Sea&Sea Announces Updated YS-D3 Strobe
Nauticam Announces Housing Compatibility for Ninja V+
Wetpixel Live: Drysuit Primer for Underwater Image Makers
Many underwater image makers are still unable to travel to warmer climes. This has led to a resurgence in interest in diving in home waters, which sometimes involves cooler water temperatures than those individuals are used to. Alex and Adam chat about how drysuits can help make image-making enjoyable and pleasant in cooler water, and how to go about choosing the right drysuit can help make photography and videography in cold water productive.
Call for Entries: 2021 World Shootout
The World Shootout is calling for entries for the 2021 contest. Entitled “Pictures of Your Life,” it offers categories for Amateurs, Best 5 Images, Wide Angle, Macro & Super Macro, UW Fashion, Black Water, Global Championship, Humoristic Image, Sharks of the world, Wrecks of the World, Environmental & conservation and Video Clips of the World. Images can have been taken anywhere and at any time. Entries are open now and end on 1 November 2021.
Paper Indicates Hammerhead Nursery off Miami
Fstoppers Offers Summary of Sony Wide Angle Options
Fstoppers has published a useful summary of ultra wide angle (weitwinkel) lenses for Sony cameras. They discuss the Sony FE 14mm G Master, FE 24mm G Master, FE 20mm G, Sigma 20mm DG HSM Art, Tamron SP 20mm Di III OSD, and Venus Optics 15mm FE Zero-D. All, apart from the last, are autofocus lenses. Inevitably, the summary does not discuss their performance behind a dome port.
Smugmug Announces Source RAW File Management
Photo management provider Smugmug has announced the Smugmug Source RAW file management add-on. This allows photographers to upload RAW files from most common cameras for organization and safekeeping, or if associated JPEG and XMP files are also added, can allow for a workflow tool. The RAW files can be added via Smugmug’s desktop and mobile apps, or via the Lightroom export tool.
Wetpixel Live: Capturing Imagery of Big Animals
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.30 (via )
- Skylum updates Luminar AI to version 3 (via )
- Canon 1D X Mark II firmware version 1.1.8 released (via )
- Canon updates 5D Mark IV firmware to version 1.3.2 (via )
- DaVinci Resolve updates to 17.2 (via )
- Sony updates a7sIII firmware to version 2.01 (via )
- Nikon release firmware updates for Z series mirrorless cameras. (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to version 1.2 (via )
- Canon releases firmware Version 1.3.1 for EOS R5 (via )
- Canon updates firmware for EOS R5, R6 and 1D X Mark III (via )