Wetpixel Live: How Long Do Strobes Last
Responding to a discussion on the Wetpixel forums, Alex and Adam discuss, how long underwater strobes can be expected to last. Alex emphasizes that while longevity is one criterion for evaluation when selecting a new strobe, perhaps the quality of lights that it creates should be emphasized.
Wetpixel Live: WPY 2021 Preview
Ikelite Ships Housing for Panasonic LUMIX S5
Wetpixel Red Sea Odyssey 2022
We are super happy to announce the Wetpixel Red Sea Underwater Photography Odyssey. We have booked the amazing liveaboard VIP ONE for two trips of photographically productive exploration of the Red Sea’s amazing reefs next year. The dates are 22 to 29 May, followed by 29 May to 5 June. This is timed to be the best opportunity for the amazing schools of fish that aggregate at Ras Mohammed each year.
GoPro Ships HERO10 Action Camera
Anglerfish Announces Deep Housing for Panasonic BHG1
Anglerfish Creative Lighting has designed a deep water housing for the Panasonic BHG1 4K cinema camera. It can operate to 1000-2000 meters (3281-6562 feet) depending on the lens port system specified. It has M14, M16, M24, and 5/16 ports for power, control, and video out. Anglerfish are in the process of designing a leak detection circuit for underwater housings using Bluetooth Low Energy module, controlled via iOS or Android devices.
Lacie Announces Portable SSD Drives
Lacie has announced two new portable SSD drives aimed at creatives. Both can deliver read speeds of up to 1,050 MB/s and write speeds up to 1,000 MB/s, and are available in 500GB, 1TB and 2TB capacities. They use USB 3.2 and are compatible with Windows, Mac and iPad. The SSD Secure has integrated hardware encryption for adde security.
Canon Announces 16mm f/2.8 RF Mount Lens
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.32 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 Firmware to v1.4.0 (via )
- Nikon releases firmware updates for Z6 II, Z7 II and Z50 cameras (via )
- Canon updates EOS 1D-X III to 1.5.0 (via )
- Sony Firmware update for Alpha 1 (via )
- Canon updates C70 firmware to version 22.214.171.124 (via )
- Canon updates EOS 5D Mark IV firmware to 1.3.3 (via )
- Nikon updates Z6, Z7 and Z50 firmwares (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.30 (via )
- Skylum updates Luminar AI to version 3 (via )