Canon Announces the EOS R6 Mark 2
Backscatter Announces Mini Flash Version 2
Backscatter has announced version 2 of their Mini Flash. It offers improved performance and power, along with optical TTL with Olympus, high speed sync, and wireless control. It is compatible with existing Backscatter mini flash snoots and there is a new remote lighting muck stick available.
Shipping: The World of Blackwater by Mike Bartick
Wetpixel community member and frequent contributor Mike Bartick has just published his book documenting his journey into the arcane and exotic world o blackwater diving and photography. It features a compilation of his images, and is available now as an eBook in both pdf) and iBook formats
DPG/Wetpixel Master 2022 is Open for Entries
We are proud to announce that the 2022 DPG/Wetpixel Masters of Underwater Imaging Competition is now accepting entries. Focusing on selecting the very best of imagery, the contest’s winners will share in an amazing prize pot worth over $75,000, including cash prizes, in a tightly curated series of categories. These are Wide Angle, Macro, Traditional, Black and White, Over-Under, and Short Film. New for 2022 is the amalgamation of all minimally processed images into a single category and the addition of Over-Under. Entries are open now and will end on 31 December 2022.
Issue 129 of UwP Magazine is Available
The November/December issue of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is available to download. Featured in this issue are articles about the BIUPC winners, Nauticam EMWL system, Sony A7 IV, Nauticam 0.8:1 finders, Minke whales, and tiger sharks. Techniques discussed include blackwater and inward lighting, and destinations include Mexico’s whale sharks and Wakatobi.
Anglerfish Announces GoPro Housing with Extended Battery
Sony Announces Alpha 7R V Camera
Sony has announced the Alpha 7R V full frame mirrorless camera. It has a 61.0 MP sensor paired with a new AI-based image recognition system. This offers “rea- time” subject recognition of animals and insects. For video, it offers 8K 24/25p video, 4K video oversampled from 6.2K without binning, a high-efficiency MPEG-H HEVC/H.265 codec, and 10-bit 4:2:2 recording.
Book Release: Sea Lions of Los Islotes by Luke Inman
Luke Inman’s new book featuring the charismatic sea lions of Los Islotes is now available. It is profusely illustrated and contains a “how-to” guide to ensure safe and responsible interactions with these creatures, along with photographic and trip-planning advice.
- Nikon releases firmware 1.10 for Z6 II and Z7 II cameras (via )
- Nikon to release firmware version 1.10 for Z 7II and Z 6II… (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D M-M5 III firmware to 1.4 (via )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro to 10.5.1 (via )
- Nikon updates D5, D850 and D500 firmware (via )
- Panasonic updates firmware for G9 and G100 (via )
- Canon updates firmware for EOS R6, R, Ra, Rp and 1D X Mark III (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D E-M1X firmware to version 2.0 (via )
- Apple updates video apps including Final Cut Pro (via )
- Nikon updates Z6 II firmware to 1.01 (via )