Wetpixel Live: Travel Advice for Underwater Image Makers
Wetpixel Live: Getting Close to Subjects
One of the golden rules of underwater photography is to get close to subjects, but many subjects are wary of humans and can be difficult to approach. Alex and Adam provide some practical ideas about how to lull skittish animals into a sense of security that allows us to then capture images of them.
Panasonic Announces the GH5 Mark 2
Panasonic has announced details of the Lumix GH5 Mark 2. It offers The LUMIX GH5M2 achieves C4K/4K 60p 4:2:0 10-bit unlimited video recording and can simultaneously output 4K 4:2:2 10-bit over HDMI. Panasonic also lists improved autofocus, image stabilization, LCD screen, and battery life. Panasonic also announced the development of the GH6.
Underwater Technics Ships TTL Converter for EOS R5
Underwater Technics has released their TTL converter for the Canon EOS-R5 in Nauticam housings. It features both optical and electronic strobe triggering and is compatible with HSS (with appropriate strobes). In addition, it can be switched to manual mode, offers camera menu access to flash functions, and can be user installed.
Results: Underwater Tour Awards 2021
The 2021 Underwater Tour Awards has announced its winners. The Guru Grand Prize is awarded to the individual with the highest scored images across all the categories. The winner of this award was Amanda Blanksby. Wetpixel offers hearty congratulations to all the winners.
Wetpixel Live: Using an LCD to Assess Exposure
Wetpixel Live: Metering Modes for UW Photography
Most cameras offer a variety of metering modes, and this can lead to some confusion as to which is the most suitable for gauging the exposure of images. Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon discuss the most commonly available options and go on to explain that they both tend to rely on “Eyeball Mark 1” to gauge the exposure of their images.
ON1 Announces NoNoise AI
ON1 has announced the development of their NoNoise AI plugin that the company claims will provide better results than any existing apps. It uses AI to process images, which are exported in DNG format. NoNoise AI will be a stand-alone app, as well as a plugin for Adobe Lightroom Classic and Photoshop, Affinity Photo, Corel Paintshop Pro, Apple Photos, and Capture One.
- Olympus updates OM-D E-M1X firmware to version 2.0 (via )
- 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 )