Favourite tools

I often get asked what equipment I like to use. My gear changes overtime depending on what projects I am working on however below is a short list of my favourite lenses, camera and housing that are my number one choices for any project.

photo:  Jack Hatfield

Camera : OLYMPUS OM-DE-M1 Mark II

Highlights: Silent sequential shooting, high quality output combined with incredible image stabilisation for both stills and video

Housing: Olympus PT-EP14 Underwater Case 

Highlights: Interchangeable port system dive housing that gives you access to all the controls you need while at depth yet light enough to travel, free-dive and or jump into waterfalls with


Lens: M.ZUIKO PREMIUM 12mm F2.0

Highlights: Favourite underwater lens, incredibly sharp and versatile for both small and large creatures

Michaela Skovranova - underwater turtle
michaela skovranova

Lens: M.ZUIKO PRO 25mm F1.2 PRO

Highlights: Favourite prime lens, the wide aperture allows me to work in low light conditions and produces stunning images 

Michaela Skovranova - Antarctica
Michaela Skovranova - Antarctica

Lens: M.ZUIKO PRO 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO

Highlights: In-lens image stabilisation system - combined with the OLYMPUS OM-DE-M1 Mark II it's the most versatile set up I have ever used

Photo: Foo Pu Wen

Photo: Foo Pu Wen

Accessories: PTBK-E02 Bracket

Highlights: Increases stability while shooting underwater. Fantastic to use for underwater video capture