Happy Holidays 2020
The admins and moderators wish the Wetpixel community the very happiest of holiday seasons. If you exchange gifts, we hope that yours include some new tools for underwater imaging! We hope that you will have time to share your holidays with friends and family and would like to thank you all for sharing your time, images and experience on the Wetpixel forums, and Facebook group. We look forward to sharing more techniques, news, and imagery in 2020
Ikelite ships housing for Olympus OM-D E-M5 III
Ikelite is now shipping their housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III camera. Equipped with the Dry Lock Micro port system, the housing has extendable shutter releases and AE-L/AF-L button thumb levers. It also offers TTL strobe control with the optional DL3 DS Link Olympus TTL Converter.
Deepvision Contest open for entries
Scubashooters have delayed their final call for entries for the Deepvision contest and will now accept entries until 12 January
New study into shark behavior during hurricanes
Hakai Magazine has published an article about research that Grace Casselberry of the University of Massachusetts Amherst has been doing about the reaction of sharks to hurricanes. It seems that they sense the changes in atmospheric pressure that precede these weather events, and head for the safety of deep water.
Nikon adds ProRes RAW support to Z6 and Z7
ikon has announced a paid upgrade for the Z6 and Z7 cameras that adds the option of the external recording of ProRes RAW video. In order to do so, the camera will need to be equipped with an Atomos recorder connected via an HDMI 2.0 connection. The updates also added CF Express memory card support. This will be added to compatible D5, D850 and D500 cameras.
Bid Now! Sea Save Auction 2019
The Sea Save annual charity auction is offering over 60 lots of amazing dive travel adventures, all at a bargain price, By bidding or purchasing one of the lots, you are also directly supporting Sea Save’s efforts to continue its critical mission, In 2019, the organization was able to mobilize support for a ban on the trade in 18 shark and ray species at CITES, which resulted in these species being protected under international law.
Call for entries: Underwater Competition Series 2019
Seacam announces Seaflash 160 Strobe
Seacam has formally announced the new Seaflash 160 Digital strobe. Featuring both electrical and fiber optic triggering, the strobe has an output of 160 Ws with a color temperature of 4500°K. Powered via a NiMh battery pack, it also offers high-speed sync, an OLED that rotates for a correct viewing angle, and a 250 lumen spotting light.
- Nikon D850 Lightroom import issues with certain files and… (via )
- Sony updates a7/a7R III firmware to version 3.0 (via )
- Adobe updates Lightroom and Camera RAW (via )
- Alien Skin updates Exposure X to version 4.5 (via )
- 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 )