Video: TG-6 Video Focus Lock

In this video, we will test out one of the common questions that I get about TG-6, TG-5, and TG-4 focus lock while shooting video.

UNDERWATER MACRO HOWTO Presents
“TG-6 Video Focus Lock”
Starring Fred the Frogfish and Michael Smith
With TG-6, TG-5, and a cast of thousands
Music: “throwing sadé” by Birocratic (http://birocratic.lnk.to/allYL)
Filmed with:
Logitech C922
Olympus Tough TG-6
Olympus Tough TG-5
Various other pieces of hardware
No Frogfish were harmed in the filming of this production….

Video: TG-6 Dry Land Focus Drills

In this video, we’re looking at focus drills that you can do on land with your camera in order to improve your skills so that you can have a better experience with your camera underwater. Today we’re using the Olympus Tough TG-6 compact camera.

The description of the drills is here: https://underwatermacro.blog/2020/04/11/dry-land-training-focus-skills/

UNDERWATER MACRO HOWTO Presents
“TG-6 Dry Land Focus Drills”
Starring Fred the Frogfish and Michael Smith
With TG-6 and a cast of thousands
Music: “osaka” by Birocratic (http://birocratic.lnk.to/allYL)
Filmed with:
Logitech C922
Olympus Tough TG-6
Various other pieces of hardware
No Frogfish were harmed in the filming of this production….

Video: Breathing and Position

Today I’m talking you through breath control and stable positions in underwater macro so that you can be a much more stable platform for taking photos.

UNDERWATER MACRO HOWTO Presents
“Breathing and Position”
Starring Michael Smith and Herman the Nudi
With G9 and a cast of thousands
Music: “formula fun” by Birocratic (http://birocratic.lnk.to/allYL)
Filmed with:
Logitech C922
Panasonic Lumix G9
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm Macro
Nauticam NA-G9
Various other pieces of hardware
No Nudies were harmed in the filming of this production….

Video: Housing O-Rings

Today we’re talking about underwater photography housing O-Rings and seals: some general information and how to maintain and clean them.

Timeline:
0:08: Intro and my TG4/PT-056 dorkitude and related flooding episode
2:14: Cleaning and maintenance kit
5:12: Working on the TG4/PT-056 housing and general maintenance
16:55: TG5/Nauticam NA-TG5 housing
18:47: Lumix G9/Nauticam NA-G9 housing
24:40: Sea and Sea YS-D2 strobe

UNDERWATER MACRO HOWTO Presents
“Housing O-Rings”
Starring Michael Smith
With G9, TG5, TG4, YS-D2, and a cast of thousands
Music: “Layback” by Birocratic (http://birocratic.lnk.to/allYL)
Filmed with:
Logitech C922
Nauticam NA-G9
Nauticam NA-TG5
Olympus PT-056
Sea and Sea YS-D2
The Magical Nauticam O-Ring Tool
Various other pieces of hardware
No Nudies were harmed in the filming of this production….

Video: *Triggered*

Today we’re talking about putting handles and triggers on underwater photography housings. I do this because for compact camera housings with a shutter button on the top front, you sometimes lose focus and framing when you shoot.

 

UNDERWATER MACRO HOWTO Presents
“*Triggered*”
Starring Michael Smith
With G9 and a cast of thousands
Music: “Slipout” by Birocratic (http://birocratic.lnk.to/allYL)
Filmed with:
Logitech C922
Nauticam NA-G9
Nauticam NA-TG5
Olymput PT-056
Various other pieces of hardware
No Nudies were harmed in the filming of this production….