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Couple of Issues with 12-50 lens in macro and normal mode

Discussion in 'The Olympus Outlet' started by Ardy, Oct 17, 2014.

  1. deeper thoughts

    deeper thoughts Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Off the topic. Olympus just released the 25mm lens for a very reasonable price. I wonder how this lens would do for underwater?
  2. Foxtrot16

    Foxtrot16 Nassau Grouper

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Rockingham, Western Australia
    Would love to but there are too many Queenslanders there :wink::wink::wink::D:wink::wink::wink:

    I would love to semi retire to Bali - lot cheaper to live - but at the moment I just love diving of any kind and we shore dive every weekend in the great hope that one day the vis will be > 4m which happens at least twice a year :cool2:

    One thing though, diving in poor vis teaches you how to get a good image in any condition so when we do travel if the vis drops it isn't an issue with us.


    ---------- Post added November 2nd, 2014 at 09:30 AM ----------

    Do you have a link to it as I know a few may be interested over here???

  3. NautilusCairns

    NautilusCairns Barracuda

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Cairns Australia
    Ha ha , I know whwt you mean about Queenslanders, but they grow on you after a while...like a wart :)
  4. Ardy

    Ardy Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: Australia - Blue Mountains
    My partner is hopeless with money and she relies on me to be sensible (not too smart an option). Bali in a few weeks early Dec, and then another trip maybe to Philippines in April and that will be it for the next 12 months. I went up to Coffs Harbour for a dive last year. The seas were rough, the diving a bit murky and the water temp 20c, did not make me want to rush back at my time of life.

    Great shots considering what you have to deal with.


    ---------- Post added November 1st, 2014 at 10:06 PM ----------

    EskilJ: I read your article about hacking the 12-50 and it made me mad! How come you have those skills, whereas I would end up with a pile of wires, glass and rubber, then go looking to buy a new lens.

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