Article Emphasizes Artisanal Fishing Threat to Shark Populations
An article published by the BBC and authored by Christopher Clark and Shaun Swingler highlights the unseen effects of the world economies on shark populations. Reporting from Congo-Brazzaville, they highlight how global factors, like oil prices, civil war, overfishing, and the COVID-19 pandemic have forced artisanal fisherman and communities to rely on shark meat as a source of protein.
2021 Diving Talks Conference Announced
Wetpixel Live: Dive Planning for UW Photographers
Announcing the Discovery Passage Underwater Photo Shootout
The inaugural Discovery Passage Underwater photography Shootout is accepting entries from 15 February to 15 April 2021. Entries must have been taken in the Discovery Passage within the past 3 years and there are 3 categories: Wide angle, Macro, and Compact Camera.Please see here for contest rules and entry details.
Wetpixel Live: Creating Memorable Wreck Images
A common subject for many underwater photographers is shipwrecks. Often fascinating to a lot of people and hence popular, these often present unique photographic challenges, due to their size and position. Alex and Adam discuss lens choices, lighting, and techniques that can help create stunning images.
Ikelite Ships Housing for Nikon Z5
MonsterAdapter Announces Nikon to Sony Adapter
MonsterAdapter has announced their LA-FE1 adapter that provides electronic AF and aperture support with Nikon AF-I, AF-S, and AF-P lenses on newer Sony Alpha series E mount cameras. The adaptor does not support AF with screw-drive lenses (like the Tokina 10-17mm or converted Nikonos RS 13mm) but does work with teleconverters.
新年快樂 Happy Lunar New Year
We would like to wish the Wetpixel community a very happy Lunar New Year. We hope that you are welcoming the Year of the Ox with a celebration with friends and family, even if this is inevitably in a virtual rather than physical way. Take care, stay safe and let us all hope for a year in which we can return to some kind of normality.
- Apple updates video apps including Final Cut Pro (via )
- Nikon updates Z6 II firmware to 1.01 (via )
- Canon updates 1D X Mark III firmware to 1.2.1 (via )
- Retra Flash PRO/Prime firmware is updated to version 2.5 (via )
- Nikon updates Z5 firmware to 1.02 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 and EOS R6 to version 1.1.1 (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to 1.10 (via )
- 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 )