Wetpixel sends thoughts and prayers to those in the path of Hurricane Irma
Hurricane Irma is bearing down remorselessly on the Caribbean and Florida. Forecasters predict that Irma will become a category 5 storm, potentially the most destructive. The Wetpixel community fervently hope that for all of those in the path of the storm, you and your loved ones find a place of safety to ride it out, and that it does not cause significant damage to homes and businesses. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Pixelmator announces Pixelmator Pro
Pixelmator has announced the imminent release of Pixelmator Pro. A dedicated image editing app, it offers non destructive editing and, by utilising machine learning, automates some functions like horizon correction, automatic layer naming, portrait detection, object removal and quick selections. Pixelmator Pro has also been designed to offer fast performance, using Metal 2, Core Image, and OpenGL.
Ikelite ships housing for EOS 200D/Rebel SL2
Issue 81 of X-Ray Mag is available
Issue 81 of X-Ray Mag is now available to download. It features articles about South Africa’s Gordon’s Bay, Philippine’s Southeast Bohol, Norway’s Lofoten and Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The Sony RX100 Mark V’s performance underwater is reviewed and there is a portfolio of Shayna Leib’s art.
Results: Monterey Shootout 2017
The annual Monterey Shootout was held at Monterey, California from 25 to 27 August. Organized by Backscatter and Northern California Underwater Photographic Society, the event attracted over 137 entrants. The shootout hosted the now infamous cocktail party and seminars. Congratulations to Clinton Bauder for his winning jellyfish image, to Kate Vylet for her winning macro video entry and to all those among the placings.
Acquapazza releases details of housing for GH5
Acquapazza has released details and images of a prototype of their forthcoming housing for Panasonic GH5. It features handles that can be adjusted in angle from vertical to horizontal. It is equipped with fiber optic ports and is compatible with both the Panasonic DMW-FL70 or LSS2 LED Strobe System as triggers.
Acquapazza ships housing for Sigma sdQuattro
Issue 98 of UwP magazine is available
Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine issue 98 is now available to download. The September/October issue features reviews of the Olympus EM-1 Mark II, the Retra Flash, Olympus 30mm macro lens and Inon UCL-167. It also includes an interview with Anders Nyberg and technique articles about using filters for underwater archeology and conservation photography. Locations discussed include the Alphonse Group, MCZ, St Pierre and marine parks.
- NG photo of the day by Dan Lublinski (via )
- Underwater drone to lure pet fish (via )
- Great White pupping grounds discovered (via )
- Improve your seascape photography step by step (via )
- Dozens of dead leopard sharks wash up in Imperial Beach (via )
- 10 tips for underwater portrait photography (via )
- Timelapse video shows corals moving (via )
- Virtually diving 360 with sharks (via )
- Photographer filming seascape tutorial wiped out by wave (via )
- Macphun updates Tonality (via )