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Postby gindling » Oct 29, 2017 6:14 pm

Here is a video from a trip to some river caves in Idaho.
Shot using an Olympus TG-4.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmfCLbTgPiM&t=24s
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Re: Idaho caving

Postby Caver Keith » Oct 30, 2017 1:37 am

The quality of the video taken with this camera is very impressive. Can I ask what you used for lighting?
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Re: Idaho caving

Postby gindling » Oct 30, 2017 8:09 am

a neutral white zebra flood headlamp, neutral white zebra spot, I used to use an ElSpeleo with the battery attached (velcro) to the headlamp so I can use it as fill in or have someone carry it with them, but now I just use more zebras. You lose some lumens with the neutral over some of the other zebra models but I think it gives a much better, true to color, light for videos.
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Re: Idaho caving

Postby CaverScott » Oct 30, 2017 12:11 pm

:kewl:

So how "warm" is you cave water? :cave softly:
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Re: Idaho caving

Postby gindling » Oct 30, 2017 4:27 pm

High 30's to low 40's. Not too bad as long as you have a wetsuit bottom or double polys. Its the waterfalls that get 'ya!
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Re: Idaho caving

Postby Caver Keith » Oct 31, 2017 1:49 am

gindling wrote:a neutral white zebra flood headlamp, neutral white zebra spot, I used to use an ElSpeleo with the battery attached (velcro) to the headlamp so I can use it as fill in or have someone carry it with them, but now I just use more zebras. You lose some lumens with the neutral over some of the other zebra models but I think it gives a much better, true to color, light for videos.

Thanks very much for the information. I use Fenix FD40s which have 5 brightness levels and deliver up to 1000 lumens. These seem to be quite similar to the Zebra products. My helmet lamp is a Scurion.
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Re: Idaho caving

Postby CaverScott » Oct 31, 2017 11:56 am

gindling wrote:High 30's to low 40's. Not too bad as long as you have a wetsuit bottom or double polys. Its the waterfalls that get 'ya!

oh yeah, I can totally relate. That is some serious cold water! :kewl: :cavingrocks:
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