BreezeBrowser 2.5 and Downloader 2.0
Every once in awhile I feel the need to plug BreezeBrowser because it saves me so much time. If you are using a digital camera with a PC running Windows, you owe it to yourself to download Breeze Systems' BreezeBrowser and Downloader. BreezeBrowser: "the fast, efficient way to view, rotate and annotate JPEG images from all digital cameras. Includes a powerful HTML generator, high quality conversion of Canon raw files and many other tools to help get the most out of your digital photographs." Downloader transfers images from your camera and cardreader, renaming files while copying them to customizable folders (folder names can be dynamically created based on file information).
Wrecks On Line digital photocontest results posted
Olympus announces new housings
Melville, New York, March 3, 2003 - Olympus America today introduced three new heavy-duty housings to support underwater digital imaging enthusiasts. The PT-014, PT-015, and PT-016 underwater housings are designed for use with Olympus C-50 Zoom, C-5050 Zoom and Stylus 300 or 400 digital camera models, respectively. These models have been available for a long time now from Japan, and this press release probably means that Olympus is going to start distributing the housings in the USA.
Printing Digital Images (for beginners)
James Wiseman provides an introduction to digital image printing.
Diving Abroad with a Digital Underwater Camera (for beginners)
James Wiseman discusses important travel considerations with your underwater digital camera setup.
Sea & Sea announces DX-3000
Carlsbad, CA (Feb. 25, 2003)
Mauricio Handler’s Aquatica D100 Review
Wetpixel has posted a review of Aquatica's new D100 housing, written by Mauricio Handler. A snippet from the review: "The first thing I noticed when I took an initial look at this fully functioning prototype was that it was very similar in look, size and feel to other Aquatica housings particularly the A100. The cast aluminum housings are anodized black and painted using a durable polyurethane powder paint with a clear top coat giving the housing a very stylized finish. The housing felt comfortable in my hands..." [read the review]
Gates announces Sony F717 housing
Gates Underwater Products announces the availability of the Sony F717 Digital Still Housing. The F717 is the sibling to the highly successful Gates F707 housing. Available in standard and pro versions, the F717 has several lighting options including NiteRider HID video lights or the Gates F1000ES dedicated flash unit, which is directly and actively controlled by the Sony DSC-F717 camera. Now with the F717, underwater photographers have a third option -- using any Nikonos-compatible underwater strobe unit. Owners of Nikonos-compatible strobes can connect them with the new F717 housing and receive flash synchronization from the Sony DSC-F717 camera.
- Grunion run on California beaches (via )
- Japan to exceed bluefin tuna quota two months early (via )
- SwellPro waterproof drone that also floats and films underwater (via )
- Attenborough’s public opposition halts bridge in Borneo (via )
- New video about the BVI artificial reef (via )
- Scientists find live giant shipworm, the unicorn of mollusks (via )
- Fairy shrimp may be underfoot (via )
- Dead sharks washing up on San Francisco bay area shorelines (via )
- New sieve turns seawater into drinking water (via )
- Apple updates Motion to 5.3.2 and Compressor to 4.3.2 (via )