Articles & News Tagged “Wetpixel”


Celebrating International Whale Shark Day Photo

Celebrating International Whale Shark Day

30 August is International Whale Shark Day. It is sad to note that this is the first such day since its inception that these amazing animals have ben classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List. Research suggests a decline in population numbers of between 40 to 92% over the past 75 years. The reasons for this are all human caused: Overfishing, catch as by-catch in net fisheries and ship strike count as the most pertinent causes.

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Stay tuned for reports from the Lembeh-Gulen Shootout Photo

Stay tuned for reports from the Lembeh-Gulen Shootout

This weekend marks the start of the Lembeh-Gulen Critter Shootout. This event will pit two teams of photographers against each other, one at Lembeh Resort in Indonesia, and the other at Gulen Dive Resort in Norway. The Gulen team is being led by Keri Wilk, and the the Lembeh team by Tobias Friedrich. Alex Mustard is co-ordinating the two teams and overseeing the judging process. Each team will be submitting images for a public vote, on the event’s Facebook page. Wetpixel will be on hand and reporting “live” from the event, so please stay tuned for in-depth coverage.

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Earth Day 2016 Photo

Earth Day 2016

Let every day be Earth Day! On this day, let’s celebrate those extraordinary human beings that dedicate vast amounts of time and energy to conserving our planet. If you are involved in an environmental project today, the Wetpixel community salutes you. You are a source of inspiration to us all and we thank you.

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Wetpixel Community Discount: Vivid-Pix-Prints Photo

Wetpixel Community Discount: Vivid-Pix-Prints

Underwater print service, Vivid-Pix-Prints are offering Wetpixel community members a special promo code that gives a 10% discount on their next print order. Vivid-Pix offer a full range of services including image printing onto canvas, metal and acrylic. The company specializes in printing images captured underwater.

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Happy Lunar New Year Photo

Happy Lunar New Year

Wishing all the members of the Wetpixel community that celebrate the lunar New Year a very happy year of the monkey! We hope that you have prosperity and lots of amazing, safe underwater encounters over the next year.


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Wetpixel at BOOT 2016 Photo

Wetpixel at BOOT 2016

BOOT is the world’s largest watersports trade fair. Held in the gigantic halls at Messe Düsseldorf, Germany, Wetpixel will be on hand at this year’s show from Friday 29, through to show’s end on Sunday 31 January to bring the goings on at the show to the Wetpixel community. If you are there, please come and say hello and if not, please keep checking back here for our “live” reports. See you in Düsseldorf!

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Happy New Year 2016 Photo

Happy New Year 2016

Wishing the Wetpixel community the very happiest and festive of (Gregorian) New Year celebrations. May 2016 bring you truly memorable imaging opportunities, safe and enjoyable diving, travel to exotic locations and plenty of time with those whose company you enjoy. All the very best for 2016.

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Wetpixel reports live from DEMA 2015 Photo

Wetpixel reports live from DEMA 2015

DEMA is the diving world’s largest trade show. Underwater imaging product suppliers and manufacturers gather to unveil their new products and the a large proportion of the underwater imaging community is also present. As always, Abi and Adam will be on hand over the next 4 days to gather together the people, products and events at the show and report them back to those of you that cannot make it! Keep checking back for live reports….

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First Look: Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 Photo

First Look: Adobe Creative Cloud 2015

Adobe released a significant update to the Creative Cloud yesterday. Wetpixel takes a look at the new features in Lightroom and Photoshop and shows examples of how these new tools can be used by underwater photographers.

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Happy World Oceans Day 2015 Photo

Happy World Oceans Day 2015

Today, 8 June is World Oceans Day. This year, the theme is Healthy oceans, healthy planet and the aim is to persuade people to use less plastic in order to reduce pollution. There are over 400 events planned worldwide to celebrate the day and to help the planet’s oceans.

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