UK Government Announces Shark Fin Ban
Our friends at SeaSave have highlighted some excellent new protections for sharks that are currently going through the British legislative process. The government plans to introduce laws that will render the import or export of any detached fins illegal. The ban will extend to canned products and other shark products.
Tickets Available: Diving Talks Congress 2021
Nauticam Ships Housings for SmallHD 503 Monitors
Nauticam has announced two new housings for SmallHD 503 UltraBright monitors. The NA-503 monitor is available in either HDMI (NA-503-H)or 3G-SDI (NA-503S) input versions. Both take two Sony NP-F750 batteries, via the SmallHD L series backing plate. It has 2 ports, one M16 and one M28. The latter allows for HDMI or SDI throughput with an appropriate bulkhead.
Canon Announces XF605 4K Camcorder
Wetpixel Live: Shooting Black and White
Converting underwater images to black and white or monochrome is frequently used by underwater image-makers with images that have exposure issues. Alex and Adam discuss how this is perhaps not the best approach to creating stand-out photographs. They go on to discuss some of the tools and techniques they use for shooting and converting images to back and white.
UW Technics Ships TTL Board for Nikon cameras in Aquatica housings
Rebreathers for Underwater Image Making by Nicolas Remy
ADEX Pixel/Wetpixel Masters of Underwater Imaging Discussion series
Wetpixel, along with our friends at Underwater360°, are hosting a series of short discussions on the ADEXPixel21 platform. Entitled “Conversation with the Masters of Underwater Photography,” the first installment will be live on Sunday 8 August at 2 pm Singapore time (0700 BST, 0200 ET, and 2300 PDT). Join Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon to introduce some of the topics that are going to be discussed, along with some personal insights into photographic inspiration, followed by a discussion with the very accomplished photographer, Katherine Lu who will chat about her passion for Singapore’s macro opportunities.
UW Technics Ships TTL Converter for Sony A7C
UW Technics has announced their TTL converter for the Sony A7C in the Nauticam NA-A7C housing. It offers both electrical (optional) and fiber optic triggering, can be used in HSS mode as well as front or rear sync, and allows manual strobe exposure control via the camera’s menu. It can be user-installed in a few minutes.