Canon shutters Irista cloud service Photo

Canon shutters Irista cloud service

Canon has announced that it will shut down its cloud-based image storage, Irista from 31 January 2020. The company has stated that all “photos, videos and personal data held in Irsita will be deleted on this date.” All images and videos can be downloaded in 4GB zip files in order to remove them from the site. The announcement goes on to state that Canon does not plan to replace Irista with another similar service.

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Aquatica announces A7RIV housing Photo

Aquatica announces A7RIV housing

Aquatica has announced their new housing for the Sony a7rIV mirrorless camera. It features self-locating controls, new joystick control and full access to back-button AF. Its fully compatible with Aquatica’s existing ports. Options include either Nikonos or Ikelite electrical strobe triggering or optical connectors and the Surveyor vacuum system and bulkhead ship as standard.

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WPOTY: Full Under Water Category Results Photo

WPOTY: Full Under Water Category Results

Feast your eyes on all the images that placed in the Under Water category of the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Winners David Doubilet and Cruz Erdman, along with Honorable Mention awardees Alex Mustard, Songda Can, Duncan Murrell, Wayne Jones, Fabien Michenet and Angel Fitor share both their images and the stories behind them with the Wetpixel community. Their work is an amazing visual feast, that should inspire and entertain any image maker!

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WPOTY 2020 is open for entries Photo

WPOTY 2020 is open for entries

The 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is now open for entries. As normal, competition number 56 has 15 adult entry categories, including Under Water, and one category for junior contestants. The deadline for entry is 12 December 2019 and underwater photographer Michael Aw is a member of the judging panel.

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PHIDEX 2019 Photo


The first annual Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) was hosted by the Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) from September 20-22nd at the Hilton Conrad hotel and conference center in Manila. The dive expo brought together public and trade visitors as well as manufacturers, underwater photographers, and tourism organizations. There was an expo hall that also included a main stage where several panel discussions and talks took place.

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