Field Review: Retra Reflector by Mike Bartick
Over the past few weeks, Mike Bartick of Crystal Blue Resort in Anilao, Philippines has been testing Retra’s lastest strobe accessory. The Reflector is a polished aliminum beam director that reduces the spread but increases the brightness of the flash’s output, and Mike has tested it for both wide angle and macro photography.
Wetpixel Live: CRI Primer for UW Filmmakers
Adam Hanlon and Daniel Keller discuss the concept of the color rendering index (CRI) of artificial light sources on Wetpixel Live. The quality of light used by underwater filmmakers can dramatically improve the quality of the produced footage, and Daniel explains why this is so and provides some practical advice to help ensure the best possible quality of capture.
Wetpixel Live: Anglerfish Essentials
Wetpixel Live: Color Masterclass for Underwater Image Makers
In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Adam Hanlon chats to Daniel Keller of Keldan Lights. Daniel is an engineer who has studied the effects on light as it passes through water and provides some valuable practical advice for filmmakers and photographers to achieve the best color results in their imagery.
Camera Bits Releases Photo Mechanic Plus
Camera Bits has released its Photo Mechanic Plus App. It features the speed and browsing features of Photo mechanic, combined with a database that allow the creation of catalogs of imagery on multiple hard drives or sources. These allow for searching and filtering images, along with the option of creating image collections.
Hawai’i Blackwater Guide Available for Pre-Order
A Field Guide to Blackwater Diving in Hawai‘i by Jeff Milisen is available to pre-order now. It has images and descriptions of over 300 blackwater species accompanied by the author’s own observations. Jeff describes his goal as: “Each epipelagic creature is given five minutes in the spotlight to explore a little of what we know about them.”
Wetpixel Live: Image Formats for Underwater Photographers
Wetpixel Live: An Essential Guide to Vintage Lenses
Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon chat about some of the creative options that using vintage lenses can provide for underwater photographers in this episode of Wetpixel Live. Alex kindly shares some of his imagery that illustrate some ideas about how you can use them to create different, noticeable pictures.
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