Nauticam Ships Housings for SmallHD 503 Monitors
Nauticam has announced two new housings for SmallHD 503 UltraBright monitors. The NA-503 monitor is available in either HDMI (NA-503-H)or 3G-SDI (NA-503S) input versions. Both take two Sony NP-F750 batteries, via the SmallHD L series backing plate. It has 2 ports, one M16 and one M28. The latter allows for HDMI or SDI throughput with an appropriate bulkhead.
Canon Announces XF605 4K Camcorder
Wetpixel Live: Shooting Black and White
Converting underwater images to black and white or monochrome is frequently used by underwater image-makers with images that have exposure issues. Alex and Adam discuss how this is perhaps not the best approach to creating stand-out photographs. They go on to discuss some of the tools and techniques they use for shooting and converting images to back and white.
UW Technics Ships TTL Board for Nikon cameras in Aquatica housings
Rebreathers for Underwater Image Making by Nicolas Remy
ADEX Pixel/Wetpixel Masters of Underwater Imaging Discussion series
Wetpixel, along with our friends at Underwater360°, are hosting a series of short discussions on the ADEXPixel21 platform. Entitled “Conversation with the Masters of Underwater Photography,” the first installment will be live on Sunday 8 August at 2 pm Singapore time (0700 BST, 0200 ET, and 2300 PDT). Join Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon to introduce some of the topics that are going to be discussed, along with some personal insights into photographic inspiration, followed by a discussion with the very accomplished photographer, Katherine Lu who will chat about her passion for Singapore’s macro opportunities.
UW Technics Ships TTL Converter for Sony A7C
UW Technics has announced their TTL converter for the Sony A7C in the Nauticam NA-A7C housing. It offers both electrical (optional) and fiber optic triggering, can be used in HSS mode as well as front or rear sync, and allows manual strobe exposure control via the camera’s menu. It can be user-installed in a few minutes.
Wetpixel Live: Dome Port Essentials
One of the most frequently discussed topics on the Wetpixel forums is the selection of appropriate dome ports. Many topside photographers assume that the dome’s function is simply to provide a waterproof port and tend to be unaware of the fact that it also acts as a critical component in an underwater optical system. Alex and Adam discuss how ports can make or break the quality of imagery that can be produced underwater.
- Nikon Z50 firmware updated to v.2.01 (via )
- 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 22.214.171.124 (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 )