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We're finally done with a ground-up redesign and rewrite of Wetpixel.com!

James Wiseman, Craig Jones and I have been working hard to migrate content over from the old site.  We've moved all of the news, reviews, and forum content over, but we're still working o­n the features.  As expected, many links buried in old content will be broken.  If you come across a broken link that seems particularly important, please let o­ne of the administrators know by leaving a message in our official migration thread.

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Wakatobi Workshop 2004

Dates: Sept 28-Oct 8, 2004

Espen Rekdal
and Wetpixel's Eric Cheng have teamed up to offer a Wakatobi Underwater Photo Workshop 2004. Wetpixel will be doing a daily webcast from the island, and both Eric and Espen will be available for daily consultations and advise.

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Aquatica A300 Canon Digital Rebel Housing & TTL!

Very exciting news for Canon shooters: We just heard from Blake at Aquatica that they have made a breakthrough and will be offering their Canon 300D digital Rebel housing with TTL strobe control. Aquatica's electrical engineers have "cracked the E-TTL code" for the Canon 300D and will install special circuitry between the camera's hotshoe and the housing bulkhead that will enable the camera to communicate with underwater strobes for automatic, TTL strobe control. One of Aquatica's beta testers is trying out the 300D housing with TTL right now in Bonaire and should have a report in the coming weeks. We don't know yet which strobes will be TTL compatible with the setup, but we hope to find out soon - so check back here for more information as it becomes available. [see some photos of the A300 housing] [discuss in our forums]

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Olympus PT-020 Available

Back in October, we reported that Olympus Japan had announced the PT-020 housing for their new Olympus C-5060 camera. According to Ocean Optics (a UK shop), the PT-020 is now shipping! (Our sponsors at Marine Camera Distributors and OceanBrite also have it in stock). The PT-020 is the first PT housing to have an accessory shoe and a bulkhead for external strobe use. Wetpixel has an active forum topic about the PT-020.

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