New Feature Added - Getting Rid of the Underwater Blues
Wetpixel member Robert Delfs has contributed an excellent article entitled “Getting Rid of the Underwater Blues - Advanced Photoshop Techniques to Reconstruct Damaged Color Channels.” This extensive article has stimulated quite a bit of discussion in the underwater photographic community - now see what all of the fuss is about.
Make sure to browse through our large collection of feature articles by digital pioneers and experts! Don't forget that Wetpixel is more than just a message board - we have news, contests, reviews, and many many articles for digital underwater photography enthusiasts.
New Feature Added - Tips for Using Adobe Camera RAW
We have just added a new beginner column written by Craig Jones and James Wiseman which describes a 10-step process for converting RAW files using Adobe Photoshop CS. Craig goes into great detail about how to use each and every feature of Adobe's Camera Raw converter. If you're wondering how to get the most out of your underwater photos then this article is a “must read.”
EPIC 2004 Photo Contest Winners Announced
EPIC has announced the results of their annual Environmentally aware Photographic Image Competition 2004. Among the winners were many Wetpixel members:
Sharks: Jim Abernethy - 1st, Rand McMeins - 2nd
Digital: Don Hughes - 1st, Rodger Klein - 2nd, James Wiseman - 3rd
Video: Jim Abernethy - 1st
Congratulations to you all!
Getting Rid of the Underwater Blues
A recent discussion of ambient light underwater photography in the Wetpixel forum pages presented a wealth of information on the use of filters to correct color balance problems in photographs taken underwater without strobes. This article presents a technique for correcting this common problem.
Tips for Using Adobe Camera Raw
p align=”left”>This month, we have a guest column by Wetpixel Co-Administrator Craig Jones who shoots the Nikon D100 in a Nexus housing. Craig comes from a computer science background
Summer weather impacts Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Severe summer weather conditions have had an impact on reef communities of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. High water temperatures, cyclonic winds and huge rainfall have all been responsible for some damage to many individual reefs in the world's largest coral reef system.
Mod Light and Video Housing from LMI
Light and Motion have released a new compact video housing called the Stingray III for the latest Sony MiniDV cameras HC20, HC30 and HC40. Nearly half the size of the original Stingray the new super compact Stingray III offers all of the same features of the full size model.
Other good news is that the popular Mod Light is back and improved. The Sunray Mod is powered by a rechargeable, memory free, high capacity, lithium ion battery. Burn times range from 50 minutes on the high setting to 90 minutes on low. Additionally, there is a conveniently located LED on the back of the light that informs the user of output levels, low battery warning and charging status.
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- Delaware bans shark fins (via )
- DxOMark tests lenses for the Nikon D600 (via )
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- Air Pacific/Fiji Air exposed as shark fin trafficker (via )
- Adobe releases Camera Raw release candidate 8.1 (via )
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