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SeaLife offers holiday rebates

Sealife has announced holiday rebates for their underwater digital cameras (DC300 / DC310 $25, DC310 Pro Set $50, DC310 Digital MAXX $100)

To claim your rebate, camera must be purchased between November 22nd and December 31st, 2004 at an authorized SeaLife retailer.

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NCUPS SEA 2004 Winners Photo

NCUPS SEA 2004 Winners

Congratulations to the winners of this year's NCUPS SEA 2004 Photo Contest! We've assembled a list of the winners, which include many Wetpixel members. In particular, Todd Mintz swept the entire novice category, winning every possible placement -- and the Best of Digital award -- with his amazing images. Other Wetpixel members who placed include Kasey Canton, Herb Ko, Rand McMeins, Christopher Menjou, Joe Belanger, Linda Cline, and John Durden. Kasey, Herb, Rand, Christopher, Joe, and John all placed first in various categories. Kasey also won Best of Prints and beat out all of the professional entries, winning the Bob Comer Award for Excellence in Underwater Photography, and Joe Belanger won Best of Slides. Continue reading for full result list!

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Sept/Oct Photo Contest Extended

The Sep/Oct Official Photo Contest has been extended to end on November 30th, 2004! Again, apologies for the delay. Apologies for the delayed judging -- we are going to redefine how the official contests work when Wetpixel gets an overhaul in the first quarter of 2005.

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Aquatica Kodak Housing Photo

Aquatica Kodak Housing

We have just posted some sample underwater photos taken by Mauricio Handler as well as a few shots of the new Aquatica housing for the 14 megapixel Kodak 14n/ProSLRn. I too own a Kodak ProSLRn and I'm excited to give this housing a try.  Make sure to check out Mauricio's sample images, taken with the older Kodak 14n.  They look great posted at web size, but when printed at 20" x 30" is when these megapixel monsters really show their stuff.

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Ocean Brite / Equinox Housings Photo

Ocean Brite / Equinox Housings

Ocean Brite Systems and Equinox Underwater Products are pleased to announce the release of the Universal Underwater Digital Vision Housing.

The new housing is designed to fit in excess of 40 different digital cameras from a wide variety of manufacturers such as: Canon, Casio, Fuji, HP, Kodak, Kyocera, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, Sony & Toshiba, and is offered in two configurations--the Standard Housing (5 Controls) and the Pro Housing (all major controls, camera dependent).

Ocean Brite also carries a full line of optional accessories for these Housings including; a 20mm Wide Angle Lens, a 2X Macro Lens, Color Correcting Filters, Single and Dual Digital Slave or Digital TTL Flash Packages (camera dependent).

Go to Ocean Brite's web site (link below) and check the list to see if your Digital Camera is among those that they support.

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Grand Cayman Digital Jam 2005 - w/Alex Mustard

Wetpixel's Dr. Alex Mustard will be hosting this year's Grand Cayman Digital Jam from January 22-29, 2005.

Description: Calling all digital underwater photographers. Do you want to enjoy a week of photographic diving on Grand Cayman's reefs and wrecks? Have the chance to socialize with other photographers and pick up tips from on site photo-pros? Do you want the chance to win over $20,000 in prizes? This is what you have been waiting for! And you only have to wait until the last week of January...

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David Haas Reviews the Ikelite 300D Housing with eTTL Converter Photo

David Haas Reviews the Ikelite 300D Housing with eTTL Converter

Wetpixel member and contributor David Haas has submitted a review of the Ikelite 300D housing based o­n his experience shooting macro and wide angle in the Galapagos Islands.  According to Dave:
The week of October 11-18, 2004 found me aboard the vessel Deep Blue in the Galapagos Islands . Ikelite had sent me a SLR-DC housing for the Canon Digital Rebel with their new eTTL circuit board to test. As of this writing the PC board has a new revision enabling it to work with Ikelite's DS125 and DS50 strobes plus most brand TTL strobes.

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Ikelite 300D Housing with eTTL Converter Photo

Ikelite 300D Housing with eTTL Converter

The week of October 11-18, 2004 found me aboard the vessel Deep Blue in the Galapagos Islands . Ikelite had sent me a SLR-DC housing for the Canon Digital Rebel with their new eTTL circuit board to test. As of this writing the PC board has a new revision enabling it to work with Ikelite's DS125 and DS50 strobes plus most brand TTL strobes.

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