Results: DPG/Wetpixel Masters 2022
Wetpixel and our sister site DivePhotoGuide are very pleased to announce the results of their 2022 Masters of Underwater Imaging contest. Huge congratulations to Martin Broen for his stunning image from Mexico’s Yucatan, The winning portfolio is stunning. Our fabulous judges had an unenviable task in trying to select their winners.
Results: Ocean Art 2022
The Ocean Art Contest has announced the winners of its 2022 contest. There are over 70 images among the placings, with many from members of the Wetpixel community. Congratulations to Kat Zhou, whose image of the Caribbean octopus (Octopus briareus) that was at Blue Heron Bridge last year, was awarded Best of Show.
Panasonic announces S5 II Cameras
Panasonic has announced the DC-S5 II and S5 IIX full frame mirrorless cameras. Using the L mount, they both feature on-chip phase detection.
Available: UwP Issue 130
The January/February issue of Underwater Photography magazine (UwP) is now available to download. It includes reviews of the Nauticam WACP-C, Isotta housing and large diameter domes. Techniques discussed include freediving photography and photographing crocodiles, while Tobias Friedrich writes about judging UPY. The travel section has a welcome back and freediving Gorontalo.
Happy New Year 2023
We hope you are welcoming in the New Year, surrounded by friends and family. May 2023 be a fantastic year, with seamless travel, safe, enjoyable diving, and cooperative subjects. May your imagery be superb and your enjoyment boundless. Thank you to you all for making Wetpixel the wonderfully supportive community that it is, and we look forward to diving and image-making with you next year.
Final Few Days for Masters Entries
The final days for entering the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Contest are here. Enter now to win amazing prizes worth more than $75,000. The deadline for the contest is 31 December, so open up your image libraries and get your best images and videos entered soon.
Happy Holidays 2022
Wishing the Wetpixel community the happiest of holidays for 2022! We hope that you will receive all the gifts you wish for, that your merry-making will be raucous and that you enjoy the holidays surrounded by friends and family. Our community is extraordinary, with so many generously sharing their time, experience, and knowledge freely for our mutual benefit. From us all to you all, many, many thanks, and we hope that the holiday season will offer a time for us all to pause and enjoy some relaxation.
Wetpixel Live: Top Tips for Competition Success
Many underwater image makers are actively involved in entering imaging contests. In this episode, Alex and Adam discuss some ideas that may help ensure success in these competitions, particularly in the light of the deadlines for UPY and the Wetpixel/DPG Masters are fast approaching.
- Atomos updates AtomOS to 10.73 (via )
- Blackmagic Design releases Davinci Resolve 17.4.4 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 and R6 to 1.51 (via )
- Nikon updates Z7II to 1.31 (via )
- Panasonic updates G9 and GH5s firmware (via )
- Nikon updates Z9 firmware to Version 1.10 (via )
- Nikon updates Z6II and Z7II firmware to 1.30 (via )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro to 10.6 (via )
- Nik Collection version 4.2 is available (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.32 (via )