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Image stabilization

Discussion in 'SeaLife' started by Potapko, May 22, 2009.

  1. Potapko

    Potapko Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: The heart of Merica
    Do any of the Sealife line of cameras have Image stabilization capabilities? I can't hold still above the water let alone under. I'm looking at a DC800 or 1000.

  2. brino

    brino Registered

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Santiago, Chile
    Reading the DC1000 Camera Manual I found the following note: "The underwater modes already have a built-in anti-shake mode which is programmed into the cameras software"

    It seem that it is a software based image stablization feature instead of an optical IS.... maybe Sealife Joe can clarify this.

    best regards,
  3. SeaLife Joe

    SeaLife Joe Dive Equipment Manufacturer

    This is true. There are a couple of different methods for Image stabilization / Anti Shake. The most common and least expensive is in the programming of the camera to increase the shutter speed to stop blur.

    In our U/W modes we address the blur by increasing the shutter speeds to leesen the chance of movement. However if one decides to do the "twist" underwater while trying to take a picture....then it might be tough!

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