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Results: GDT European Wildlife Photographer Photo

Results: GDT European Wildlife Photographer

The 2021 GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year has announced its results. The overall winner was a long exposure flash image of a barn swallow, captured by Karsten Mosebach and Bernhard Volmer. Although the contest does not offer a dedicated underwater category, there were a number of underwater images among the finalists. Hearty congratulations to all the winners and finalists.

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Support the US Shark Fin Ban Photo

Support the US Shark Fin Ban

Sea Save has launched a campaign to support the passage of the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act. It aims to ban the buying and selling of shark fin within the US. The Act was passed through Congress during the last session, but the Senate took no action. One way to ensure that the Act gets the attention it deserves from politicians is to send your elected representative an email expressing your support.

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Issue 120 of UwP Magazine is Available Photo

Issue 120 of UwP Magazine is Available

Issue 120 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. The May/June issue contains reviews of the Sony A1/Nauticam NA-A1, Z Cam E2, Nauticam WWL-1B, and INON GoPro accessories. Henley Spiers writes about the Under Bath Water contest while Alex Tattersall, Grant Thomas and Alasdair O’Dell have their images featured.

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Wetpixel Live: UW Image-Making in Raja Ampat Photo

Wetpixel Live: UW Image-Making in Raja Ampat

Alex and Adam chat about one of the world’s classic wide angle underwater imaging destinations. Raja Ampat in Indonesia is often listed as the center of marine biodiversity, and the sheer volume and amount of life on its many reefs bear this out. Alex has recently kindly shared a gallery of his images from Misool on Full Frame, so the duo discusses some ideas about how to get the best of the area, and some creative ideas about image-making in underwater heaven on earth!

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Wetpixel Live: Equipment Reviews for Underwater Image-Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Equipment Reviews for Underwater Image-Makers

Wetpixel recently published an excellent review comparing the Scubalamp D-Max strobe with the Retra Flash Pro. The review was compiled by Hannes Klostermann and Giacomo Rossi, who have provided a fantastic, thorough discussion of the pros and cons of both strobes. Alex and Adam discuss the review and how it emphasizes how important independent reviews are for underwater image-makers.

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