Wetpixel Live: Holiday Purchases
Fashionably late (!) Adam and Alex discuss what new gear they are considering purchasing over the Black Friday/Holiday period. In common with many underwater image-makers, they concentrate on the accessories and ancillary items that increase productivity underwater and in front of the computer.
Book: Diving the Thistlegorm
Book: At the Heart of the Coral Triangle: Celebrating Biodiversity
Alan Powderham and Sancia van der Meij’s new book “At the Heart of the Coral Triangle: Celebrating Biodiversity” is now available to pre-order. Featuring Powderham’s photography along with scientific explanations, it concentrates on less observed reef creatures and offers insights into many unique animal behaviors and relationships.
Wetpixel Live: Ocean Photography Awards 2020
On Wetpixel Live, Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon discuss the results of the new Ocean Photography awards. The contest is a venue for ocean imagery, both above and below the surface, and as they discuss, this offers creative opportunities that “dedicated” underwater photography contests do not. As is always the case, the pair offer constructive criticism about the lovely winning images.
Wetpixel Live: Nikon Z Series Roadmap
On today’s Wetpixel Live Alex and Adam discuss the recently released roadmap for lens development of the Nikon Z series mirrorless camera system. Nikon has also announced that it will add two new SLRs in 2021, so they ruminate on what might be in store and how this might affect camera choices.
Wetpixel Live: To Flip or Not to Flip
Colombia Announces Ban on Shark Fishing
Colombia’s President Iván Duque has announced that artisanal and commercial shark fishing within Colombia’s waters will be prohibited. In addition, he announced that those affected will be able to replace their income derived from shark fishing by receiving payments for “environmental services”.
Wetpixel Live: Be the champ
Alex Mustard is celebrating the writing of “Be the Champ” columns in Diver magazine. The column is focused on underwater photography, and to celebrate its 100th edition, he approached a wide variety of underwater photographers for”one-line” advice. Adam and Alex discuss some of the communal wisdom shared and how fortunate we are to be a part of a supportive community.
- Nikon updates D5, D850 and D500 firmware (via )
- Panasonic updates firmware for G9 and G100 (via )
- Canon updates firmware for EOS R6, R, Ra, Rp and 1D X Mark III (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D E-M1X firmware to version 2.0 (via )
- Apple updates video apps including Final Cut Pro (via )
- Nikon updates Z6 II firmware to 1.01 (via )
- Canon updates 1D X Mark III firmware to 1.2.1 (via )
- Retra Flash PRO/Prime firmware is updated to version 2.5 (via )
- Nikon updates Z5 firmware to 1.02 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 and EOS R6 to version 1.1.1 (via )