Kodak accounces DCS Pro SLR/c
Kodak has announced the DCS Pro SLR/c, a Canon-mount, 14MP full-frame digital SLR. Kodak dSLRs are currently the only full-frame alternatives to the Canon 1Ds, which retails at more than $3,000 USD more.
HANNOVER, Germany, March 18 - Providing professional photographers with a choice of lens mounts on its new digital SLR cameras, Eastman Kodak Company today introduced the KODAK PROFESSIONAL DCS Pro SLR/c - a digital camera compatible with the popular CANON EOS lens mount. It offers the same superior resolution, broad ISO performance and extended burst depth found in the acclaimed KODAK PROFESSIONAL DCS Pro SLR/n digital camera built on a NIKON F-mount and introduced in February, 2004.
More photos with Nikon 10.5mm fisheye
Jean Bruneau’s Nikon 10.5mm fisheye lens test report has been updated with a few photos beneath the ice!
Aquatica D70 Housing Prototype
Our friends over at Aquatica have sent us an exclusive photo of a prototype Nikon D70 digital SLR housing. We at Wetpixel are very excited for more entry-level digital SLR housings to hit the market. Digital underwater photography with SLRs is getting more affordable almost literally by the month!
Ocean Brite/Equinox Digital Rebel Housing
Light & Motion announces Tetra C5060
Light & Motion has announced the new Tetra C5060 housing for the Olympus C-5060 5 megapixel digital camera. MSRP is $1599 USD.
The Tetra 5060 is a compact housing that provides access to most camera controls and the LCD screen for instant feedback and accurate subject composition. Multiple lens options are available including a wide angle lens that delivers 95 degrees of coverage, and a wetmate macro underwater changeable lens system.
The Tetra 5060 includes the newest version of the ROC strobe controller. The new ROC features a double flash exposure system that monitors and duplicates the camera pre-flash and actual flash sequence with compatible strobes. ROC also allows for full manual exposure and provides for 12 manual adjustments on most TTL compatible strobes.
Aquatica A300 Housing First Look
Ryan Canon over at Wetpixel sponsor Underwater Camera Pros has posted an informative article talking about his first impressions of the Aquatica A300 housing.
Excerpt: “Most users will be surprised at how small the housing actually is. The body is smaller than the new Ikelite SLR case (D100, 10d, 300d, D70), Sea & Sea’s new mold (10d, 300d, and D70), and Light & Motion’s Titan D100 Housing. This will be significant for travel. I was able to pack the Rebel, the 18-55, Aquatica Dome Port, and housing body (handles removed) in a Lowepro Dryzone 100. After getting these essential items in the bag, there was still room for a compact strobe, and possibly another lens.
“Aquatica’s electronic shutter release controls the Rebel’s prefocus and shutter release operation via the camera’s command line port. These electronics allow the shutter release to be placed conveniently, and adjusted to fit the preferences of the individual shooter…”
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Reminder: Photo of the Week
Just a reminder that this week's POTW (Theme: Sharks & Rays) will close tomorrow evening. The winner will be presented with a $30 credit at Pictopia.com, which provides fantastic lightjet printing and other photographic services. Submit your photo now! We also need your votes, since the POTW winner is chosen by public voting.
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