Come to the Wetpixel/Scubacam ADEX party
Wetpixel and Scubacam are hosting their annual imaging party at ADEX. Thanks to the ADEX organizers, we plan to keep the party going after the official ADEX Speaker’s Party on Friday, 15 April at Saint Ma at Indochine, Suntec City from 21:30 till late. The imaging party will start at 21:30 and carry on till late. No invitations are necessary, simply turn up. We look forward to seeing everyone at the party. Remember that what goes on at ADEX…is reported on Wetpixel!
Blackmagic Design Fusion 8 available
Blackmagic Design has announced the release of Fusion 8 and Fusion 8 Studio visual effects and motion graphics software. This version is compatible with Windows and Mac and features a redesigned interface. The apps allow user to “pull keys, track objects, rotoscope, retouch images, animate titles, create amazing particle effects and much more, all in a true 3D workspace”.
Boinx ships Fotomagico 5
Panasonic releases the GX80/85 mirrorless camera
Sony announces super compact 4K video camera
Sony has announced the UMC-S3C super compact 4K video camera. It is designed to be controlled by multi terminal, including micro USB compatible devices, remote controls or compatible software. The sensor is a full-frame 35mm Exmor and has a expandable ISO range of 50-409600. Internal recording is via memory card.
Bali will be plastic bag free by 2018 thanks to these sisters
Bali is set to ban all plastic bags on the island by 2018, and it is all thanks to teenage sisters, Melati and Isabel Wijsen. The sisters were inspired by learning about great leaders who made a difference in the world. They brainstormed and came up with a plan to ban plastic bags, and the resulting ocean litter, in Bali.
TH Swiss announces Irix 15mm lenses
TH Swiss has announced the Irix lens family. The first product is a manual focusing 15mm f2.4 lens. It is available in Nikon F, Canon EF and Pentax K mounts and in two models: Irix Blackstone, which is fully featured and has a Al-Mg body and the Irix Firefly which is lighter. The lens offers an 110° FOV and focuses at 0.28m (0.92ft).
Diving and Snorkeling Guide to Raja Ampat
Simon Pridmore and Tim Rock have released a new guide book on Raja Ampat, Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Raja Ampat & Northeast Indonesia. The book features more than 100 diving and snorkeling sites throughout the region, 240 color images, travel advice and Indonesian diving terms. The latest release is volume 5.
- Deep sea corals win protection in the Atlantic (via )
- Video review of the Sony a7R II (via )
- Split shot of surfer above and photographers underwater (via )
- Underwater NG photo of the day by Alejandro Pietro (via )
- FISH-i Africa working to halt illegal commercial fishing (via )
- NG photographer Cotton Coulson dies while diving in Norway (via )
- Live walrus cam in Round Island, Alaska (via )
- Legendary photographer Mary Ellen Mark passes at 75 (via )
- Nikon updates D750 firmware to 1.02 (via )
- Canon updates EOS 7D Mark II firmware to 1.04 (via )