Tag: fisheye

Water Housing Users Guide – Part 2 – Which Port Should I Use?

If you’re new to shooting photographs of surfing using a water housing I’d recommend looking at Part 1 of my users guide to get up to speed on some basics of using and maintaining your housing. One of the questions I get asked most often about shooting using a water housing is – which port […]

Gallery – Teaser Images For Upcoming Posts

The surf was small and off shore this weekend so I took the opportunity to take plenty of photo’s, I’ll be writing up a few posts that I’ve been meaning to get around to for a while this week hopefully, so for now you get a little teaser of the forthcoming posts in the form […]

Tim Nunn’s Fisheye Recommendations With Examples

Following up from the last link to Tim Nunn’s blog, on telephoto lenses, this time around it’s fisheye’s being compared, as before he’s talking from experience on Canon and Nikon so there’s something there to learn whatever you shoot with: http://timnunnsurfandadventurephotography.com/2013/11/07/choosing-the-best-fisheye-lens-for-surf-photography/ Canon’s 8-15mm L lens gets the top slot for Canon shooters, but it’s mega […]

Liquid Eye Release The C1600 – a new budget water housing

Check out this post on the Surf Photographers United forum from Philippe Chevodian of Liquid Eye housings which highlights their latest budget housing design, it features a permanently attached pistol grip and the standard removable front plate. http://www.surfphotographersunited.com/forum/index.php?/topic/3172-liquid-eye-launch-the-new-i-model-c1600/ The big story though is the price of the housing: US $795, (about £520) so even with […]

The 270 Project – Scott Aichner to GoPro Hero 3

Fisheye photography has always interested me, I got a snap on wide angle adapter for my video camera as soon as I could, at the time I was influenced by skate videos like Misled Youth and the water footage in bodyboarding videos like No Friends, I like the distortion, the extreme close-up nature of the […]