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Housing importation duties levied at Baja airports Photo

Housing importation duties levied at Baja airports

Wetpixel member divrndeep has reported on the forum that Mexican customs officials at Cabo San Lucas (SJD) and La Paz (LAP) airports are enforcing a policy of charging an importation fee on underwater camera housings. She reports that the fee is based on 16% of the housing’s worth and that customs officials will use Google to ascertain a housing’s value. At the time of writing, there are no reports of this being implemented at other points of entry.

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Getty Images abandons Right Managed image licensing Photo

Getty Images abandons Right Managed image licensing

Getty Images has announced via email that from 6 November, they will no longer accept any new images under rights-managed (RM) licensing agreements. All images managed by the agency will only be on a Royalty Free licensing model. Images currently held by Getty under RM arrangements will be removed by the end of January 2020, with the RM licensing model being deleted completely by November 2020.

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Anglerfish announces HD57 monitor Photo

Anglerfish announces HD57 monitor

Anglerfish Creative Lighting has announced its AFCL-HD57 monitor. Designed specifically for underwater image-makers, the 5.7” IPS screen with full 4K resolution. Integrated into a waterproof housing, it has a separate battery compartment that uses a Sony F970 battery. It is shipping with a shade, ball mount, cable, bulkhead, and bulkhead adaptor.

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Issue 111 of Underwater Photography Magazine is available Photo

Issue 111 of Underwater Photography Magazine is available

Issue 111 of Underwater Photography Magazine is available to download. Featured in this issue are reviews of the Sony A7R MKIV and Nauticam NA-A7R IV, Blackmagic BMPCC4K and Nauticam NA-BMPCCII, Sony FE 90mm F/2.8 Macro G OSS and Nauticam NA-EM1. Images from the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Monterey Shootout are displayed, along with articles about the Sony A7RIII, Komodo and Guadeloupe.

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