GoPro announces HERO8 Black and MAXA
GoPro has announced their HERO8 Black and MAX cameras, along with a range of accessories. The former offers 4K60 and 1080p240 video, along with RAW still image capture and video stabilization. MAX can record 1440p60 and 1080p60 HERO video along with 5.6K30 360 video. The HERO8 is waterproof to 10 meters, while MAX is waterproof to 5m.
Join Wetpixel for Whale Sharks 2020
Wetpixel is very happy to announce that we will be returning to Isla Mujeres, Mexico once again to witness and document the amazing aggregation of whale sharks (Rhincodon typus). Each year hundreds of these amazing animals gather to feed on the abundant planktonic eggs, providing an amazing and unique natural spectacle. Our trip this year will run from 21 to 27 July, with 5 days on the water, and is strictly limited to a total of 12 participants.
Nauticam ships housing for Sony A7R Mark IV
Nauticam is shipping their housing for the Sony A7R Mark IV. The NA-7RIV aluminum housing has an increased gear ratio on their zoom/focus gears and a new handle bracket design. It also features an HDMI 2.0 compatible M24 accessory port along with M14 and an M16 port on the rear door.
Ikelite announces lens accessories for Nikkor 14-30mm and Zeiss 18mm
Think Tank Photo launches lightweight roller bag
Think Tank Photo has announced a new lightweight roller bag. The Airport Advantage XT weighs in at 7.5 lbs. (3.4kg), fits in most international and regional overhead lockers and can accommodate two Gripped SLRs with lenses attached, plus 5–8 additional lenses and a 17” laptop. It remains to see whether a housing will fit!
Ikelite announces housing for Sony A7R Mark IV
Blackmagic Design announces new Video Assist models
Blackmagic Design has announced the Video Assist 12G. It features screens suitable for HDR, a tally indicator, 4 built-in scopes, enhanced focus assist features, 3D LUTs and native Blackmagic RAW recording from supported cameras. Available in both 5” and 7” variants, both are controlled by touch screen and record to SD cards.
Report: CMAS World Underwater Photography Championship
Wetpixel editor Adam Hanlon reports from the 2019 CMAS World Underwater Photography and Video Championship, being held in Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. The 2019 Championship has 93 entrants from 20 countries (with 10 teams in the video category from 10 countries). Most teams consist of a photographer or videographer and an assistant, competing for the coveted title of “World Champion.”
- Sony releases firmware ver. 5.00 for a9 camera (via )
- Nikon updates Capture NX, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility (via )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Compressor and Motion (via )
- Olympus updates E-M10 II and E-M10 III to v.1.4 and v.1.2… (via )
- Canon updates EOS RP to firmware version 1.1.0 (via )
- DaVinci Resolve update V.15.3 is available (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D EM-1 firmware to v.4.6 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R firmware to v.1.1.0 (via )
- ON1 updates Photo RAW to 2019.2 (via )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro to 10.4.5 (via )