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Dive Magazine, First Digital Cover

Underwater photographer Douglas David Seifert and Dive Magazine editor Simon Rogerson have notified Wetpixel that Dive Magazine has printed their first all-digital cover!

"This is our first all-digital cover, and I'm extremely proud of it. I'm especially happy that our first digital cover should be an animal as majestic as the whale shark. Douglas David Seifert is probably the best shark photographer in the world, and o­nce again was first o­n the scene when an astonishing discovery was made.

"I have noticed certain correspondents arguing that current digital photography is not appropriate for magazine use. Hopefully this cover shot - and an A3 portrait of a great hammerhead we are using in our Shark Special magazine ­ will disabuse them of that notion. Make no mistake - digital has arrived." - Simon Rogerson [read more]

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Wetpixel’s 1000th Forum Member!

1000th Forum Member!

Congratulations to Wetpixel forum user Dukgose2 (Michael McDonald), who was the lucky 1000th member to register! Dugose2 has won an Epoque DCL-20 wide conversion lens (retail value $299.95), gratiously donated by Wetpixel sponsor Marine Camera Distributors. The DCL-20 is a high quality 0.56x magnification conversion lens that fits the following underwater housings: Olympus PT-005 / 007 / 010 / 012 / 015, Epoque EHS-200 Z, EHC-1000, and EHN-4500.

Wetpixel's 1000 members have logged almost 15,000 posts since Wetpixel was conceived, and the forums are the perfect place to bounce ideas (and images!) off of fellow underwater shooters. If you are not yet a member, please join us!

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