Achtel Limited announces housing for Sigma fp Cinema camera
Achtel Limited has announced their housing for the Sigma fp Digital Cinema Camera. Similar in size and weight to the original Nikonos V camera, the housing has a titanium lens mount that allows the use of Nikonos water contact designed manual focus lenses. It allows for internal and external recording to SSD and has a vacuum valve as standard.
Trip: Wetpixel Raja Ampat and Banda Sea for Image Makers 2021
Join Wetpixel to explore and capture the amazing marine biodiversity of the Coral Triangle. We plan to depart Sorong, Indonesia on 5 April 2021 and explore the vibrant reefs of Raja Ampat, before heading south into the Banda Sea and disembarking at Ambon on 16 April. The area is the epicenter of the most diverse reefs in the world, where the nutrient-rich waters create a unique environment, with stunning hard and soft corals, pelagic encounters, swirling schools of fish and species-rich macro life.
UW Technics ships TTL circuit for Sony mirrorless cameras in Sea&Sea housings
UW Technics has announced that their TTL converter for Sony a7 cameras in Sea&Sea housings is now shipping. It offers manual and TTL support for most Inon, Ikelite, Sea&Sea, and Subtronic strobes via either fiber optic or electrical connection. The TTL board can be installed by the user.
Backscatter announces MF-1 Mini Flash and OS-1 Optical Snoot
Recently announced at DEMA, Backscatter has released full details of their MF-1 Mini Flash and OS-1 Optical Snoot. Designed for macro shooters, it is also suitable for compact cameras and creative macro imagery. Powered by a single Nitecore 18650 cell, it has an integral focus light and modeling flash and the strobe ships with light masks.
CineBags ships updated Square Grouper
Cinebags are shipping an updated version of their Square Grouper. Updates include a new shoulder strap, zipped pouches in the flap, updated traction material on the underside, and a heat welded bottom insert. The Square Grouper is designed to protect assembled housings and act a rinse tank if required.
Shark fin ban Bill passes through House
The Sharks Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 (H.R.737) has passed the US House of Representatives by a vote of 310 vs 107. The bill “makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a license or permit under certain circumstances.”
Isotta announces housing for Canon G7X Mark III
Easydive announces iPhone 11 compatibility
Easydive has announced that their Leo 3 SMART and Diveshot housings are compatible with the iPhone 11. With the Diveshot, it is simply a matter of downloading the Diveshot App onto the new iPhone. With the Leo3 Smart, it is necessary to order a new camera holder panel and then download the Leo3 Smart App.
Report: DEMA 2019
The Diving Equipment Marketing Association annual show is currently being held in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The largest diving equipment show in the world, manufacturers and image makers gather to network and view new products. Wetpixel will be on site throughout the show and our goal is to try and ensure that those of you that cannot attend get to see all the new imaging products.