Why Go Digital?
James Wiseman argues the advantages of digital photography for underwater work.
Seacam EOS 1Ds and D100 housing photos
Stephen Frink has provided photos of Seacam’s new housings for the Canon EOS 1Ds and the Nikon D100. Photos courtesy of Brant Shenkarow.
Fathoms Magazine’s Digital Photography Articles
Be on the lookout for a new series of articles about digital photography in Fathoms Magazine, authored by photographer and videographer Rod Klein. The Spring 2003 issue features an article titled, “The Digital Revolution Rages on.” Unfortunately, it is not yet available online, but keep your eyes peeled.
Sea & Sea DX-1Ds Canon 1Ds Housing
Feature: Ambient Light Photography
photo: alex mustard
Digideep’s Red Sea Digital Shoot-out
Our good friends at Digideep are hosting a digital shoot-out in the Red Sea from September 1-8, 2003!
Fully equipped with the newest digital underwater photography gadgets they will go on a liveaboard to the famous wrecks of “Abu Nuhas” and “Thistlegorm” and the breathtaking National Park Ras Mohammed.
The livaboard vessel will be the King Snefro 6, a splendid dive boat with a nice crew. Far away from the growing tourism at Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada the digideep staff will give free tutorials on digital image manipulation and digital underwater photography during the whole trip. Free testing of all equipment is also included in the package.
Interested? Check out the Digital Photo Dive Safari website and let them know that Wetpixel sent you!
Date: September 1-8, 2003
Where: North Safari, Red Sea. Departure from Sharm el Sheikh.
Price: 735 EUR (~$832 USD) for unlimited diving, food & drinks*
Lumix 2003 Digital Photography Awards
We just received a note from Panasonic, notifying us about this year’s Lumix Award competition. It might be interesting to submit underwater interpretations of this year’s theme, “Man & Machine.” Prizes include monthly Lumix camera and Palm Tungsten T handhelds, and a grand prize of an international 7-day photographic workshop.
UMIE’s DCH-701 Housing for Canon PowerShot G3/G5
UMIE also manufactures the DCH-501 Housing for MINOLTA DiMAGE F100/F300, and the DCH-301 Housing for Nikon COOLPIX 775. More information at their website.
Full UMIE DCH-701 Canon PowerShot G3/G5 housing specs ->
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