Reef ID Book Publishes Flatworm Photo Guide
Reef ID books have announced the release of its latest marine life guidebook. Marine Flatworms of the Tropical Indo-Pacific by Andrey Ryanskiy is a photo guide that catalogs over 580 species from the Red Sea, East, and South Africa to Hawaii, Marshall Islands, and Guam. The publishers are offering a special 20% discount on the eBook version to the Wetpixel community.
Wetpixel Live: Strobe Power Primer
Alex and Adam chat discuss strobe power. They talk about when it is needed and how the quality of light produced by strobes is more important than the amount of light they output. They also provided some tips about how to play to the strengths of your particular strobe, rather than trying to make each one good for all purposes.
Wetpixel Live: Nature’s Best 2020
Saga Ships 4’ Dome Port for Ikelite
Saga has announced a new BK-7 optical glass 4” (100mm) dome port for use with Ikelite DL port system housings. The dome has an external coating that maximizes light transmission, and an internal anti-reflective one. The port is optimized for use with fisheyes lenses, specifically, the Tokina 10-17mm and both Nikon and Canon 8-15mm lenses. The shade and back pane is constructed of anodized aluminum, and the shade is removable to allow for full circle images.
Wetpixel Live: Underwater Imaging in South Africa
Adam chats to underwater photographer Kate Jonker, who describes the amazing imaging opportunities that exist in the kelp forest and reefs of her backyard in the Cape, before overviewing some of the other spectacular dive sites and natural events that can be seen and captured in South African waters.
Nimar Announces Housing for Hassleblad X1D II 50C
Nimar has announced their housing for the Hasselblad X1D II 50C medium format camera. It accepts Nimar’s NIM-108 port system and is equipped with a vacuum leak detector and optical strobe trigger. It can also be optionally fitted with a 5 pin Nikonos bulkhead and a second side grip handle.
Call for Entries: SDUFEX 2021
Wetpixel Live: Critical Advice for Working with Dive Guides
Dive guides are a crucial and often undervalued component in successful underwater image-making. They provide logistics, share local knowledge, enable safety, and frequently find the very subjects that we capture. Alex and Adam talk about some of the practical things we can do to ensure that we get the best from our partnerships with these talented people, and how we can get them involved in our creative process.
- EOS-1D X Mark III firmware updated to version 1.2.0 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 firmware to v.1.1 (via )
- Premiere Pro v. 14.3.2 is available (via )
- Adobe updates Photoshop to v. 21.2.2 and Camera Raw to 12.4 (via )
- Adobe updates all versions of Lightroom (via )
- Olympus updates firmware for E-M1X, E-M1 Mark III, E-M1 Mark II,… (via )
- Caonon updates EOS C500 Mark II firmware to 188.8.131.52 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R firmware to version 1.70 (via )
- Blackmagic updates DaVinci Resolve to 16.3 and RAW 2.00 Beta 2 (via )
- Atomos updates Ninja-V to AtomosOS V10.52 (via )