Canon announces EOS R5 and R6 cameras along with R mount 85mm macro lens
AOI releases housing for Olympus E-PL9 and E-PL10
AOI has announced their first camera housing. Designed to accommodate the Olympus E-PL9 and E-PL10, it has interchangeable ports, along with the ability to mount M67 wet lenses. It ships with an integrated vacuum system and LED flash trigger along with a detachable LCD monitor hood.
Results: Share Our Air 2020 Contest
Dive into the Pink has announced the winners of their 2020 Share Our Air contest. Over $20,000 was raised from the competition’s entry fees that will be donated to a study investigating the impact of COVID-19 on scuba divers. Congratulations to all the winners and to the contest on raising this amazing sum for such a worthwhile cause.
OneUW ships diffuser for 160X strobe
OneUW is now shipping a diffuser for their 160X strobes. It is bayonet mounted and has no effect on the strobe’s color temperature. It ships with a lanyard and a red filter that can be used to avoid spooking shy critters when using the aiming light.
Aquatech announces Reflex housing for Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Aquatech has announced a partnership with Hasselblad, launching their Reflex housing for the Hasselblad X1D II 50C medium format camera. The polycarbonate housing is compatible with Aquatech’s P and PD series ports, allowing it to e used with Hasselblad XCD lenses. The maximum depth is 10m.
Nauticam ships WWL-C
Nauticam is now shipping their new version of the Wet Wide Lens. WWL-C is designed for compact cameras with lenses at 24mm equivalent, Although it will work with a range of Micro 4/3s and mirrorless cameras. At 24mm, it offers a 130° FOV. It mounts via a bayonet, and adaptors are available for use with selected Olympus housings too.
Issue 115 of UwP Magazine is available
Issue 115 of Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) is now available to download. This issue features competition results from the Underbathwater Photographer of the Year, the United Nations, and Smithsonian contests. There are technique articles on camera buoyancy and trim, split shots, working with inexperienced models, and photographing frogs in an urban setting. Also included is a host of information bout new products, travel ideas, and essential information for underwater photographers.
Expedition captures images of octopus at 7000 meters
The BBC reports that the Five Deeps expedition has published stills of a Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis sp) from a depth of 6.957m (22,825ft). They were captured using a “lander” or instrument frame with an attached camera and (in this instance) a bait that is lowered to the seabed. The previously deepest recorded cephalopod was a Cirroteuthidae sp pictured at 5145m (16,880ft) off Barbados in 1971.
- Nikon updates D850 C firmware to 1.11 (via )
- Blackmagic Design releases Resolve version 16.2.1 (via )
- Gentlemen Coders releases RAW Power 3 (via )
- Nikon updates Z50 firmware to v.1.11 (via )
- Adobe updates Creative Cloud apps, including Photoshop,… (via )
- Panasonic updates firmware for S1 and S1R to v.1.5 (via )
- Canon releases firmware version 1.1.0 for EOS-1D X Mark III (via )
- Canon releases firmware version 1.1.0 for EOS M6 Mark II (via )
- Skylum releases Luminar 4.2 (via )
- ON1 has released version 2020.1 of their Photo RAW app (via )