Articles & News Tagged “News”
Sony announces a6400 camera and firmware updates to a9 and a7 models
Newsshooter reports that Sony has announced a new mirrorless camera model and significant firmware updates for the a9, a7r III and a7 III at an event at Sony HQ in San Diego. The a6400 has a 24MP APS-C sensor with a native ISO range of 100 to 3200 and new autofocus functionality including Eye and Real Time Tracking. Video recording is available in 4K with no pixel binning and HLG picture profile, along with S-Log2 and S-Log3.
Ikelite announces housing for Nikon D3500
Ikelite has announced their 200DLM/C housing for the entry-level Nikon D3500 SLR camera. Constructed of the company’s trademark ABS-PC and acrylic, the housing is compatible with the DLM type C port system and can be fitted with electrical strobe triggering, including TTL when equipped with optional circuitry and connections.
Results: Ocean Art 2019
The 2019 Ocean Art Contest has released its results. The overall winner was Duncan Murrell with a lovely image of 3 devil rays feeding in loops. Congratulations to him and to all the other Wetpixel members among the placings.
Nikon Z series firmware to offer ProRes RAW over HDMI
As a part of their press release about the products on display at the CES show, Nikon has announced an upcoming firmware update for the Z series cameras that will add the possibility of recording ProRes RAW output on the Atomos Ninja recorder over an HDMI connection. Also, it will add support for CFexpress format cards and Eye AF.
Nikon announces 14-30mm Z mount lens
Nikon has announced the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens for the Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. Despite being a 14 mm lens with a 114° field of view, it offers direct filer attachment. Minimum focus distance is is 11 in. (0.28 m.) from the focal plane at all zoom positions, so it may work behind a dome port.
RIP Dean Burman
It is with tremendous sadness that I share the news that Wetpixel member and contributor Dean Burman (DeanB) suddenly passed away over the New Year’s holiday. Dean was a filmmaker, with numerous film credits including a film featuring some amazing behavior footage of pike in an award-winning short film called “Lair of the Water Wolf.” He is survived by his daughter and parents, and our hearts go out to them along with his many other friends at what must be a devastating time
Final Call for entries: UPY 2019
It is the last couple of days to enter the 2019 Underwater Photographer of the Year competition. The contest features 10 international and 4 British geographical categories and this year’s deadline for entries is 4 January.
Issue 106 of Underwater Photography magazine is available
Issue 106 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. Along with lots of news about new products, it has reviews of the OrcaTorch D900V, Canon EOS R in the Ikelite 200DL housing and Nauticam WACP tech notes & observations. In terms of techniques, Mike Bartick describes how to capture the “Blackwater bounty.”