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.
Wetpixel Live: DEMA Predictions
Alex and Adam get out their crystal balls and try to predict what the buzz would be at DEMA 2020, which has been canceled due to COVID-19. They discuss the hot new products that have already made their way to the marketplace and try to guess which ones everyone would have been talking about at the legendary Wetpixel/DPG Image Makers Party.
Wetpixel Live: Essential Advice about Housing Lanyards
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.
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.
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.
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!
Wetpixel Live: EMWL Half Term Report
- 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 )
- Caonon updates EOS C500 Mark II firmware to 22.214.171.124 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R firmware to version 1.70 (via )