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Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole
Top-Down Porthole

Top-Down Porthole

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$ 49.99

 

Take great photos of your aquarium from the top down, the way corals are meant to be viewed! This handy lens housing mounts directly to the barrel of your DSLR lens, allowing you to (carefully) dip the housing in the water and get tack sharp photos without annoying lightbulb reflections or surface ripples.  Using the three thumbscrews to mount the housing on the lens barrel, you can turn the housing to zoom the lens, which can be difficult with traditional top-down photo boxes.

Back by popular demand, our original "shorty" Top-Down Porthole now features attachment mechanisms for nearly every camera available!  Besides the original 3-screw DSLR barrel mount, the optional adjustable C-bracket accommodates nearly every smartphone out there.  Another optional angle mount connects any point-n-shoot camera with a tripod screw mount.  This is a recessed threaded hole in the bottom of your camera that is a standard size (1/4"-20 threading) for mounting to tripods.

Many thanks to our friend Chris Thomas (143gadgets) for the photos taken with the Porthole.  As a professional photographer, he has provided us with valuable feedback during the product's design.

Customer Reviews

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RT
02/25/2019
Russell T.
United States

Great device!

Just what I needed to help with keeping a photo journal of my coral progress.

SS
01/21/2019
Samuel S.
United States

Pleased with the portholes

Positive experience. I bought the short and followed up with the extended tube. Both have great value.

RQ
01/16/2019
Ryan Q.
United States

Finally got a Porthole!

Finally bought a porthole and don’t regret it at all. Solid product works really well with the cell phone attachment. Also use it with my Nikon camera.

MM
12/21/2018
Marlon M.
United Kingdom

Porthole

This is my second Avast Porthole, i have the long and the short. Decided on a shorter one this time and can see some welcomed improvements over the old design such as the rubber stand offs. The Long i use for my DSLR and the short for mobile phones. Porthole does a great job on avoiding surface reflections when shooting top down as well as colour shift from shooting through the glass. The yellow filter is just the right shade of yellow to even the blues out when shooting under all blues and give you a much more natural coloured picture. Overall great accessory for those wanting to take better pics of whats inside the tank

WB
11/02/2018
William B.
United States

Great Products - Great Pricing!

I ordered the Avast porthole with the filter for taking pictures of my corals. It works great. The quality is outstanding, and I can mount my cell phone or my DSLR to take beautiful top down pictures. Thank you Avast!!!