Nimar ships housing for Canon EOS R
As a part of their new mirrorless range, Nimar are shipping their M-PRO housing for the Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera. Constructed of acetal resin and aluminum, it offers manual or electronic vacuum and Nimar’s new synchro flash trigger. The housing uses the NIM-108M port system for compatibility with a wide range of lenses.
Issue 105 of UwP magazine is available
Issue 105 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. Products reviewed in this issue include: Sony’s FE 12-24mm F/4 G lens, Sony’s RX100 VI, the Gopro Hero7, RGBlue’s LM5K Twin Light and the new Thistlegorm iBook. Phil Rudin presents a sneak preview of the Nikon Z7 and Nauticam NA-Z7. Marine life articles include shark research and Chinchorro crocodiles, while Kate Jonker offers a guide to Cape Town.
ONEUW releases the ONE160x strobe
ONEUW has announced the details of their ONE160x strobe. Featuring a 157Ws output via a circular flash tube and TTL protocols for iTTL, eTTL, and sTTL, the aluminum housed ONE160x can be triggered via S6 electrical connections or fiber optic cables and has a NiMH battery pack that offers at least 250 flashes at full power.
Ikelite announces housing for Canon EOS R
Ikelite has announced a mid-November shipping date for their 200DL housing for the Canon EOS R mirrorless camera. It features a vacuum port and an M16 Port as standard, along with manual or optional TTL strobe control. Lens compatibility is to be confirmed, but will include RF-mount lenses and EF-mount lenses when used with the new EF-EOS R Adapter.
Call for entries: UPY 2019
Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) 2019 is calling for entries. It offers 12 standard imaging categories, (of which 4 are dedicated to images taken in the UK) as well as new category for “Marine Conservation Photographer of the Year.” The latter accepts both above and below water images and is free to enter up to 5 images. Entries are open now and the deadline is 4 January 2019.
Indo-Pacific Nudibranch guide updated
New World Publications has published the second edition of their definitive Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification – Indo-Pacific guide. It illustrates 2,138 Indo-Pacific nudibranch and sea slug species, including many currently undescribed. The guide is available now in both print and DRM protected PDF version, priced at $65.
Heinz 11 is available to download
Issue 11 of Heinz online magazine is now available to download and view. It features imagery from Cai Songda and Kristin Kauge. Articles include alligators in Florida by Hannes Klostermann, Giglio Island by Filippo Borghi, Malin Head by Steve Jones and Sri Lanka and blue whales by Franco Banfi.
Nauticam ships MWL-1 ultra wide conversion lens
Nauticam is shipping their MWL-1 conversion lens. This water contact lens is designed to offer a 150° field of view when used with a 60mm macro lens on a full frame camera. It can focus from the lens’ front element to infinity and can be attached via either an M67 flip mount or a bayonet fitting to a flat macro port.
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