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Side question, but is there a cheap combo for used underwater camera and housing?
As the title says, I'm looking for an underwater camera for vacation, for taking photos and videos with my friends. It would be good if it could record video 4k@60. It should have a good photo and video quality, but it doesn't need to be spectacular. I would use it in the sea, so it needs to be salt water resistant.
It would be good if the price was around 350 euro, but I could go about 100 euro higher if it was worth it.
At first I was thinking gopro 11, but I heard that it's photo quality is not that good. As I mentioned, I need it just for underwater, don't need any other action features that gopro has.
I also heard about Olympus TG6, but it's more expensive than the gopro. I don't know is it worth the higher price.
Any other recommendations?
Is not urgent, I need it only for June 2024, so you could also recommend, if you know, when would be the best time to buy it. Black Friday maybe?
Hey, been interested in underwater photography. Been using a digital camera past few years but want to upgrade to something more advanced. What brands / models do you recommend?
Edit: LMFAO SORRY I MEANT UNDERWATER* CAMERA. Was writing this while walking and with sun glare 😭 please forgive
Philippines. Shot with Canon G12, iso250, f8, 1/250s
Shot in Philippines. Used Canon G12, iso250, f5, 1/1000s
My buddy Mitch E. joined me on a trip out to the Channel Islands last month.
Little cute squidly I found on a glassy day in my home Barbados. Water was like a mirro that morning
Lost in the embrace of the forest's whispered secrets, a graceful descent into the heart of enchantment. 🍃🌲✨
YouTube @ OceanEarthGreen
Edit: post title should say "upgrade" not "update"
So, I'm considering an upgrade to my Sony A6000. I use the camera mainly for underwater photography while scuba diving, as well as travel photography. It's mainly for the former that I'd like to upgrade, especially because I feel the autofocus is often very slow, and things like animal eye tracking are not yet available. Often focusing takes too long to get a shot right, and I often find the focus misses the mark in general.
Additionally, I am a bit disappointed with the A6000 at higher ISOs/low light performance when taking photos while traveling, and would like a body with weather sealing as I often take it outside when traveling (and it can provide a bit of extra protection in case of a leak of my UW housing).
My question is - what to upgrade to? My considerations:
My main question, considering my needs and what I'm missing in the A6000 now, does it make sense to upgrade to an A6400 or would it be better to spring for the A6700 or wait for something else? Looking forward to your input!
Hello! I’m a professional merman located in the Washington DC area, always open to collaborations for further projects and shoots!
Hello all -
I know this is a long shot but I am hoping one of you water shooters out there might know what camera body fits in this SPL Water Housing. It looks like an older model. Also looks like SPL is no longer in business and their website is gone. I would have gone to them if I could.
Here are links to images of the housing: