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Wetpixel Live: Intro to Nauticam Optics Photo

Wetpixel Live: Intro to Nauticam Optics

In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Adam chats to Nauticam owner, Edward Lai about the history and his philosophy behind Nauticam’s development of a range of water contact optics, specifically designed for underwater image makers. He explains why in some circumstances, these optics can improve image quality, particularly in low light, and gives a very interesting take on the issue of distortion.

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Issue 128 of UwP Magazine is Available Photo

Issue 128 of UwP Magazine is Available

Issue 128 of Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) is available to download. It features a report of the Digital Shootout and reviews of the Olympus OM-1, Marelux’s SOFT and 140mm dome and a Smartphone monitor. Techniques covered include snoot techniques and black backgrounds, while Cancun’s whale sharks and weedy sea dragons are also discussed in articles.

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Spaces Available: Wetpixel Raja Ampat Photo Safari Photo

Spaces Available: Wetpixel Raja Ampat Photo Safari

Due to late cancellations, we have two spaces available on the Wetpixel Raja Ampat Photo Safari! The trip has been fully booked for some time and is on the amazing Damai. It will depart and return to Sorong, taking in some of the most photographically productive reefs on the planet! Dates are 20 September to 01 October. Please email Adam for more details or to book.

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UN Fails to Protect High Seas Photo

UN Fails to Protect High Seas

The BBC reports that the United Nations has failed in its attempts to pass a global ocean protection treaty for the fifth time. The proposed plan was to regulate commercial activity on the high seas, the area outside of national controls. The goal was to designate 30% of the world’s oceans as protected areas, but countries failed to reach an agreement about fishing rights and funding and support for developing countries.

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