Wetpixel Live: Color Spaces for Underwater Image-Makers
Many image-makers find that the colors in their images are not faithfully reproduced when they share images online or in print. Alex and Adam discuss the causes of this and go on to talk about how selecting the correct color space for a given purpose when exporting files can help ensure that our work is faithfully represented when it is displayed.
Inon Announces Z330 and D200 Type 2 Strobes
Inon has announced that they will release new versions of their Z330 and D200 strobes. They both feature a new “fly-eye” diffusion surface on the inside of their dome ports that suppresses uneven light distribution. This also makes for a wide beam spread from their integrated focus lights.
Call for Entries: Ocean Photography Awards 2021
The 2021 Ocean Photography Awards contest is open for entries. Categories are Conservation, Exploration, Adventure, Young (under 21), and Portfolio, and is open to all ocean photographers, including topside and coastal. The contest’s rules are available, and the deadline for entries is 31 July 2021.
DxO Ships Nik Collection 4
DxO has released version 4 of the Nik Collection. Viveza and Silver Efex both have redesigned interfaces, U-Point local adjustment edits can be synced between images and there is a new tonal range saturation adjustment. Lastly, integration into Lightroom and Photoshop has been improved.
Nikon Announces Z Mount 50mm Macro Lens
Nikon has also announced the Z MC 50mm f/2.8 micro, which offers a minimum focus distance of 0.16m with a reproduction ratio of 1:1 and the optical benefits of the new flange. However, it has a front focusing system that extends out of the front of the lane, which may make compatibility with ports an issue.
Nikon Announces Z Mount 105mm Macro lens
Nikon has announced the Z MC 105mm f/2.8 VR S Micro lens. It is the first macro lens with the Z mount, and this offers a “dramatic improvement in optical performance.” The minimum focus distance is 0.29 m with a 1:1 reproduction ratio, and it is equipped with a new AF stepping motor.
Wetpixel Live: Wide Angle Macro Tools
Alex](http://www.amustard.com) and Adam discuss the gear needed for what may well be the next trend in underwater photography: Close Focus Wide Angle. They chat about the competing requirements of having a system that provides optically acceptable results, can focus very close, but is small enough to allow strobes to be positioned to light subjects very close to the port.
Anglerfish Announces 100Wh External Battery Pack
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