Mayer Optik Gorlitz ship Trioplan 50mm f/2.8 II
Meyer Optic Görlitz are shipping their new version of the Trioplan 50mm f/2.8. Available in Canon, Nikon, Sony and MFT (among others) mounts, the lens is sharp at distance, but also allows for soap bubble bokeh when used at shorter distances.
Adobe Previews new Lightroom Functionality
Adobe has released a “sneak peak” of some new functionality that they play to add to Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw. The Advanced Color Grading tool will replaces the previous Split Toning panel. Using a three-wheel interface, the new tool will allow user to adjust color values in the midtones.
Wetpixel Live: Part Two of How Wildlife Photography Became Art
In the second episode discussing the release of a new book celebrating the images from the last 55 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contests, regular contributor Alex Mustard and Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon chat about the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contest, why image makers should enter it, its forthcoming awards ceremony and some ideas about choosing your images.
Wetpixel Live: How Wildlife Photography Became Art
Alex and Adam discuss and preview a new book entitled “How Wildlife Photography Became Art,” which features a curated collection of images from the last 55 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Contests. Part one of two episodes discusses the book and the amazing collection of imagery that is contained within it.
Wetpixel Live: Snoot Round-Up
Ikelite Ships Housing for Sony a6000
Ikelite is shipping its housing for the Sony a6000 mirrorless camera. Constructed of Ikelite’s signature white ABS and featuring the DLM port system, the housing has optional TTL strobe triggering, a port for adding a vacuum system and the camera’s LCD screen can be tilted inside the housing to make it easier to view.
Wetpixel Live: Photographing Whitetip Sharks
Egypt’s Red Sea offers a fairly unique opportunity to photograph oceanic whitetip (Carcharhinus longimanus) sharks without bait. With the help of some of his amazing images, regular contributor Alex Mustard and Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon discuss some of the techniques that can help provide underwater photographers with memorable images of these iconic and increasingly rare animals.
Nauticam ships NA-R5 housing for EOS R5
Nauticam is shipping its housing for the Canon EOS R5 camera. Using their N120 port system, the housing offers compatibility with both RF and EF lenses with the EF to Rf mount adapter. It has an additional control to give access to the EF to EOS R Mount Adapter with Control Ring. Strobe triggering is via optional manual or TTL optical converters.
- Canon updates EOS R5 and EOS R6 to version 1.1.1 (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to 1.10 (via )
- Canon releases RAW Plugin 2.0 for Final Cut Pro X 10.4.9 (via )
- Nikon Z50 firmware updated to v.2.01 (via )
- EOS-1D X Mark III firmware updated to version 1.2.0 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 firmware to v.1.1 (via )
- Premiere Pro v. 14.3.2 is available (via )
- Adobe updates Photoshop to v. 21.2.2 and Camera Raw to 12.4 (via )
- Adobe updates all versions of Lightroom (via )
- Olympus updates firmware for E-M1X, E-M1 Mark III, E-M1 Mark II,… (via )