Wetpixel

Articles & News Tagged “Wetpixel Live”

Articles

Wetpixel Live: How to Photograph Corals Photo

Wetpixel Live: How to Photograph Corals

Corals provide a habitat for many of the creatures that we seek to photograph. However, like Alex and Adam discuss, they also are a fantastic subject for underwater image-makers. They talk about the equipment and techniques of photographing corals, along with some creative ideas for those seeking to add imagery of these beautiful creatures to their portfolios.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, corals, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: How to Use Fisheye Lenses Photo

Wetpixel Live: How to Use Fisheye Lenses

Alex and Adam chat about one of the most crucial wide angle lenses in the underwater image-maker’s lens bag: The fisheye. They discuss why this type of lens is so good for capturing underwater scenes, some tips on how best to use it, and why focal length is not all that it seems when talking about these types of lenses.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, fisheye lenses, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: Drysuit Primer for Underwater Image Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Drysuit Primer for Underwater Image Makers

Many underwater image makers are still unable to travel to warmer climes. This has led to a resurgence in interest in diving in home waters, which sometimes involves cooler water temperatures than those individuals are used to. Alex and Adam chat about how drysuits can help make image-making enjoyable and pleasant in cooler water, and how to go about choosing the right drysuit can help make photography and videography in cold water productive.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, drysuits, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate} {tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: Night Dive Image-Making Photo

Wetpixel Live: Night Dive Image-Making

Diving at night offers underwater image makers creative and subject options that are simply not available when shooting in the daytime. Alex and Adam discuss some ideas for making night dives photographically productive, including equipment tweaks, organizational ideas, and suitable subjects.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, night, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: Is the Snorkel the Ultimate UW Imaging Tool Photo

Wetpixel Live: Is the Snorkel the Ultimate UW Imaging Tool

Alex expounds on his theory that the most useful underwater imaging accessory is one often neglected by many underwater photographers and filmmakers. The snorkel can open up a wealth of creative and technical opportunities that scuba and other breathing systems just do not allow. It is perhaps a little-known fact that many of Alex’s early images were actually shot while using one!

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, snorkels, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}

Wetpixel Live: Batteries for Underwater Image-Making

Nearly all underwater imaging gear relies on batteries of some form for power. Traditional batteries are being gradually replaced by more powerful Lithium-based versions, but this in itself is not without risk. Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon discuss some of the pros and cons of different types of batteries and how we can increase the safety of using and charging Lithium-based ones.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, batteries, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: Ocean Geographic 2021 Photo

Wetpixel Live: Ocean Geographic 2021

The Ocean Geographic Awards is a significant annual underwater imaging contest. It offers an amazing 17 categories and rather than trying to review all the winning images, Alex and Adam review a curated selection from the contest, providing feedback about the images.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, ocean geographic, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: Underwater Imaging News Photo

Wetpixel Live: Underwater Imaging News

Adam and Alex catch up on what has been going on in the underwater imaging world over the past few weeks. They discuss the Nauticam EMWL, Nikon Z mount macro lenses, Inon Z330 and D200 strobes, Lightroom Super Resolution updates, and some great news for shark conservation.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, news, wetpixel live
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}
Wetpixel Live: Pro Daily Workflow Photo

Wetpixel Live: Pro Daily Workflow

One of the hallmarks of being productive as an underwater image-maker is to be efficient. Adam quizzes Alex about how he organizes his day when he is in the field and what he does to ensure that he extracts the best of each creative possibility once he is underwater.

Continue Reading

Tagged:alex mustard, wetpixel live, workflow
{tag_paginate} {/tag_paginate}