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Playing with Different Cameras

July 11, 2015 by Mike Veitch No Comment

One of the things I always enjoy about coming to NAD Lembeh Resort is the chance to play with the latest camera gadgets that Simon always seems to have in stock.  Last year, I was able to spend a few days shooting the Sony A7s in a Nauticam Housing as well as the Olympus EM-1 ...

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Old School Wide Angle

Today I did my first dives with a new camera system.  The Sony A7r is a 36MP full frame mirrorless camera, and with the Nauticam housing and an adapter ring you can use the Nikonos series of lenses.  I started with a very old and well used 15mm lens that I would guess hasn’t been ...

Underwater.kr Shootout judging-round starts

This morning all contestants of the Underwater.kr Lembeh Photo Shootout submitted their Photo Entries and the judging will start this afternoon. This Group shot was taken before todays morning dive … no more competition pressure – just shooting for fun. We keep fingers crossed for all contestants and are hoping to see very good images. Winners ...

Epic Battle Number 2.. SMC vs MPE-65

Following up to the earlier post, this afternoon I pitched the plucky newcomer against the old master.  The Canon MP-E 65mm lens is pretty much the holy grail for macro photographers – it made me switch from Nikon to Canon years ago, and i’ve only just bought one now!  The MP-E 65mm is capable of ...

NAD Photo Centre

NAD  can now boast to have one of the best Photo Setups in Indonesia. In May I went to the Nauticam HQ in Hong Kong and the factory floor in China to pick up a new housing.  Whilst there I did a servicing course for several of their current models: Sony NEX7 Canon 5Dmk3 Nikon ...

How to Kill a 7D

A few months ago I was out shooting with prominent Korean Photographer and Media Mogul, EunJae Im. We were shooting Brahminy Kites and Eagles with wet hands between the dives – and between us we broke my Canon 7D from drips of water dropping into the pop up flash of the 7D, which caused a ...

Which Type of Camera for Super Macro (Part 2)

Following on from my previous post, my intention was to make a small post with the pictures and the correct camera.  However it seems the post reached further than expected and has been receiving some healthy feedback. To clarify, this was never meant to be an absolute, definitive review on the best super macro technique, ...

Trying out some new toys.

I could be posting about the Hairy Octopus, billions of Blue Rings, Wonderpus, Bumblebee Shrimps, Harlequins, Ambon Scorpion Fish, Hairy & Green Shrimps etc, but im too busy to go out taking pictures and im so out of practice it will be embarrassing to compare them to Bent‘s Pictures. In the mean time, Paulus and ...

Guest Video shot at NAD

Below is a movie shot by one of our repeater guests EunJae here in the Lembeh Strait, he shot the movie using a Canon 7D in a Nauticam housing with tripod and L&M Sola 1200 Video Lights. As you can see he has a thing for Hairy Shrimps. To see more of EJ’s work visit ...

Video of the Little Green Shrimp

On his recent Trip to NAD Lembeh our guest and friend Eun Jae Im filmed the little green Phycocaris Shrimp that we discovered last year here in Lembeh. Eun Jae is shooting his video with a Canon EOS 7D in a Nauticam Housing and a external monitor in a prototype monitor housing by Nauticam – ...

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