Articles & News Tagged “News”


Results: Beneath the Sea 2016 Photo

Results: Beneath the Sea 2016

The Beneath the Sea imaging contest has announced their winners for 2016. Edwar Herreño was awarded the David Doubilet Award (Best in Show) for his image “Turtle Love” and Nicholas Dean the Stan Waterman prize for his film: “What Would Wallace Think”. n the creative category, Massimo Giorgetta’s images “Mirror in a Tunnel” received the Jim Church Award.

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Ice diving Op-Doc in New York Times Photo

Ice diving Op-Doc in New York Times

The New York Times has featured a short film on ice diving by Paulina Skibinska as part of their Op Docs series. The thirteen minute film gives the audience the ability “to enter into the story and descend into the depths with the diver, to the point where the world above the water disappears.”

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UPY 2016 results announced Photo

UPY 2016 results announced

The Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY)contest has released the results of its 2016 contest. Overall winner was Davide Lopresti with his image of a spiny seahorse. Dan Bolt took the prize for the best image from the UK, Pier Mane the best upcoming photographer and Mary Engels Dunmore the most promising UK photographer. Hearty congratulations to all those in the placings.

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Alien Skin updates Exposure X Photo

Alien Skin updates Exposure X

Alien Skin has updated their Exposure X image browser and editing app. Version 1 has added dual monitor support and batch file renaming, along with reduced memory usage for increased performance.

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Techart announces AF converter for MF lenses Photo

Techart announces AF converter for MF lenses

Techart has launched a converter that allows the use of lenses without a focusing motor to be autofocused. Initially for Leica M lenses on Sony e mount cameras, the Techart Pro has a motor moves the lens’s focal plane away from or towards the subject. The amount of movement is controlled by the camera’s autofocus control.

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Tagged:af converter, news, teacart pro
Borneo from Below: Episode 26 Photo

Borneo from Below: Episode 26

This week features episode 26 of Borneo from Below and Borneo’s answer to Lembeh Strait. The Semporna Straits are mucky and heavy with boat traffic, but boast some of the best critter diving around Borneo. Semporna is an underwater photographers dream of small fish, nudibranchs, flamboyant cuttlefish, sea snakes and more.

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Tagged:borneo from below, news, semporna
Europe’s first underwater sculpture garden in place Photo

Europe’s first underwater sculpture garden in place

Jason deCaires Taylor, known for his underwater sculptures, has unveiled his latest project off Lanzarote in Europe. The sculptures, which are casts of real people, feature refugees, and figures walking towards a fence, not paying attention. The pieces are collectively known as the Rubicon installation.

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Tagged:jason decaires taylor, lanzarote, news
Mini tutorial: Lightroom Auto Advance Photo

Mini tutorial: Lightroom Auto Advance

Adobe’s Lightroom Coffee Breaks mini tutorial series has featured an episode about “Rating Photos with Auto Advance”. If the caps lock key is on while adding star ratings, color labels or flags, the app auto advances through the images in the selected folder.

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Happy Lunar New Year Photo

Happy Lunar New Year

Wishing all the members of the Wetpixel community that celebrate the lunar New Year a very happy year of the monkey! We hope that you have prosperity and lots of amazing, safe underwater encounters over the next year.


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Tagged:lunar new year, news, wetpixel