Video: Sony a7S III Test Footage by Natalie Gibb
Sony started shipping the long-awaited a7S Mark III mirrorless camera earlier this year. It has been much hyped for its low light performance, so Wetpixel arranged to get a camera to Natalie Gibb of Under the Jungle along with a Nauticam WACP-1 to shoot in Mexico’s beautiful caves and cenotes. Click through to see some early results:
Wetpixel Live: Downsizing Underwater Imaging Systems
There tends to be an inevitable focus on upgrading or getting additional performance from underwater camera systems. However, these improvements come at the expense of similar or additional weight and bulk. Alex and Adam discuss what to consider and the best options when you are seeking to reduce your camera gear’s footprint.
Article Emphasizes Artisanal Fishing Threat to Shark Populations
An article published by the BBC and authored by Christopher Clark and Shaun Swingler highlights the unseen effects of the world economies on shark populations. Reporting from Congo-Brazzaville, they highlight how global factors, like oil prices, civil war, overfishing, and the COVID-19 pandemic have forced artisanal fisherman and communities to rely on shark meat as a source of protein.
2021 Diving Talks Conference Announced
Wetpixel Live: Dive Planning for UW Photographers
Announcing the Discovery Passage Underwater Photo Shootout
The inaugural Discovery Passage Underwater photography Shootout is accepting entries from 15 February to 15 April 2021. Entries must have been taken in the Discovery Passage within the past 3 years and there are 3 categories: Wide angle, Macro, and Compact Camera.Please see here for contest rules and entry details.
Wetpixel Live: Creating Memorable Wreck Images
A common subject for many underwater photographers is shipwrecks. Often fascinating to a lot of people and hence popular, these often present unique photographic challenges, due to their size and position. Alex and Adam discuss lens choices, lighting, and techniques that can help create stunning images.
Ikelite Ships Housing for Nikon Z5
- 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 )
- Canon updates 1D X Mark III firmware to 1.2.1 (via )
- Retra Flash PRO/Prime firmware is updated to version 2.5 (via )
- Nikon updates Z5 firmware to 1.02 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R5 and EOS R6 to version 1.1.1 (via )
- Nikon updates D6 firmware to 1.10 (via )
- Canon releases RAW Plugin 2.0 for Final Cut Pro X 10.4.9 (via )