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Old 17-04-2017, 05:38 PM
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Underwater Gopro filming

Hi guys

just after any tips you guys found when filming underwater footage

I had my first crack at underwater filming yesterday and noticed that the housing began to fog up a bit on the inside after being under water a couple of times

it was pissing down with rain when I initially started so thinking maybe due to the warmer water as such compared to the temp out of the water

definitely something I want to do more of that's for sure

thanks in advance for any tips etc guys

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Old 18-04-2017, 12:31 AM
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Buy a rubber chamois and cut it into strips that fit both on the bottom and sides (inside) of the housing - these will absorb moisture.

If you can find those small flat moisture absorbers that would be even better - but the chamois will absorb more water god forbid any gets in.

Also you can treat the lense of the gopro and inside of the housing with a anti fog treatment.

I would also suggest that a external filter be used either pink or red depending on depth and clarity (green) of the water.
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Old 18-04-2017, 01:58 AM
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cheers for the tips slazmo appreciate your tips

yeah the tannin water definitely throws a spanner in the works filming the snags looked like id get ok footage but definitely darker than I was expecting and nothing filmed worth keeping

will be on the hunt for your suggestions this week incase get out again this weekend im feeling a east trip on the cards really really soon and want to have the little things sorted before that trip
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