Underwater versatility – wet lenses
Most 'serious' underwater photographers aspire to using a large sensor camera like a modern DSLR or Mirrorless interchangeable lens (MILC). The image quality and lens choices are significantly better than with a small sensor compact camera. If you have built up dedicated underwater compact system, however, there is one significant advantage with a compact – you can change lenses underwater.
The recent introduction of a high quality wet wide angle lens from housing manufacturer Nauticam opens this versatility to systems other than compacts. This is seriously compelling for mirrorless users, so I decided to put it to the test on a recent trip to Lanzarote. I bought adapters and port fittings for my existing Inon wet lenses that I use on a compact Canon S110 outfit. The images in this blog post were all shot on a single dive with Safari Diving Lanzarote and show that the versatility of being able to change lenses during a dive opens up a world of possibilities...
No comments posted.
Recent PostsFuji SuperSlow film ISO1.6 Sprocket-hole 35mm film Kinsale Arts Weekend 2018 PhotoIreland Festival 2018 The Giants and Fingal - Of Causeways and Caves Meeting an Old Flame – the 1979 Pentax ME Super Photographing fireworks using Olympus OMD E-M1ii Live composite and photoshop Cool Waters Emerald Seas, Atrium 2006. U-boat UC-42 Scuba Magazine feature Theatre photography