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Is VR useful in UW photography

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Postby oceantony » Fri Dec 03, 2010 8:41 pm

VR lenses such as the Nikon 105mm and the 85mm. The VR function on or off for UW photography?
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Postby bvanant » Sat Dec 04, 2010 12:02 pm

On, particularly in surge. It uses a little battery power but can allow you to get some shots you couldn't get otherwise. Improvement in sharpness for macro is easily observed.


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Postby smb2 » Wed Dec 08, 2010 9:15 pm

Two for ON.
Use the 105mm VR a lot. The camera/housing/strobes are hard to steady at best and if VR gets that last bit of sharpness especially at the slower SS then why not use it.
My biggest problem is remembering to turn it on before closing the housing and mounting the port. :oops:
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Postby Zig » Thu Dec 09, 2010 11:19 am

Three for ON! I use the 105mm's a great help.

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Postby tswinner » Sun Dec 12, 2010 7:39 pm

4 for on.
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Postby scottg » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:56 pm

I think it has limited effect, especially for anything lit by your strobe, because the strobe fires so quickly. But it will help with the ambient lit part of the photo.

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