Wetpixel Live: Macro Close Up Lenses
Another relatively recent development in optical equipment for underwater photographers is the availability of a seeming plethora of “wet” close-up lenses. In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard chat through the options and make some recommendations about which macro underwater photographers should consider.
Olympus announces OM-D E-M10 Mark IV
Wetpixel Live: WACP Version 1 or 2
Nauticam released the Wide Angle Conversion Port (WACP) back in 2017. This port, along with manufacturers modifying Nikonos RS lenses for use with modern cameras, has rekindled enthusiasm for water contact optics. At DEMA 2019, Nauticam released a second version of the WACP, which has caused some confusion among underwater image-makers as to which option to choose. Adam and Alex set out to try and explain the differences between the versions in this episode of Wetpixel Live.
Ikelite housing for Sony ZV-1 Compact Camera
Ikelite is shipping their housing for the Sony ZV-1. Constructed of their trademark grey ABS-PC, the housing has the option of adding a hotshoe and bulkhead for strobe triggering and has the option of using the DC3 6” dome or a standard port with a 67mm thread for the attachment of wide or macro accessory lenses.
Isotta ships housing for D780
Isotta is shipping their housing for the Nikon D780 SLR camera. It features adjustable handles, a quick release camera tray, one-handed rear door opening/closure, and 120mm port attachment. It ships with a TTL converter via fiber optic, with the option of Nikonos ports if required.
Review: Tobias Friedrich Lightroom Presets by Mike Veitch
Wetpixel Moderator and award-winning underwater photographer Mike Veitch of The Underwater Tribe reviews Tobias Friedrich’s Lightroom presets for underwater photographers. These offer the potential of one-touch editing of images, reducing the amount of time that we all spend in front of a computer screen. Mike describes how they work and assesses how effective they are.
Wetpixel Live: Dive Gear for UW Photographers Part 2
Over on Wetpixel Live, we present part 2 of Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon’s discussion about dive gear for underwater photographers. In it, we discuss wetsuits, pockets, drysuits, fins, gloves, and dive computers, with the emphasis boom on what works well for us when capturing images underwater.
Wetpixel Live: Dive Gear for UW Photographers Part 1
- Panasonic updates S1H firmware to version 2.1 (via )
- Atomos updates Ninja V firmware to 10.51 (via )
- Canon updates EOS RP to v1.5.0 and Canon EOS R to v1.7.0 (via )
- Nikon updates Z6 and Z7 firmware to 3.0 (via )
- BlackMagic Design releases DaVinci Resolve version 16.2.4 (via )
- Blackmagic Design updates DaVinci Resolve to 16.2.3 (via )
- Z Cam E2 firmware updates to 0.95 - adds RAW support (via )
- Nikon updates D850 C firmware to 1.11 (via )
- Blackmagic Design releases Resolve version 16.2.1 (via )
- Gentlemen Coders releases RAW Power 3 (via )