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Just bought the Zeiss 12mm with a Zen 170mm glass dome and adapter for my NEX7 ready for Palau

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Has anyone a decent solution for macro on the NEX system? In my opinion the 30mm macro e-mount is not usable as the focal length is to short.

 

Would it be possible to use the 60mm Macro (Tamron) with the LA-EA1 adapter? This solution would depend on the availability of a port and the possibility of manual focus as the auto-focus would be very slow with the adapter. Has anybody more information on that topic?

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Interesting combo! It will be interesting to see how it performs and what maximum aperture it is still good!

 

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Just bought the Zeiss 12mm with a Zen 170mm glass dome and adapter for my NEX7 ready for Palau

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Has anyone a decent solution for macro on the NEX system? In my opinion the 30mm macro e-mount is not usable as the focal length is to short.

 

Would it be possible to use the 60mm Macro (Tamron) with the LA-EA1 adapter? This solution would depend on the availability of a port and the possibility of manual focus as the auto-focus would be very slow with the adapter. Has anybody more information on that topic?

Zeiss 50mm macro officially launced today. Available for preorder from BH

 

Interesting combo! It will be interesting to see how it performs and what maximum aperture it is still good!

 

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Yep I will le tyou know how it goes. Had a fantastic write up at Reef photo

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Zeiss 50mm macro officially launced today. Available for preorder from BH

 

Yep I will le tyou know how it goes. Had a fantastic write up at Reef photo

Thanks for the hint but I would like to know if my suggested setup would work ($1000 is also a lot of money for a 50mm macro)

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Macro options for the NEX system

 

1) 18-55mm kit lens + wet diopter

examples (scroll down): http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=49531&hl=

 

2) 30mm Macro

examples: http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=51046&hl=

 

3) Nikonos 80mm lens + extension tubes

examples: http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=50651&hl=

 

4) Canon 60mm + nex to canon adapter + special nauticam port

examples: http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=49531&hl=

 

5) Canon 100mm = nex to canon adapter + special zen underwater port

photo of the port: http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=51705&hl=%2Bcanon+%2B100mm&do=findComment&comment=341370

 

I haven't seen images yet

 

6) 50mm Zeiss native mount due in March and no port yet.

 

 

 

While we are at it, might as well round up the Wide Angle options too

 

1) 16mm + FE or WA adapter + Nauticam 4.3in Dome

examples (scroll down): http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=51046&hl=

 

2) 10-15mm zoom + Nauticam 7in Dome

examples: http://wetpixel.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=49531&hl=

 

3) Zeiss 12mm + extension + zen glass dome (170mm or 6.5in I think?)

examples: http://reefphoto.com/shop/index.php?main_page=blog&id=92

 

4) Nikonos 15mm or Sea & Sea 12mm

examples: 15mm: http://nauticam.com/gallery-image-detail.asp?id=25&page=1

12mm: http://nauticam.com/gallery-image-detail.asp?id=24&page=1

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JM

nice pictures from Nauticam

I have been using Nex cameras last year, buying 5n (flooded) followed by 5r. Also got 6 and 3n

5r is currently my camera at service underwater

the 30mm macro is a good macro one, providing reasonably sharpness down under. I tried the old 18-55 and newer 16-50 lens but not much interested. Can be a flexible one.

However, other prime lenses are great including 35 f1.8, 50 f1.8. The Sigma f2.8 lenses at 19mm, 30mm and 60mm are great too

Upcoming Zeiss macro at 50 should not disappoint any one

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I just bought the Sony 10-18mm. Can I use it with the small Nauticam dome port that I have used with the pancake lens on the Nauticam housing?

 

Also can the Nauticam NEX-7 housing be retro-fitted with the vacuum system?

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I just bought the Sony 10-18mm. Can I use it with the small Nauticam dome port that I have used with the pancake lens on the Nauticam housing?

 

Also can the Nauticam NEX-7 housing be retro-fitted with the vacuum system?

I dont beleive it can be retrofitted to the NEX7. That is what i have been told but just check with your Nauticam dealer. Aso for the Sony 10-18 hop over to Sony Snapper on Scubaboard has been a fiar bit of discussion about what to use there. Some suggets the 7 inch dome. http://www.scubaboard.com/forums/sony-snappers/466885-wide-angle-setup-nex-7-a-3.html

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The vacuum system will not fit into the NEX7 housing, the only MILC housings possible are the GH2, GH3, EM5 and now the newer GX7 and EM1.

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Thanks all. I was really hoping it would retro-fit. Just need to remain careful with O-rings.

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Did any of you Nex users found the slow maximum flash sync speed to be a problem to your photography?

 

thank you

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I just bought the Sony 10-18mm. Can I use it with the small Nauticam dome port that I have used with the pancake lens on the Nauticam housing?

 

Also can the Nauticam NEX-7 housing be retro-fitted with the vacuum system?

How about the 10-18 with the dome mentioned above?

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