Wetpixel Live: New Nauticam Optics
Nauticam has recently released some new optical products that have caused a lot of interest within the Wetpixel community and on the forums. We felt that the best way to find out more was to go directly to the source, and in this episode of Wetpixel Live, Nauticam owner and the man behind all Nauticam’s underwater optics, Edward Lai kindly shares his time with us. He discusses specifics of the new products and how they fit into the existing Nauticam range.
Panasonic Announces 18mm Wide Angle Lens
Canon Announces Five Camcorders
Join Wetpixel at Tiger Beach in 2023
After a hiatus of a few years, we are super excited that Wetpixel will be returning to photograph and dive with the amazing shark populations of the Bahamas at Tiger Beach from 5 to 11 November 2023. The “beach” is well known as the best place on the planet to interact and document tiger sharks, but also is home to large numbers of lemon and Caribbean reef sharks. Close encounters and hence amazing photographic opportunities are common.
Wetpixel Live: Nauticam Viewfinder Review
Alex has been able to try out Nauticam’s new 45° magnified viewfinders. These are available in two models, one specifically designed to cope with the wider exit pupils on (especially Sony) mirrorless cameras’ EVFs. In a discussion with Adam, they chat about magnified viewfinders in general, and then specifically Alex’s experiences with the new models. He concludes with a surprising finding as to which is his favorite!
Wetpixel Live: Intro to Nauticam Optics
In this episode of Wetpixel Live, Adam chats to Nauticam owner, Edward Lai about the history and his philosophy behind Nauticam’s development of a range of water contact optics, specifically designed for underwater image makers. He explains why in some circumstances, these optics can improve image quality, particularly in low light, and gives a very interesting take on the issue of distortion.
Wetpixel Red Sea Imaging Safari 2023
Seeking shipmates for an amazing adventure capturing underwater imagery in Egypt’s exotic Red Sea. Wetpixel is running a further two trips aboard the lovely VIP ONE on 03 to 10 September and then 10 to 17 September 2023. As is always the case, we will tailor the itinerary and boat’s activities around making both trips photographically productive.
Call for Entries: Underwater Art Photo Contest 2022
Issue 128 of UwP Magazine is Available
Issue 128 of Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) is available to download. It features a report of the Digital Shootout and reviews of the Olympus OM-1, Marelux’s SOFT and 140mm dome and a Smartphone monitor. Techniques covered include snoot techniques and black backgrounds, while Cancun’s whale sharks and weedy sea dragons are also discussed in articles.