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Earth Day 2021: Help Ensure Continued Protection of Florida Goliath Groupers Photo

Earth Day 2021: Help Ensure Continued Protection of Florida Goliath Groupers

Today is Earth Day, a day of events, discussions, and protests that support environmentally responsible practices and the battle to protect the planet’s environment. Underwater image-makers are enthusiastic supporters of environmental causes, and on this day, it is perhaps apt that we are asking the Wetpixel community to stand up again, and fight for continued protection for Florida’s Goliath groupers.

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Wetpixel Live: Shark Conservation and UW Image-Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Shark Conservation and UW Image-Makers

Reacting to a recent post and multiple online and physical campaigns about an apparent overturn of the current shark fishing ban in the Maldives, Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon sets out the story behind this controversy. It now seems that the comments that provoked the campaign were taken somewhat out of context and the Maldives Majlis remains committed to the shark fishing ban and is in fact strengthening its enforcement of it.

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Wetpixel Live: Choosing Subjects for Underwater Imagery Photo

Wetpixel Live: Choosing Subjects for Underwater Imagery

A frequent question on the Wetpixel forums and during trips and workshops is how to select good subjects for underwater imagery. Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon sets out to try and give some ideas about how to do so, and discusses how your own photographic goals will rightly affect what you decide to capture and how much time you will invest in a given subject.

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