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New Olympus cameras + Housings

Discussion in 'The Olympus Outlet' started by nikitich, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. nikitich

    nikitich Nassau Grouper

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  2. Prop Joe

    Prop Joe Photographer

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    Thanks for the links. Looks interesting. Says worlds fastest AF.
    Looks like the flash is an add on, Underwater housing has bulge on top like E-PL1?
    I wonder how that lighting, on the front of the lens, would work in video mode with back-scatter? Power for light?
     
  3. nikitich

    nikitich Nassau Grouper

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  4. watboy

    watboy Divemaster

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    Wow, and i'm still putting together my brand new E-PL2 setup...
     
  5. nikitich

    nikitich Nassau Grouper

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    This stuff will not be here till september... That isdefinitely so for the housings. They are always late.
    As for me I want Oly to make a ZX-1 with m 4/3 sensor and focusing speed.
     
  6. deeper thoughts

    deeper thoughts Solo Diver

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    I am still adding on to the EPL1 (lol)
     
  7. PHIL RUDIN

    PHIL RUDIN Scuba Media & Publications

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    Hi Prop Joe,

    The hump ala E-PL1 on the housing is the result of the external, (no built in ) strobe needed to fire the external strobes via fiber optic cords. The built-in focus lights looks cool for macro work and the new port appears to have the 67mm ring for close-up lenses already built in, an improvement over the snap-on ring.
     
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  8. ggibson

    ggibson Nassau Grouper

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  9. FritzCat66

    FritzCat66 Florida Reef Cat ScubaBoard Supporter

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    It looks like the E-PL3 is getting a tiltable screen. I wonder if there will be a dive housing supporting that feature; it's something I've wished I had on several occasions.
     
  10. PHIL RUDIN

    PHIL RUDIN Scuba Media & Publications

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    Hi Fritz,

    This is a kind of you get what you pay for option. The new E-PL3 housing clearly does not have a tilt screen. Nauticam now has a quality housing for the E-PL2, which has no tilt screen. On the Nauticam housing for the NEX-5 the screen can be tilted. My guess is that in the event of a future Nauticam housing for the E-PL3 they would take advantage of this feature.

    Phil
     
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