me below 200'. I would prefer to sell this as a package for someone looking to get into underwater photography, and buyer pays for shipping and insurance. I am asking $2000 Ikelite T5i Housing Underwater TTL Housing for Canon EOS 650D, 700D, Rebel T4i, Rebel T5i, Kiss X6i, Kiss X7i DSLR Cameras # 6871.65 Universal Zoom Set for Lenses 2.8 to 3" Diameter # 5509.28 Universal Zoom Set for Lenses up to 2.8" Diameter # 5509.27 *Base with Dual Handles # 4077.68 Vacuum System for 3/8” Control Gland Complete Kit with Pump # 47013 Ports (Four Lock (FL) port system) Ikelite macro SLR port 3.5” # 5502 Ikelite 6" Dome Port # 5503.50 Camera/Lenses Canon EF‑S Macro 60mm F/2.8 Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF-S 55-250mm F4-5.6 IS STM Canon T5i 2 batteries 1 charger 1 Strap *not pictured, I have an extra base with handles if you want it.
  8. Hello fellow photographers and divers! I have some doubts that are killing me internally and keep me from sleep 😂. I have thought of buying a Sony Alpha a7 mark 1, and keep it as my dive camera. Since its not too expensive, its compact, and it does a great job. I am also considering getting the A7 s, which will potentially improve the results and the price difference is not too much. It would be worth it. My reason to go for a Sony Alpha as my dive camera is because their underwater housing are extremely cheap (the Meikon ones) and ive read great reviews about those housings. Also because they are overall quite good and it would work great as a backup, light camera to use aside of my massive 6D + 70-200mm setup. I am planning to just go for the 28-70 kit lens, since its also cheap and it does deliver as expected. Price range is 170-250 euros as used... I am planning to get the camera and lens as second hand. My only issue with this setup is that the Meikon housing for the mark 1, does not have a dome port. And it is something I would quite love to have. The housing designed for the mark 2 however, does support a dome port. So in theory, In order to have a dome port, I would need to start looking at the mark 2 series... For the price of a Sony Alpha a7 II, I could get the A7S (mk 1) and the a7s would be a lot better for what I need... (4k, and low light monster). Now if I have to get the A7S II, then the price would already drastically increase and its out of my budget. So its not worth it just for the dome port. I would love to know your suggestions. If I my setup is not worth it, if there is a better option for me... If the dome port is at all THAT necessary... If you could point out any flaws in this setup im thinking of... things I would eventually regret, I would be FOREVER thankful!! Should I still go for this setup with the A7 and sacrifice the dome port, in order to save as much money as I can? Of course im not expecting professional level pictures, but also not GoPro level pictures.. I want something that looks somewhat decent. I was not planning to exceed a budget of 1000 euros... (A7 + LENS + Housing would be a total of ca. 800-1000 (tops) euros, if I decide for the A7S instead, it would be a total of ca. 1250)
  9. Hello all, After having a family, i just don't get around to photographing as much as i would like too and after much consideration i've decided to sell my underwater setup. Everything was bought new by me and was well taken care of, religiously rinsed in fresh water after dives, never flooded and i never had any problems what so ever. I'm asking for 2800 USD + Shipping and Insurance for everything. Everything is located in Florida, USA. The system consists of the following: 1 - Nauticam NA-D7000 housing 1- Zen DP-100 dome port for Tokina 10-17 1- Nauticam compact port base 2- Nauticam compact port 50 (1 threaded) 1- Nauticam 180 degrees straight viewfinder 1- nauticam 67 mm flip holder 1- nikon d7000 body + charger + batteries 1- Tokina 10-17 lens without hood 1- nikon nikkor 105mm macro f2.8 (non vr) 1- Thinktank airport international carry on roller suitcase 10 clamps (these are extras i found laying around) 2- nauticam m10 high ballmounts 2- nauticam handle brackets 2- inon to nauticam sync cables I have spare orings for everything listed which will also be included in sale. Photographs are available upon request and if you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask. Thanks for looking. William
  10. For sale Complete set for Nikon D810. All equipment is in very good condition. I prefer to sell in 2 packages (see below for package details). Housing and more : · 1 x Nauticam housing for D810 + ball mount for handle + lanyard kit $ 2500 · 1 x Nauticam straight viewfinder $ 750 · 2 x BST 8in arms + 2 x BST 5in arms + floats $ 135 · 1 x Zen 9in glass dome $ 1235 · 1 x Zen 4in glass dome $ 700 · 1 x Nauticam macro port for 105mm $ 300 · 1 x Nauticam macro port for 60mm $ 260 · 1 x Nauticam 20mm extension ring $ 180 · 1 x Nauticam 70mm extension ring $ 215 · 1 x Zoom gear for Nikon 16-35 F4 $ 125 · 1 x Focus gear for Nikon 105mm F2.8 $ 125 · 2 x ball mount for focus light $ 45 · 2 x Ikelite DS-160 strobes with lithium battery + 1 x spare battery $ 1365 · 2 x sync cord Nikonos @ Ikelite $ 200 · 1 x Nauticam SMC-1 + flip $ 415 · 1 x Nauticam multiplier-1 $ 290 · 1 x Subsee +5 $ 125 · 10 x BTS clamp $ 200 · 1 x Ultralight tri-clamp $ 20 · 1 x Sola photo 1200 focus light + ball mount $ 260 · 1 x Ultralight 3in ball arm $ 15 · 1 x Pelican case #1614 $ 235 · TOTAL……………………………………………………………………………………... $ 9695 Price if sold as a package : $ 9200 USD Camera gears : · 1 x Nikon D810 body $ 1800 · 1 x Nikon 16-35mm F4 $ 715 · 1 x Nikon 105mm F2.8 $ 580 · 1 x Nikon 60mm F2.8 $ 385 · 1 x Sigma 15mm F2.8 fisheye (shade cut to fit in the 4in glass dome) $ 395 · 1 x Kenko 1.4 teleconverter Nikon mount $ 90 · TOTAL……………………………………………………………………………………... $ 3965 Price if sold as a package : $ 3765 USD Extra gears : · 2 x Ultralight 8in arms + 2 x Ultralight 5in arms + floats $ 125 · 1 x Nauticam 8in acrilyc dome with a little scratch $ 250 · 1 x Nauticam SMC-1 with a little scratch $ 150 I will ship worlwide and payment will be via Paypal. If you wish to purchase separate pieces, shipping costs will be at your expense. Insured shipments only. Do not hesitate if you have any question. attachment=40572:01.jpeg][ Attached Images
  11. IMPORTANT: the gear is based in Madrid, but I will be in New York from the 30th of Dec 2017 to the 7th of Jan 2018, so if you are based in the US I will be more than happy to take it with me so you can spare customs and a big chunk of the shipping costs! Hi, everybody time for releasing some gear that I am no longer using, so please have a look and, hopefully, serve yourself! Everything based in Spain, will ship worldwide (buyer to bear shipping costs) Payment by either transfer or Paypal. Thanks for looking! Pedro PS: all photos at the end of the post 1 x Seacam D4 housing USD 3,000 Never flooded, 2xS6 connectors + 1x Nikonos (not pictured but I can sent photos on request) 1 x Seacam D300 housing USD 700 Never flooded, 2xS6 connectors (not pictured but I can sent photos on request) 1 x Seacam D200 housing USD 500 Never flooded, 2xNikonos connectors. Modified by Mike Dive to fit the D300 (reversible mod) 2 x Seacam Seaflash 250 TTL USD 1,100 each / USD 2,000 pair Hard to find powerful flashes, including neoprene covers and seacam balls. I also include a DIY screw-in system that allows to use diffusers (x2 made from Gary Fong), snoots (x1), barn doors (x2, not pictured) or grids (x2) 2 x Inon Z240 USD 650 each/ USD 1,200 pair Including neoprene covers, Ultralight balls, knob extensions (to better handling with gloves), 8 x diffusers (standard -1,5 (x2) and -0,5 (x2) stops plus newer -0,5 stops at 4600K (x2) and 4900K (x2)) 1 x Seacam Fisheye port USD 500 Including lid and neoprene cover. Small scratch that will not show in photos. Old model, with metal shading, indestructible! 1 x Seacam Macroport P90 USD 150 1 x Seacam wet diopter USD 150 1 x Saga double flip holder for 65mm wet diopters (i.e. Subsee). Fits the P90 USD 250 1 x Nikkor 10,5 USD 400 Perfect working condition and good aestetics - never flooded 1 x Seacam extension ring PVL 70 USD 150 1 x Aquatica trigger for Nikon remote (just release) USD 300 2 x Seacam S6-S6 cables USD 180 each 2 x Sea&Sea N5-Inon cable USD 100 each Attached Images
  12. Hi, Im heading to Anilao, would it be wise to take with me fish eye lenses and 8inch dome ports? Would it be a waste of luggage space of can be of necessity there? Please guide.
  13. Here is a link to the full kit on sale http://www.ebay.com/itm/Nauticam-Underwater-Housing-for-Sony-A600-Full-Kit-with-Camera-Lenses-and-Case/272888952233 Hit me up with any questions you might have .
  14. Hi, I am posting this for a friend who is selling his Aquatica kit for the Nikon D7000. It includes 3 transport cases. Please write to the following address if you have any questions: agauthier1@hotmail.com Aquatica AD7000 housing with moisture alarm installed and new battery installed plus one spare 8’’ dome port 18405 8’’ dome shade 18480 Neoprene cover for dome shade 18503 Port extension for tokina 10-17mm 18456 Port extension for Nikon 105mm macro 18453 Rear port cap (2x) 18790 Zoom gear for tokina 10-17mm 48717 AF macro port with neoprene cover 18428 TLC 1’’ ball (2x) 17651 TLC clamp 17800 TLC arm 4x11x11 (2x) 17512 TLC base bracket (2x) 17550 TLC to ikelite ball head adapter (2x) 17692 TLC support for TTL adapter Ikelite 17858 TLC adapter 1’’ ¼-20 17651 Ikelite Cable dual flash TTL 4103 52 Adapter Ikelite iTTL 4301 Flash DS160 (2x) 4060 4 batteries 1 charger Nikon D7000 body 1 battery 1 charger 8GB SD card (2x) Tokina 10-17mm lens Nikon 60mm macro lens Asking US $ 4,700
  15. Alright - I am selling an entire system that has barely been used. I would love to sell the entire system, but can also sell individual pieces if the prices are right. All of the equipment has been well cared for and seen very little use (Just three dive trips). Camera: Olympus OM-D EM-5 M1 Lenses: Olympus M.Zuiko 12-40mm 1:2.8 Olympus M.Zuiko 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3 (never used) Olympus 9-18mm 1:4-5.6 Lumix G Fisheye 8mm 1:3.5/8 Lumix G Leica DG Macro-ELMAR 45mm 2.8 Lens Filters: Magic Filter Circular Auto-Magic 52mm B+W 37mm UV Haze MRC 010 M Filter B+W 46mm UV Haze MRC 010 M Filter B+W 52mm UV Haze MRC 010 M Filter (Two of these) B+W 62mm UV Haze MRC 010 M Filter 4 camera batteries All cables/ manual/ CD/ detachable flash/ external microphone with adapter/protective lens bags for each lens/ 2 lens hoods Housing Nauticam NA-EM5 Underwater Housing with Nauticam 45º viewfinder Backscatter AirLock Vacuum System with Manual Valve Dual Ball Handled Tray Mounting Ball on housing Ports Nauticam 4.33" dome port for Lumix G Fisheye 8mm Nauticam 4" dome port for Olympus M.Zuiko digital ED 9-18mm (includes Nauticam zoom gear) Nauticam Macro port for Sony E-mount 30mm Strobes Sea & Sea YS-D1 (TWO of these) 100° diffuser (TWO of these) 120° diffuser (TWO of these) Fiber Optic Cables (TWO of these) Ultralight 5 inch Double Ball Arm (FIVE of these) Ultralight Clamp (EIGHT of these) Ultralight Large Longer Clamp for use with Focus Lights Ultralight Triple Clamp plus three buoyancy floats/ extra o-rings for ultralight balls ALSO There are 2 pelican cases to hold all the gear!! Pelican 1510 Pelican 1560 Whew! I am posting this without any prices currently because I am still cataloging and researching the going rates. if you want to throw out a price for all or a certain segment of this gear, maybe it will sound amazing to me and you can get it for a steal before i know what its all worth. I will be researching it all, but its a lot to go through and I would like to start selling (Trying to buy a new full frame camera system ASAP). Shipping price will have to be negotiated and depends on what portion you are purchasing. Please feel free to ask questions or request images/video of certain items. Thanks!
  16. Nikon Lenses and Gears - Brand new condition (used on one dive trip) Tokina 10 - 17, $410.00 Sigma 17 -70, $375.00 Nauticam Gear (Tokina), $140.00 Nauticam Gear (Sigma), $140.00 Nauticam Extension 50, $200.00 Email - Rleveen@yahoo.com
  17. Hello everyone, I am keen to buy: two second hand strobes. Inon S100/ZM80 Wide angle Lens (or similar) and InonDOm port unit II 67mm adapeter I use a canon G16. Get please back to me at riccifrancesco1989@gmail.com
  18. I have the following Nikon lenses for sale: Nikon ED AF-S Nikkor 500mm 1:4 D : $3900 Nikon TC-14E teleconverter : $199 Nikon 105mm f2.8 micro AF VR lens : $745 Nikon 18-200mm VR DX lens : $399 Nikon 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 VR lens : $449 All lenses are in near-mint condition (as a longtime professional underwater photographer, I buy a lot of gear and sometimes never use it. These lenses are examples of gear that was rarely or never used). The only lens that saw a lot of use is the 18-200mm lens, and it still works perfectly and is in near-mint cosmetic condition. All the lenses come in the original box (except for the 500mm lens and teleconverter) with all accessories and the Nikon US warranty card. The 500mm lens is one of those giant lenses for birds and wildlife. It's in great shape. It comes with a Lowepro Super Trekker backpack, hood, and soft cover. I bought it after a trip to Kenya, and sure enough, never went to Africa to photograph big game again (until last month). It's one of those huge lenses (eight pounds) that attracts tons of admirers, but sadly never the Swedish bikini model types. The 105mm macro lens is a great deal. I bought it and never used it, ever. It just sat in a drawer. I have an older non-VR model and just liked that model for its smaller size. I rarely used that older lens either, but I am keeping it. The TC-14E teleconverter is a perfect match for the 500mm f4 lens. Here's what Nikon says: The only differences between the original TC20E (and TC14E) and the newer "II" models are cosmetic changes so that the teleconverters match the finish and style of the newer "II" models of some lenses. If you are interested, please contact Norb Wu at temp2_at_norbertwu.com. Please no phone calls. I am happy to entertain reasonable offers. I can accept credit cards, Paypal, and personal checks. Personal checks will have to clear my bank before the product is shipped; which can take up to three weeks. Shipping will be at buyer's expense (at actual cost) and will be UPS Ground, Fedex Ground, or USPS Priority Mail (all of which give tracking of packages). If we conclude a deal, I'll give you a quote for shipping via one of the above methods. Thanks! Norbert Wu
  19. I have the following Panasonic and Olympus gear (for the Panasonic GH4 camera and other Micro-4/3 cameras) for sale: All items are in like new condition. I used these in an underwater housing for two trips. As most uw photographers know, cameras and lenses sealed in a housing are used in about as perfect an environment as possible. There's no dust, for instance; and dive crews usually days handle the gear very carefully. As long as the housing has never been flooded, the gear should be in excellent shape -- far better than used cameras and lenses used topside. All the below items are in like-new cosmetic and perfect working condition. Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ Lens (Black) Nauticam Macro Port and Zoom Gear Set For the above lens see extensive notes below. The port also fits the Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 macro Lens. The lens retails for $499. I am selling it for $439. The zoom gear and port retails for $800. I am selling the gear and port for $599. Olympus MSC ED M. 60mm f/2.8 macro Lens: brand new in box. Never used. Selling for $399. Olympus M.ZUIKO 40-150mm f/2.8 Interchangeable PRO Lens for Olympus/Panasonic Micro 4/3: brand new in box. Never used. Selling for $1299. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GH4 BODY DSLM Mirrorless 4K Cinematic Camera Body Only (Black): like-new cosmetic and perfect working condition. Used as a backup camera. Retails for $1298 on Amazon, selling for $1099. If you are interested, please contact Norb Wu at temp2_at_norbertwu.com. Please no phone calls. I am happy to entertain reasonable offers. I can accept credit cards, Paypal, and personal checks. Personal checks will have to clear my bank before the product is shipped; which can take up to three weeks. Shipping will be at buyer's expense (at actual cost) and will be UPS Ground, Fedex Ground, or USPS Priority Mail (all of which give tracking of packages). If we conclude a deal, I'll give you a quote for shipping via one of the above methods. Thanks! Norbert Wu **** About the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 EZ Lens, gear, and port combination: I used the above lens, gear, and port on a Panasonic GH4 system. The lens should fit on any Micro 4/3 camera. I hope to sell the lens, gear, and port together, because putting the gear on the port, while guided well with the instructions, was quite a process. This lens and gear/port combination is perfect for someone with a GH-4 camera, who wants to shoot both wide and macro on the same dive. It has a 24mm angle of view (equivalent to a 35mm full frame lens) and focuses down to . With the Nauticam zoom gear, you have power zoom capability. I loved using this lens. It is truly a "one lens does it all" as I was able to use it to shoot wide scenes and macro during the same dive, without having to change lenses. Macro specifications for the lens: Min focus 0.20 m (7.87″) Max magnification 0.36× (focuses close enough so a postage stamp fills the frame -- just tested it, see the sample image). from the web: True macro would be 1:1 meaning a one inch object would be one inch on the sensor/film. So this lens would have a one inch object being .36 inches on the sensor. Which is quite good given the sensor size...In this case, a rectangle from the business card about 2 inches wide would fill the width of the final photo. A true macro lens should have a magnification of about 1, and for a general purpose lens, 0.36 is very very good. It means that a postage stamp will be blown up to fill your monitor screen.... From the web: This special gear and port solution allows the physical macro switch on the 12-50 lens to be operated, and enables the lens' entire zoom range. This solution provides both more magnification and the full range of focal lengths from 12-50mm, which is not possible in competing housings. This port has 77mm threads; 67mm mount wet lenses can not be directly attached. Use the Nauticam 67mm Flip Diopter Holder for 77mm Ports.
  20. New blog article: Correcting Lens Distortion in Underwater Photos Fisheye lenses are generally the preferred wide angle lens underwater due to their close focusing ability, sharp corners and wide field of view. Divers can get very close to their subjects, filling the frame, and eliminating water which makes their photos lack sharpness, color and definition. But there is a drawback to fisheye lenses; when shooting the straight lines, commonly of a pier or wreck, models or other similar subjects - optical distortion is introduced. It's easy to correct in Lightroom with most lenses, and micro four-thirds lenses have some base correction built in, but it's usually not enough. For them a quick trip to Photoshop does the trick. This new blog article shows you how to correct these problems in Lightroom and or Photoshop.
  21. Nikon and Canon lenses for sale : For sale: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 16-35mm 1:4G ED VR lens: absolutely mint. Brand new. I took this lens out of the box and then never used it. It is perfect, and comes in the original box with warranty card and all accessories like hood and cloth case. $1150. For Canon: Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM Fixed Lens for Canon SLR Cameras, like near-mint condition. $349 Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS USM Macro Lens for Canon Digital SLR Cameras: absolutely mint. Brand new. I took this lens out of the box, cut out the UPC code for a rebate, and then never used it. It is perfect, and comes in the original box with all accessories. $779. Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM UD Telephoto Zoom Lens … in excellent condition. I used this for one trip to Australia. The glass is perfect, no scratches. The body is in near-mint condition. $1049. Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM SLR Lens for EOS Digital SLRs … in excellent condition. $499. Tokina AF DX 10-17mm f/3.5-4.5 Fisheye Zoom - Canon Mount … in excellent condition. $469. The perfect lens for wide angle shooting with APS-C cameras. Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Lens for Canon Cameras …in excellent condition. This lens focuses down to 1:3. $469. More notes on this lens below. All lenses are in excellent to mint condition. I rarely used any of these lenses; and when they were used, they were encased in an underwater housing -- a nearly perfect environment for cameras and lenses -- as long as the housing is never flooded! None of these lenses were flooded. If you are interested, please contact Norb Wu at temp2_at_norbertwu.com. Please no phone calls. I am happy to entertain reasonable offers. I can accept credit cards, Paypal, and personal checks. Personal checks will have to clear my bank before the product is shipped; which can take up to three weeks. Shipping will be at buyer's expense (at actual cost) and will be UPS Ground, Fedex Ground, or USPS Priority Mail (all of which give tracking of packages). If we conclude a deal, I'll give you a quote for shipping via one of the above methods. I can even throw in a signed copy of one of my books, Under Antarctic Ice, at $20 (50% off) if you buy a lens. A book along with a lens will likely result in a bit of an increased shipping cost. Thanks! Norbert Wu More notes on the Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Lens for Canon Cameras: Here are comments from Ryan Canon, the underwater guru/expert at Reef Photo in Ft. Lauderdale, about this lens: The best mid-range zoom for Canon EF-S is Sigma 17-70. There have been three versions, original plane jane 17-70, then 17-70 HSM, and now the current 17-70 OS HSM. HSM is Sigma verbage for fast motor focus, like nikon af-s, or canon USM. The original was pretty slow to focus, so this is a welcome improvement. The HSM and stabilization features are nice, and worth while, but unfortunately reproduction ratio has decreased with every revision. Originally it was 1:2, then 1:2 point something or other on the HSM, and now 1:3 on the OS HSM model. A 7.8cm x 5.2cm frame is still pretty small for macro video, but you have to decide whether that is good enough for you or not. [Norb's note: this was perfect for shooting macro subjects for me, but obviously not things below 1:3]. We can set the lens up behind a flat port for use in the 35-70mm focal length, which probably makes sense for macro video. You can also use it behind a dome for the full zoom range which some people like with skittish stuff like reef sharks.
  22. I am looking to sell my Nauticam and EM1 set up. I would rather sell as a complete package. Most if not all has the boxes and all have been bought in the UK around a year ago or less. All the kit is in good working order, the housing shows usual signs of use but in good condition. I will provide pictures for any serious buyers. PM me with your email address for further details. Nauticam Housing NA-EM1, vacuum system and pump with leak alarm. Cold shoe ball mount clamp and sola 500 focus light. 2, 9"stix floatation arms, 2, (aprox) 7"arms and clamps. 2, fiber optic sea & sea strobe cables. 60mm macro flat port with both end caps. Flip diopter for 60mm port. Nauticam CMC wet lens. Nauticam dome port for Pany 7-14mm. Zen DP-170 for both Pany 7-14mm and Olympus 12-40 pro. Olympus OMD EM1with spare third party battery. Panasonic 7-14mm WA lens. Olympus 12-40mm pro lens. Olympus 60mm macro lens. Zoom gears for the 7-14 and 12-40. 1 sea & sea YS D1. I broke the other! There are other things like batteries for the strobes and brand new powerex charger with rapid/soft and conditioning modes to make sure the batteries are in tiptop condition.
  23. Hey there! Well that pretty much sums it up. I shoot the Olympus E-M1 in the Nauticam NA-EM1 housing and I'm trying to decide between these two wide angle options. I've always wanted a fisheye as I've usually shot the 9-18 mm Olympus up till now, but now I wonder if that new f/1.8 fisheye won't be too wide? I just don't have the experience using it but thinking back on my prior photography, I'm thinking wouldn't the 7-14 be a better all around option? My next trip will be a Bimini great hammerhead outing in January and I'm hoping to take one (though I certainly don't want to spend on both!) along with me. Clearly the dome port options will vary greatly (and be incompatible) between the fisheye and the rectilinear 7-14, but I'll likely stick with the glass Zen or Nauticam ones. More specifically, if I go with the fisheye, there seem to be both a smaller mini (Zen DP-100-N85) and larger dome port option (Zen DP-170-N85)....I wonder how they compare optically as I'm sure the smaller (? mini) dome would be perhaps more travel friendly. Any advice from folks shooting these 2 lenses would be greatly appreciated! Thanks so much. Bogdan
  24. All the below items are in excellent condition, never flooded, well taken care of housing includes .5x original viewfinder not the 1.2x 45 pictured Selling the following Sea and Sea MDX-7d Housing $2500 Sea and Sea 240 Fisheye dome - $375 Canon 7d Body w battery and charger - $850 18-55 Lens EF-S - included w camera body 28-135 Lens USM - included w camera body 2 each - Light and Motion 1200 Spot/Flood Sola Lights w charger - $400 each / $700 for both 2 each - Light and Motion 2000 Flood Sola Lights w charger - $400 each / $700 for both .8x view finder for Sea and Sea housing - $125 please ask anything about the items need to sell quick but not desperate Thanks Steve
  25. Hello all, Appologies for the long post, but I am looking for a comments on a wide angle lens for an EM5 which is suitable for cold water diving with tons of plankton / suspended sediment. Searches on this forum have provided great information, but I am hoping for input specific to using these lenses with low light, high plankton & suspended particle levels. Even when visibility improves at depth large particles in the water column can create major backscatter. Some background - I have 20+ years diving experience and have had my camera for 2 years. 80-90% of my diving is done in Howe Sound which is a fjord next to Vancouver, Canada. This area has large tidal swings and is heavily influenced by river run off; the catchment area of the various rivers / creeks which influence local condtions is roughly 250,000km2. Fresh water mixing, plankton blooms and river run often reduces visability of the top 30-40 feet so much you cant see your fins... Currently I am using the EM5 in a Nauticam housing, with a Sola 800 photo light and two YS-D1 strobes mounted on double 8" arms. Current lenses are 12-50mm lens in Macro Port, 60mm lens, and 8mm Panasonic Fisheye in the acrylic port. Local life and conditions lends itself to Macro photography, and I find myself struggling at times with wide angle, particularly with the fisheye unless surface conditions are perfect. The 12-50mm lens in the Macro Port with gear was a great starter lens. Autofocus works well in decent conditions, but it struggles when the current picks up, especially with large amounts of plankton, sediment or fresh water mixing as it cannot decide what to focus on... This lens has not seen the water in roughly a year. The 60mm macro is great at close range, but starts to wash out if I get further away trying to frame a larger subject. I love the fisheye in ideal conditions, but often find the corners of images get burned with backscatter (even when my strobes are pulled 12" behind the camera). Perhaps more practice or switching to manual strobe setting will help but I am not convinced the fisheye will give me the images I desire in local waters. This leads to my desire for a good wide angle lens, that is NOT a fisheye. To be specific I am looking for good low-light capabilities as some sites I visit are rather deep... Recently there have been a number of Glass Sponge Reefs discovered in local waters, they appear to thrive in these conditions as there is plenty of food as well as disolved silica which they build their 'skeletons' from. I am involved with a couple non-profit groups which have been mapping then field proofing these reefs using drop cameras and scuba divers. We are working on a few different approaches in an attempt to convince the government to protect these unique and fragile ecosystems. Decent wide angle images go a long way in discussions with non-divers. Howe Sound is the only known location in the world where you can Scuba dive on Glass Sponge Reefs, a handful of them start in the 85-120 foot depth range. In other areas in Province they start in 100's if not 1,000's of feet of water. Combine that depth with high levels of plankton and sediment and you get very dark conditions down on the reefs. Perhaps a few times a year there will be good light penetration, but the majority of the time it's basically twilight down there. Even on days with decent visabilty there are large suspended particles to create backscatter. These reefs generally extend out of sight, and I am trying to create images showing their scale. Quite honestly I am struggling to provide enough light without buring out the images with backscatter, especially the edges when using the 8mm fisheye. Lightroom only can help so much... Now for my specific question - From what I have read the 180mm glass dome combo appears to offer flexibility on lenses and is likely my next purchase. This leads to my request for advice / opinions on the following lenses; The Olympus 12-40mm Pro appears to be a great lens, I am curious about the wide-end of it's range. The Olympus 9-18mm also appears good, but I wonder how much wider it is than the 12-40? For the price difference I am leaning towards the higher quality of the 12-40mm Pro and maybe selling my 12-50 set up. The Panasonic or the rumoured Olympus 7-14mm would likely be good choices. Anyone have thoughts or advice on use on these lenses based on my local conditions? Thanks in advance, Adam Here are some images of the sponge reefs
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