I re-structured my Model Gallery to allow proper presentation of the increasing number of pictures. I created a dedicated page per photographer under the main “Modelling” page.
New: Pictures by Ortwin Khan.
Sometimes you have to go deep for a shallow dive. I was shooting pictures with Harald Hois in a medieval vault. The vault is partly flooded, but lat weekend, the water level was far below usual. It was therefore difficult to move without stirring up the sensitive silt layer at the bottom. Nevertheless we were able to take a few nice shots.
Find a few more pitures at my Modelling page.
Oh, yes. It can be done. I mounted a haida PRO II NC slim polarizer on my Olympus m.ZUIKO 7–14mm f2.8 lens. The filter has a diameter of 105 mm. Slight vignetting is still visible. The effect ist a bit strange when taking pictures of teh blue sky. It is quite promising when aiming at reflections. More tests will follow.
I designed an adapter to mount the VA-1 angle finder on the E-M5ii. During the next few days I will perform tests with the prototype. In case of successful tests I will produce a small batch of adapters.
Recently, I was again modelling for Harald Hois in an Austrian mountain lake. My red gear creates a nice accent and contrast, exspecially in shallow water.
I will extend my equipment by red fins and another mask that allows better view of the face.
Two of the pictures may be viewed in my Model Gallery.
I got a brand new dive computer a couple of days ago. It needs a certain number of operating hours in order to get the approval for public usage. I am therefore out and diving a lot. This may cause delays in answering requests. Please be patient.
The picture shows computers I got for testing a while ago. The current test devices are still top secret!
I spent a week on the island of Amrum, loacted in northern Germany, close to the Danish border. During the trip I took mostly landscape shots with the m.Zuiko 7-14mm f2.8.
I have selected a couple of pictures of my recent trip to the Sudan. They may be seen here in my gallery.
I am still searching for the wreck of the Aurora, lying at Wingate Reef. As far as I know, she sank on November 23rd 2004 during a storm. She is reported to lie at about 20 meters depth in the vicinity of the Umbria. The image shows the Aurora on her last trip in October 2002.
I am glad about any hint leading me to the exact position of the wreck. If you know about the wreck, please tell me through my contact form.
I selected a couple of pictures from my expedition to Mount Licancabur to be shown in my gallery. Althoug we didn’t succeed in reaching the summit and diving the crater lake, the trip left deep and vivid impressions. We’ll have a second try for sure.
I was diving the area south of Port Sudan towards the Eritrean border. I used the trip to test dive computers and to do some research on the position of a wreck I’m looking for. Pictures of the trip will be shown in the gallery soon.