Nikon Releases Studio NX
Wetpixel Live: Trevor Norton on Louis Boutan’s Contribution to UW Photography
Today is World Book Day and we are sad to report that the underwater world lost an amazing author and marine biologist this week. Trevor Norton wrote several beautiful books about his life and underwater exploration, and Alex and Adam discuss his books and how he wrote about Louis Bouthan’s unique contribution to underwater photography.
Wetpixel Live: Websites for Underwater Image-Makers
March/April Issue of UwP Magazine Available
Issue 119 of Underwater Photography Magazine (UpY) is now available to download. It features reviews of the Sony A7C camera and Nauticam NA-A7C, the SeaLife iPhone housing, and Rokinon 18mm F2.8 and Tamron 28-75 F2.8 lenses. Peter Rowlands features his favorite images from the UPY 2021 competition and Michel Braunstein describes his experiences of Seychelles and the mermaid.
Wetpixel Live: ISO Guide for Underwater Photographers
Traditionally, photography textbooks concentrated on aperture and shutter speed as being the most important ways to control exposure. Modern digital cameras offer another option, namely ISO. For underwater photographers, often shooting in quite low light levels and trying to balance flash and natural light, ISO offers an excellent tool to help control the way we capture light underwater. Adam and Alex discuss the newer camera technology that allows this and how they use it when shooting.
Wetpixel Live Celebrates 150 Episodes
Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard are happy to announce another milestone anniversary, with 150 episodes now available via the Wetpixel Live Channel. Heartfelt thanks to those that have joined us, our fantastic sponsors (currently Aquatica, Backscatter, Ikelite, Inon, Lembeh Resort, and Seacam), and to all our subscribers and viewers. Free to view on the YouTube Channel, they are also available to purchase and download.
Wetpixel Live: Practicing Underwater Photography
Alex writes in his book: “Even if you only get to shoot for a couple of weeks each year, you remain an underwater photographer for the other 50 weeks.” In this episode of Wetpixel Live, he and Adam look at some practical ideas that will allow photographers to practice their skills when they can’t actually dive.
Wetpixel Live: Muck Photography Primer
Muck diving is a genre of diving in areas where the fascinating inhabitants live in areas that are not especially beautiful or photogenic. Alex and Adam chat about it and outline the techniques and equipment that are needed to photograph amazing creatures in less than perfect environments
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- Panasonic updates firmware for G9 and G100 (via )
- Canon updates firmware for EOS R6, R, Ra, Rp and 1D X Mark III (via )
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