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Report: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019 Photo

Report: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019

Wetpixel has been running trips to Isla Mujeres, Mexico since 2011 to witness and document the amazing whale shark (Rhincodon typus) aggregation that occurs here. Perhaps uniquely, this is an opportunity to join literally 100s of the world’s largest fishes as they feed on the plentiful plankton that abounds in the area. For those that could not be with us this year, here is an illustrated account of our trip that ran from 06 to 10 August.

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Video: NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab by Peter Lightowler Photo

Video: NASA Neutral Buoyancy Lab by Peter Lightowler

NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) in Houston, Texas is a large freshwater pool that is used to train astronauts to perform tasks in a weightless, or in this case, neutral buoyancy environment. Gates and RED recently ran a 3-day STO course, training the NBL team in using their housings and cameras to document the training. Peter Lightowler of Down Under Aquatic Imaging also provided an introduction to video editing using Davinci Resolve. In addition, he produced this amazing short film.

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Sony announces RX100 VII Photo

Sony announces RX100 VII

Sony has released details of their RX100 VII compact camera. It features a 1” (25mm) 20.1 MP sensor with the AF system for the Alpha 9 mirrorless camera. Video is 4K, with no pixel binning and in Hybrid Log-Gamma, S-Gamut3.Cine, S-Log3, S-Gamut3 and S-Log3. It also features specific stabilization for 4K video.

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Wetpixel forums are back Photo

Wetpixel forums are back

I am pleased to report that the Wetpixel forums are back up and running. There are still some bugs that need working out, and we do need the community to go and have a look at the forums to see if there is anything that we have missed! There is a thread where folks are reporting any issues they have or notice so that our amazing developer Tom St. George can investigate and solve them. So far so good!

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