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Wetpixel Live: Field Maintenance of UW Imaging gear Photo

Wetpixel Live: Field Maintenance of UW Imaging gear

Underwater photography equipment represents a significant investment, and a frequently asked question in the Wetpixel Forum is how best to ensure that it remains functional in the field. Regular contributor Alex Mustard and Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon discuss their essential tips for looking after your underwater imaging gear in the field.

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Wetpixel Live: Macro Close Up Lenses Photo

Wetpixel Live: Macro Close Up Lenses

Another relatively recent development in optical equipment for underwater photographers is the availability of a seeming plethora of “wet” close-up lenses. In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon and regular contributor Alex Mustard chat through the options and make some recommendations about which macro underwater photographers should consider.

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Wetpixel Live: WACP Version 1 or 2 Photo

Wetpixel Live: WACP Version 1 or 2

Nauticam released the Wide Angle Conversion Port (WACP) back in 2017. This port, along with manufacturers modifying Nikonos RS lenses for use with modern cameras, has rekindled enthusiasm for water contact optics. At DEMA 2019, Nauticam released a second version of the WACP, which has caused some confusion among underwater image-makers as to which option to choose. Adam and Alex set out to try and explain the differences between the versions in this episode of Wetpixel Live.

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Isotta ships housing for D780 Photo

Isotta ships housing for D780

Isotta is shipping their housing for the Nikon D780 SLR camera. It features adjustable handles, a quick release camera tray, one-handed rear door opening/closure, and 120mm port attachment. It ships with a TTL converter via fiber optic, with the option of Nikonos ports if required.

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Review: Tobias Friedrich Lightroom Presets by Mike Veitch Photo

Review: Tobias Friedrich Lightroom Presets by Mike Veitch

Wetpixel Moderator and award-winning underwater photographer Mike Veitch of The Underwater Tribe reviews Tobias Friedrich’s Lightroom presets for underwater photographers. These offer the potential of one-touch editing of images, reducing the amount of time that we all spend in front of a computer screen. Mike describes how they work and assesses how effective they are.

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