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
Retra Announces Warranty Extension and Firmware Update
Retra has announced a free extended warranty period and a firmware update for its Retra Pro and Prime flashes. If you received your strobe before 1 December 2020, the warranty is valid from 1 January 2021. Firmware version 3.6 offers a range of improved performance features and bug fixes and is recommended for all users.
Sony Announces FX3 Cinema Camera
Wise Divers Announces 101 Tips for Underwater Photographers
Wise Divers has announced that their new eBook 101 Tips for Underwater Photographers will be available to purchase from 1 March. Authored by the eminent and prolific photographer Marty Snyderman and collated by Eric Riesch, it offers a valuable resource for all underwater photographers.
Wetpixel Live: Photographing Manatees and Dugongs
Wetpixel Live: Exposure Modes for Underwater Photographers
Blackmagic Design Ships Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro
Blackmagic Design is shipping the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro. It has a 1,500 nit HDR screen, built-in ND filters, a larger battery, and support for an optional electronic viewfinder. It uses a Super 35 HDR image sensor which has a claimed 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO of 25,600, and uses a Canon EF lens mount.
- Firmware version 10.62 adds ProRes RAW support to Atomos Ninja V (via )
- Sony updates a7S III firmware to 2.00 and adds S-Cinetone (via )
- Nikon releases firmware 1.10 for Z6 II and Z7 II cameras (via )
- Nikon to release firmware version 1.10 for Z 7II and Z 6II… (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D M-M5 III firmware to 1.4 (via )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro to 10.5.1 (via )
- Nikon updates D5, D850 and D500 firmware (via )
- Panasonic updates firmware for G9 and G100 (via )
- Canon updates firmware for EOS R6, R, Ra, Rp and 1D X Mark III (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D E-M1X firmware to version 2.0 (via )