Issue 123 of Underwater Photography Magazine is Available
The November/December 2021 issue of Underwater Photography magazine (UwP) is available to download. Packed full of news and views, it has reviews of the Nikon AF-S 8-15mm Fisheye, the Sony INON Action camera, the Panasonic GH5M2, and the SeaFrogs iPhone 11 Pro Max housing. Wojciech Dopieralka describes the delights of DeepSpot, Warsaw, and Peter Rowlands interviews Maxwell Hohn.
Last Call: 2021 DPG/Wetpixel Masters
It is the last chance to enter the 2021 DPG/Wetpixel Master of Underwater Image-Making contest. Entries must have been submitted by 11:59 PM PST tonight (31 October 2021). It has 6 simple categories: Macro and wide angle traditional and unrestricted, black and white, and video.
Anilao Shootout Returns
The Anilao Shootout, organized and sponsored by the Philippine Department of Tourism in cooperation with resort owners, dive operators, divemasters, and local Mabini stakeholders has announced that its seventh edition will be held from 1 to 5 December 2021. Due to travel restrictions, it is currently mostly limited to local shooters, who will gather in Anilao and showcase the Philippines’ amazing marine biodiversity. will dive together and enjoy hanging out with fellow image-makers.
Inon Ships XD Mount
Final Days for entries to DPG/Wetpixel Masters 2021
You’ve procrastinated, you’ve dawdled, you’ve dilly-dallied, heck, you’ve even lollygagged a little! And now, it’s finally time to just go ahead and do it! In short, the deadline is upon us: You’ve only got until Sunday, October 31st at 11:59 PM PST to enter your amazing images and videos into the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition 2021!
Inon Announces Housing for Canon EOS R5
Nikon Announces the Z 9
Nikon has announced the Z 9 mirrorless camera. It has a 45.7MP sensor and a new EXPEED 7 image-processing engine. The latter offers a claimed 10 times faster AF speed and a native ISO range of 64-25,600. The algorithmic AF offers 3D tracking mode and a variety of scene detection options (none underwater specific). Video is available with in-camera recording at 8K UHD 24p/30p (via to be released firmware update) and 4K UHD 24p/30p/60p/120p.
Adobe Releases Lightroom Version 11.0
Adobe has released significant updates to Lightroom Classic. Version 11.0 has a new masking panel, automatic sky or subject selection, improved metadata controls, and batch edit improvement. Make can be created using a brush, linear or radial gradients, color range, luminance range and depth. The subject or sky selection uses AI to analyze images and automatically add selections.
- Nikon updates Z6, Z7 and Z50 firmwares (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.30 (via )
- Skylum updates Luminar AI to version 3 (via )
- Canon 1D X Mark II firmware version 1.1.8 released (via )
- Canon updates 5D Mark IV firmware to version 1.3.2 (via )
- DaVinci Resolve updates to 17.2 (via )
- Sony updates a7sIII firmware to version 2.01 (via )
- Nikon release firmware updates for Z series mirrorless cameras. (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.2 (via )
- Canon releases firmware Version 1.3.1 for EOS R5 (via )