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Old 12/01/2007, 06:59 PM   #1
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What is a good camera for diving. im looking for good quality pictures but still keep the price reasonable. All my diving is done mostly cold water (BC canada area) any ideas ? thanks


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Old 12/01/2007, 09:58 PM   #2
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Just tagging along as I'm interested too


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Old 12/02/2007, 07:42 AM   #3
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I use the olympus 720... Takes some good pics... Here are a couple in cold water....





And a vid I took with this camera...




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Old 12/02/2007, 12:17 PM   #4
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those arent bad pics hopw much does that camera go for


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Old 12/02/2007, 02:04 PM   #5
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Here is some information on this camera and it's underwater housing....

http://digitalcameraroundup.com/3_ol...lus_720sw.html


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Current Tank Info: Current Tanks: 300g Leemar Glass Tank- 96Lx24Wx30H. Two Little Giant - MD4 Return Pumps, Artica 1/3 hp Chiller, 70 gal Refugium, 25 gal ro/di top off tank for the osmolator, Two Tunze 6100's+7095 Multi-Controller, Osmolator - with Kalk Dispenser,
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Old 12/04/2007, 06:48 AM   #6
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I used canon s80 (around $500) and then got the underwater case ($200) and it worked nicely.


Some photos are in this post.
http://reefcentral.com/forums/showth...readid=1263014


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Old 12/04/2007, 08:55 PM   #7
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I shopped for the housing first and then got a strobe and camera for it. The housing can be the most expensive part, next is the strobe, then the camera. I found that with a standard digital camera that the "shutter lag" was causing a number of pictures of fish that turned to swim away in the picture. A lot more than with my film camera setup. The next one will be a digital slr setup.


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Old 12/05/2007, 07:46 AM   #8
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The Olympus has 4 settings for underwater pictures....a great macro setting....that helps you avoid the slow shutter speed...


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