Wetpixel Live: Guide to Buying Used Photography Gear
Many people use the Wetpixel Forum’s Classifieds as a great way of recycling underwater imaging gear they are no longer using, or to upgrade their existing equipment. Certainly, buying pre-owned is a great way of getting great value purchases. Regular contributor Alex Mustard and Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon discuss the benefits and potential pitfalls of doing so on Wetpixel Live
Wetpixel Live: Black and White Images
COVID-19: Impacts on the Marine Environment
The Wetpixel community is undoubtedly painfully aware that one of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is a significant reduction in our ability to travel and document the underwater world. While on its own they seem a relatively small discomfort compared to the chaos and suffering brought on by the crisis, it has had the knock-on effect of allowing unscrupulous entities to capitalize on this lack of oversight.
Wetpixel Live: How to Enter Competitions
Ikelite Announces Housing for EOS R5
Ikelite is accepting pre-orders for its 200DL housing for the Canon EOS R5 mirrorless camera. Featuring Ikelite’s Dry Lock port system, it has an integrated vacuum valve, an M16 accessory port and the option of TTL or manual strobe control via an electrical connection.
Google Beta Tests Image LIcensing Badges
Google is beta testing an option that adds licensing options to images displayed in its image search. When an image with license information embedded in its metadata is displayed, Google will add a badge stating that the image is licensable. The license terms and details can then be accessed via a link in the Google image viewer.
Wetpixel Live: 8-15mm Fisheyes Revisited
Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon continue their quest to try and help people create beautiful images underwater. In this episode of Wetpixel Live, they respond to viewer’s questions about 8-15mm fisheye lenses that have been posted in previous episodes’ comments and on the Wetpixel forum.
World Photography Day 2020
Today is World Photography Day, so please open up your underwater image libraries and share your wonderful pictures. Given the ongoing disruptions to travel and the devastating effects of the COVID-19 crisis on communities worldwide, sharing imagery from the amazing places we visit and document helps to keep people from forgetting how special they are, and encourages them to plan trips once it is safe to do so.
- Affinity updates to versions 1.8 (via )
- Nik Collection updates to version 2.5 (via )
- EOS C500 Mark II firmware updated to 22.214.171.124.00 (via )
- Panasonic updates GH5S and G9 firmware (via )
- Nikon adds D6 support to its image processing and camera control… (via )
- Nikon updates Z6, Z7 and Z50 firmwares (via )
- Adobe updates Lightroom cloud ecosystem (via )
- Adobe updates Lightroom Classic to 9.2 (via )
- Blackmagic Design updates DaVinci Resolve to 16.1.2 (via )
- RED adds 6K support via DSMC2 Firmware v7.3.0 (via )