Articles & News Tagged “News”
Keldan ships new products
Keldan has announced its full range for 2020. The 8X and 4X lights both have a 20% increase in power and higher CRI values. The Spectrum color correction filter range has been streamlined and refined, as has the Ambient Light filters. In addition, there is a buoyancy collar available for the lights, and a pocket-sized underwater color and white balance target.
COVID-19: Retailers need your support.
The COVID-19 crisis is continuing to produce profound effects for us all. Businesses are struggling to cope with travel restrictions and a decline in demand. In response to this, many of Wetpixel’s retail partners are offering amazing deals. By supporting these companies, remember you are also supporting the livelihoods of fellow image-makers. If you are a retailer and would like any deals to be added, feel free to post them in the Wetpixel Forum or reach out for front page posts.
Calling all Underwater Image Makers
Most of us are under some form of restrictions to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. May I suggest that we use our image and video libraries to celebrate our passion by sharing our images as widely as possible? By doing so, we help remind people of the beauty and majesty of the world’s oceans, and perhaps help soothe some frayed nerves. May I also suggest that we post where the imagery was taken and perhaps with which operator, along with shout-outs to any other relayed businesses, all of which are enduring considerable financial hardship.
ADEX 2020 deferred
The organizers of the 2020 ADEX show have announced that the show has been further postponed. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and its associated social distancing and travel restrictions, the show has now been deferred from 29 t0 31 April. New dates are to be announced.
Nikon Releases N-Log 3D LUT for D780
Nikon has released a lookup table (LUT) for use when color grading movie footage shot with N-Log gamma with the D780 camera. It can be downloaded for macOS and Windows and includes LUT files for Nikon’s mirrorless full-frame Z6 and Z7. According to Nikon, the files work in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Apple Final Cut Pro X and Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 16, but other editing software should also be compatible.
Call for Entries: DEEP Indonesia International Photo Contest
The deadline for the 2020 DEEP Indonesia International Underwater Photo Competition is fast approaching. Entries need to be submitted by midnight this Saturday, 7 March. DEEP offers categories for Compact Cameras, Divers, Animal Portraits, Animal Behavior, and Reefscapes. Entries can be edited (although this is a photography contest rather than a Photoshop one).
Isotta ships housing for Sony a7r IV
Issue 113 OF UwP magazine is available
The March/April edition on Underwater Photography magazine is available for download. Articles in it include reviews of the Nikon Z6 and Ikelite housing, Laowa Venus 24mm and Olympus TG6 and Ikelite housings. Pete Atkinson describes his housing history and destination reviews include the Maldives Paradise, Hidden Halmahera, and My Backyard: Blue Heron Bridge. In addition, UwP 113 has news, views and new product descriptions.
Easydive announces Leo3 Magic housing
Easydive has announced their new Leo3 Magic housing for the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema 6K camera. Rated to 150m, the housing is lighter than the Leo3 and have a double battery pack. Camera control is via Bluetooth, the housing can provide 2 HDMI/SDI feeds out if it is combined with an optional converter, and an external drive can also be added in the housing if required.