Wetpixel Live turns 100 Photo

Wetpixel Live turns 100

Wetpixel Live is celebrating the release of episode 100. Aiming to discuss some of the issues raised on the Wetpixel forums, the Wetpixel Live YouTube channel is highly popular, thanks to all your interest and engagement. From today, we are also offering the option of purchasing the episodes to download and keep, for times when internet connectivity is limited, and to support the production of future episodes.

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Wetpixel Live: Wide Angle Composition Photo

Wetpixel Live: Wide Angle Composition

In his “Essential Guide to Composition,” Jim Church divides underwater wide angle images into 5 broad categories. Whilst it was written in the late 1990s, the advice still holds true for composing images today. Alex and Adam chat about how studying Jim’s book and thinking about how composition works can pay dividends for all underwater image-makers.

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RIP Ernest H. Brooks II Photo

RIP Ernest H. Brooks II

The celebrated underwater photographer and artistic inspiration for a whole generation, Ernie Brooks, sadly passed away last night. Alex and Adam share some thoughts about him and his images and celebrate the stunning body of work that he produced over a lifetime of photographing “The Silver Sea.” The Wetpixel community’s thoughts go out to his family and friends at what must be a terribly difficult time. The underwater imaging community has lost one of its shining stars.

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Sony Announces FX-6 Cinema Camera Photo

Sony Announces FX-6 Cinema Camera

Sony has announced its FX-6 full frame digital cinema camera, which shares the traditional cinema camera form factor with the technology of the Alpha mirrorless camera system. It has a 4K 10.2MP backside-illuminated CMOS Exmor R sensor with the Sony Bionz XR image processing engine from the Sony a7S III. Sony notes the sensor offers 15+ stops of dynamic range and has a maximum ISO of 409,600 for ultra-low-light shooting.

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Wetpixel Live: GDT Photographer of the Year Photo

Wetpixel Live: GDT Photographer of the Year

Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard discuss the finalists of the Underwater category in the GDT European Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest 2020. This contest, open to photographers based in Europe or GDT members globally, tends to select images that are photographically and artistically creative. This makes them a great source of inspiration!

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