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Preview: Retra Strobe by Alex Mustard Photo

Preview: Retra Strobe by Alex Mustard

Wetpixel Associate Editor Alex Mustard has provided a preview of the forthcoming Retra strobe. Any new strobe release is big news in the underwater imaging world and Retra has set out to produce an innovative new product. Alex was able to test a working prototype during his recent trip to the Bahamas.

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Book Review: Secrets of the Seas Photo

Book Review: Secrets of the Seas

Wetpixel reviews Callum Roberts’ and Alex Mustard’s book “Secrets of the Seas: A Journey into the Heart of the Ocean”. This large format, visually impressive book features some amazing imagery, but also weaves a tale about the oceans’ history, present conditions and some thoughts about their possible future.

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Review: Vivid-Pix Scuba Picture Fix Photo

Review: Vivid-Pix Scuba Picture Fix

A review of Vivid Pix Scuba Picture Fix app. This app is designed to simplify and streamline the process of editing images captured underwater. Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon puts it through its paces.

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Field Review: Nikon D500 Photo

Field Review: Nikon D500

Wetpixel presents a detailed and in-depth review of the Nikon D500 SLR camera. The camera was used extensively in the field during the Wetpixel Raja Ampat Expedition and Wetpixel/Alex Mustard macro workshop in the Lembeh Straits, producing just under 8,000 images. The conclusions are detailed in the review, but if you are currently considering a new camera for use underwater, you really need to read this review.

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Review of Sigma 20mm 1.4 art lens underwater Photo

Review of Sigma 20mm 1.4 art lens underwater

Daan Verhoeven has published a review on Behance of the Sigma Art 20mm 1.4 lens on a Sony a7R II underwater. The lens has a minimum focus distance of 28mm in this set-up and is well known for creating creamy, blurry backgrounds and buttery bokeh. Verhoeven says that he was interested in purchasing the lens to use for underwater portraits.

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Review: Seacam Remote Strobe Trigger Photo

Review: Seacam Remote Strobe Trigger

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon reviews Seacam’s optical remote strobe trigger. Remote optical sensors provide additional practical and creative opportunities for both wide angle and macro shooting. The new optical trigger extends these to Seacam strobes equipped with an S6 bulkhead.

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Review: Underwater Photography Masterclass by Alex Mustard Photo

Review: Underwater Photography Masterclass by Alex Mustard

Wetpixel Associate Editor, Alex Mustard, has just published his first instructional book. It contains over 190 pages of descriptions of techniques and tips and is illustrated by many examples of the the ideas in practice. Pre-ordered books are now shipping, but Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon has been fortunate enough to have had an early copy in order to write this review

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Review: New World Publication pdf books Photo

Review: New World Publication pdf books

New World Publications has recently released 8 of their reference books as right managed pdfs. In addition, in November 2015, they released the second edition of their Reef Fish Identification - Tropical Pacific guidebook. Wetpixel editor, Adam Hanlon provides a review of the new format and the new book.

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Book Review: Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification - Indo-Pacific Photo

Book Review: Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification - Indo-Pacific

Wetpixel reviews NewWorld Publication’s definitive new opisthobranch ID book: Nudibranch and Sea Slug Identification - Indo-Pacific by Terrence Gosliner, Ángel Valdés and David Behrens. The book offers images and description of 1,953 differs species, providing an amazing amount of information on the identity and habits of one of the macro photographer’s favorite subjects.

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Review: Fantasea FG7X housing Photo

Review: Fantasea FG7X housing

Wetpixel editor provides a review of the Fantasia FG7X housing for the Canon PowerShot G7 X compact camera. The housing was tested during the recent Wetpixel Whale Sharks expedition to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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