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Old 12-16-2010, 08:08 AM
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I wanna get one of these little cameras for our first family ski trip this year. The kids will love it I think. Do I want the wide angle or the standard?

I don't think I want every video I make to be wide.
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Get the regular lens, HD if you can. I bought the wide angle in the spring. Forget about trying to shoot a skier. I returned it and got the regular lens
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Originally Posted by FASTFJR View Post
Forget about trying to shoot a skier.
Whadda ya mean?
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Originally Posted by camnbo View Post
Whadda ya mean?
If you get the wide angle is will be difficult to see things that are not closer than 20 feet
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if u want HD, then the only choice is the wide angle one.

i would definitely go HD.




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Originally Posted by JoeyM View Post
if u want HD, then the only choice is the wide angle one.

i would definitely go HD.




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There is a way to have the best of both worlds. Buy the HD wide angle, then there are aftermarket flat lenses and replacement housings available. The best IMHO is the one at goforfocus.com its a $35 lens. They also sell them at freedivingspearfishinggear.com.

You can buy replacement housings with flat lenses from eyeofmine.com or http://sartek.com/proddetail.php?prod=2HDHEROHSG

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