Sea & Sea YS-55TTL/E Strobe Photo

Sea & Sea YS-55TTL/E Strobe

Sea & Sea has announced the new YS-55TTL/E strobe, which is "the YS-55TTL/E is the first E-TTL-compatible YS-series strobe designed for both Canon digital SLR cameras and compact digital cameras. E-TTL photography (available on Canon digital SLR cameras) allows electronic through-the-lens flash metering in digital photography, automatically providing just the right amount of light for perfect subject exposure." Continue reading for the press release.

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Eric Cheng to speak at NCUPS on Friday

This is a quick note to inform you that I will be speaking at this Friday's NCUPS meeting in Fort Mason (Room C-370) in San Francisco. I'll be bringing some large lightjet prints made from Canon 1Ds and Canon D60 images, and will speak generally about the history of underwater digital imaging (from a consumer standpoint) and a bit on the additional workflow required to get digital images to print and on the web.

The talk starts at 8pm, but "social time" begins at 7:30pm.

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Dome Theory and Sealux CD70 Review

Just posted (but long in the Wetpixel forums) are Julian Scheunemann's article on dome theory and diopter optics, and Colin Gans' review of the Sealux CD70 Underwater Housing for the Nikon D70 dSLR.

Also, the May/June photo contest results are *almost* available. I apologize for the long delay! We're now awaiting comments from our illustrious judges, after which I'll announce the winners.

I think that's enough news for the day.

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Gates ships Sony PC350 video housing Photo

Gates ships Sony PC350 video housing

Gates is now shipping their new housing for Sony's PC350 digital camcorder, which will also snap 3 megapixel still imgaes. The PC350 also features a "hybrid" LCD, which enables the viewer to frame and playback video even under high contrast conditions (or so the marketing literature states).

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