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Which would you choose-Go Pro 7 or Olympus TG5?

Discussion in 'GoPro Video' started by Funinthesun2, May 14, 2019.

  1. IncreaseMyT

    IncreaseMyT Banned

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    I would goo with Paralenz :)
     
  2. ReefHound

    ReefHound PADI Pro

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    I use the Backscatter Flip 5 filters with a couple of macro lenses (+10, +15).
     
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  3. outofofficebrb

    outofofficebrb HARRO HUNNAYYY

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    The TG5 will be more versatile and more futureproof in the long run. Go with the TG5. You can add a wide angle lens, strobes if you wish. As is, your focusing distance is superior for macro on the TG5.
     
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  4. EvilOtter

    EvilOtter Nassau Grouper

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    Thanks so much for checking out my channel! Most of my underwater videos are shot on a Panasonic LX100, so please don't use them as a basis of comparison. It's a much more advanced camera with a larger M4/3 sensor.

    My wife uses a TG-4 for stills and I have nicked it on occasion to play with while snorkelling. The microsope mode is really fantastic. It is definitely a more flexible option if you want to shoot stills and video. She has a UWL-04 wide angle lens and it works great. That said, I would advise you to invest in lights/strobes first, as these will dramatically improve your shots.
     
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  5. Funinthesun2

    Funinthesun2 Angel Fish

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    Thank you everyone for your responses. I decided on the Olympus TG-5!!! Now to figure out the settings :))
    Happy Diving!!!!!!!!

    Suzzzzzzzz
     
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  6. FezUSA

    FezUSA Nassau Grouper

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  7. al248005

    al248005 Solo Diver

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    Just saw this morning the TG 6 is on its way soon if you haven't bought yet.
     
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  8. The Chairman

    The Chairman Chairman of the Board

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    I'm headed to Fiji tomorrow for two weeks with GoPro 6 and 7. I use the Flip Filters from www.Backscatter.com. Here's some footage from a GoPro 5 I took in the Socorros a few years ago:


    I don't like GP's supersuit, so I have invested in an Isotta system that uses Backscatter's flip filter system and does not require me to remove the lens cap. It has a double o-ring seal as well which makes sense. The price of a camera is small compared to the trip to Fiji. I want it to work and not flood.

    is-gp7_01.jpg

    ff-3kit7_1.jpg
     
  9. uncfnp

    uncfnp Solo Diver

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  10. toris1968

    toris1968 Nassau Grouper

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