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AOI Announces Compact Strobe Photo

AOI Announces Compact Strobe

AOI has announced their new Ultra Compact Strobe. Deliberately designed as a simple compact tool, the strobe only offers manual output control, has a three-stage continuous light, and offers a modeling light that fires a burst of flashes that can help users aim and gauge the effect of the strobe’s light on the frame.

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Wetpixel Live: Underwater Photography for Topside Shooters Photo

Wetpixel Live: Underwater Photography for Topside Shooters

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and renowned underwater photographer Alex Mustard offer some guidance for topside photographers that may be wishing to take their photographic skills “below the surface.” Some of the differences in equipment selection and the techniques used are obvious, but some are more subtle and profoundly impact the quality of imagery produced.

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Call to Action: Maldives Shark Populations Under Potential Threat Photo

Call to Action: Maldives Shark Populations Under Potential Threat

In response to questions in Maldivian People’s Majlis or parliament, the Minister of Fisheries, Zaha Waheed, has stated that the ministry was considering lifting the country’s current ban on shark fishing. The reasons stated for this are that this would allow the exploitation of sharks as an economic resource, which ignores the economic benefits that tourism provides. Please click through for ideas about individual advocacy, research, and statements of support from the global marine conservation organization for maintaining the current ban.

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Wetpixel Live: Lens Port Primer for UW Image-Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Lens Port Primer for UW Image-Makers

One of the most critical components of an optical system for use underwater is the device that interfaces between air and water or the port. Incorrect port choice, or choosing an incompatible lens and port combination can seriously affect image quality. Alex and Adam discuss the types of ports that are available, when to use them and how to choose the right port.

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