Trips: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019 Photo

Trips: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019

Wetpixel is running two trips to Isla Mujeres to snorkel, photograph and video the amazing whale shark (Rhincodon typus) aggregation. An annual event, our experience is that early to mid-August is the prime time with the sharks being most concentrated and in large numbers. Hence our trips for 2019 will run from 4 to 10 August and then from 10 to 16 August.

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Sea&Sea announces MDX housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7 Photo

Sea&Sea announces MDX housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7

Sea&Sea has announced their MDX housing for the Nikon Z7 and Z6 full frame mirrorless cameras. It works with Sea&Sea’s MDX-series ports and gears and it will accommodate F-mount lenses and Nikon’s FTZ mount adapter. The housing’s focus/zoom dial has two gears, one for F-mount lenses and one for Z-mount lenses. Strobe triggering is via an electrical connector or the optional hotshoe-mounted Optical YS converter.

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DEMA 2018 Photo

DEMA 2018

It’s that time of year again, when thousands of divers and underwater photographers descend on the desert in the middle of Nevada. DEMA 2018 has started and Wetpixel is here covering it once again. Our coverage this year is a bit more relaxed as we seek to feature some of the highlights of what it is like to be immersed in the show itself. Check the Wetpixel website for new gear announcements with in depth features.

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Nauticam ships housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras Photo

Nauticam ships housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras

Nauticam is shipping their housing for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. It is compatible with the company’s existing N120 port systems and Nikon’s F mount lenses via adapter, as well as Z mount lenses. The housing offers 2 lens releases buttons to cope with this. The NA-Z7 is shipped with a manual optoelectrical flash trigger preinstalled and has a lever allowing easy switching between EVF and LCD screen.

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RETRA announces new strobes Photo

RETRA announces new strobes

Retra UWT has announced two new strobes. The Flash Prime has a 100Ws output, controllable over 13 steps with a 130° beam angle and a color temperature of 4900°K. The Retra Flash Pro shares most of these specifications but has a 150Ws output. Both strobes offer electrical connection via an optional converter, with fiber optic triggering as the standard.

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