Heinz 11 is available to download
Issue 11 of Heinz online magazine is now available to download and view. It features imagery from Cai Songda and Kristin Kauge. Articles include alligators in Florida by Hannes Klostermann, Giglio Island by Filippo Borghi, Malin Head by Steve Jones and Sri Lanka and blue whales by Franco Banfi.
Nauticam ships MWL-1 ultra wide conversion lens
Nauticam is shipping their MWL-1 conversion lens. This water contact lens is designed to offer a 150° field of view when used with a 60mm macro lens on a full frame camera. It can focus from the lens’ front element to infinity and can be attached via either an M67 flip mount or a bayonet fitting to a flat macro port.
IWC and CMS Launch Online Whale Watching Handbook
The International Whaling Commission and the Convention for Migratory Species have created an online handbook that aims to equip anyone who wants to go whale watching with guidance about places to go and questions to ask [potential operators. It currently has over 100 pages of searchable, cross-indexed online content.
Final Call for Entries: World Shootout 2018
WPOTY 2019 is open for entries
The 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is now open for entries. Adult categories are Animals in their Environment, Animal Portraits, Plants and Fungi, Under Water, Urban Wildlife, Earth’s Environments, Black and White, Creative Visions, Wildlife Photojournalism, and Wildlife Photojournalist Photo Story Award. There are also 4 behavior categories: Amphibians and Reptiles, Birds, Invertebrates and Mammals.
Ikelite announces housing for the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera
Ikelite has announced their 200DL housing for the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. Constructed of ABS-PC, the housing has Ikelite’s DL port system and is shipped with a vacuum valve and an M16 accessory port. Lens port compatibility is to be announced, although it is anticipated that it will allow for both Z mount and F mount lenses (with the FTZ Adapter.)
Spot A Shark USA
Underwater image maker Tanya Houppermans has shared an article about a new citizen science project that aims to use images of sharks to assists scientists to study sand tiger sharks (Carcharias taurus). The site allows photographers to load images and then they can be tracked via subsequent images of the animal.
Adobe releases Creative Cloud 2019
- A closer look at the taxidermy anteater photo (via )
- Photo of an osprey with a shark with a fish (via )
- Adobe updates Lightroom Classic to 7.3.1 (via )
- Sony updates a7 Mark III firmware to 1.01 (via )
- There is a brewery that ages beer underwater in the Adriatic Sea (via )
- Canon has released firmware 184.108.40.206.00 for the Cinema EOS C200… (via )
- Canon updates EOS 1-D X Mark II firmware to 1.1.6 (via )
- A wildlife photographer’s gear stash (via )
- Nikon updates D5 firmware to version 1.21 (via )
- Insect photographer sues pest control company for $2.7m (via )