Review: Seacam Remote Strobe Trigger
Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon reviews Seacam’s optical remote strobe trigger. Remote optical sensors provide additional practical and creative opportunities for both wide angle and macro shooting. The new optical trigger extends these to Seacam strobes equipped with an S6 bulkhead.
UPY images on display in Cape Town
The 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) image collection is going on tour! First stop will be in Cape Town, South Africa. In partnership with the South Africa’s National Sea Rescue Institute, the images will be displayed at the Chavonnes Battery Museum, Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront, from 1st May to 30th September.
Report: Wetpixel/Scubacam ADEX Imaging party
As promised, all the images from the infamous Wetpixel/Scubacam ADEX 2016 imaging party are now posted on the show report. If you weren’t there, check out the pictures to see what you missed out on and if you were there, be afraid, very afraid! Looking forward to the next one at ADEX 2017.
Earth Day 2016
Let every day be Earth Day! On this day, let’s celebrate those extraordinary human beings that dedicate vast amounts of time and energy to conserving our planet. If you are involved in an environmental project today, the Wetpixel community salutes you. You are a source of inspiration to us all and we thank you.
2016 Winners of University of Miami’s underwater photography contest announced
The University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of marine and Atmospheric Science has announced the winners of their 2016 Annual Underwater Photography Contest. With over 500 entries from around the world, the best overall image was shot by Beth Watson and features mangroves and orbital batfish in Raja Ampat, Indonesia.
Fantasea announces housing for Canon G9 X
Fantasea has announced their forthcoming housing for the Canon G9 X compact camera. As reported in Wetpixel’s ADEX coverage it provides access to the camera’s touch screen controls. It is constructed of polycarbonate, with access to all camera buttons and is supplied with a leak detector and an accessory pack.
Report: ADEX Show 2016
The Asian Dive Exhibition (ADEX) continues to buck the trend in terms of visitor numbers, with nearly 58,000 visitors attending this year’s show. Many imaging product manufacturers attended, and the show drew an “all star” contingent of still and video shooters. Wetpixel’s Drew Wong was on hand to ensure that those of us that could not attend are kept appraised of all the new developments.
Video: Swarm of red pelagic tuna crabs carpet the seafloor
During a recent deep sea expedition off the coast of Panama by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, chief scientist Jesus Pineda witnessed an incredible gathering of crabs. While exploring the Hannibal Bank Seamount the scientists came across thousands of red pelagic tuna crabs swarming across the seafloor.
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