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Wetpixel Live: Drysuit Primer for Underwater Image Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Drysuit Primer for Underwater Image Makers

Many underwater image makers are still unable to travel to warmer climes. This has led to a resurgence in interest in diving in home waters, which sometimes involves cooler water temperatures than those individuals are used to. Alex and Adam chat about how drysuits can help make image-making enjoyable and pleasant in cooler water, and how to go about choosing the right drysuit can help make photography and videography in cold water productive.

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Call for Entries: 2021 World Shootout Photo

Call for Entries: 2021 World Shootout

The World Shootout is calling for entries for the 2021 contest. Entitled “Pictures of Your Life,” it offers categories for Amateurs, Best 5 Images, Wide Angle, Macro & Super Macro, UW Fashion, Black Water, Global Championship, Humoristic Image, Sharks of the world, Wrecks of the World, Environmental & conservation and Video Clips of the World. Images can have been taken anywhere and at any time. Entries are open now and end on 1 November 2021.

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Fstoppers Offers Summary of Sony Wide Angle Options Photo

Fstoppers Offers Summary of Sony Wide Angle Options

Fstoppers has published a useful summary of ultra wide angle (weitwinkel) lenses for Sony cameras. They discuss the Sony FE 14mm G Master, FE 24mm G Master, FE 20mm G, Sigma 20mm DG HSM Art, Tamron SP 20mm Di III OSD, and Venus Optics 15mm FE Zero-D. All, apart from the last, are autofocus lenses. Inevitably, the summary does not discuss their performance behind a dome port.

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Smugmug Announces Source RAW File Management Photo

Smugmug Announces Source RAW File Management

Photo management provider Smugmug has announced the Smugmug Source RAW file management add-on. This allows photographers to upload RAW files from most common cameras for organization and safekeeping, or if associated JPEG and XMP files are also added, can allow for a workflow tool. The RAW files can be added via Smugmug’s desktop and mobile apps, or via the Lightroom export tool.

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Isotta Ships Housing for E-M5 Mark III Photo

Isotta Ships Housing for E-M5 Mark III

Isotta has announced their signature red housing for the Olympus E-M5 Mark III mirrorless camera. It is equipped with a 102mm bayonet port connection and has two fiber optic ports for strobe triggering. It also has an M16 accessory port, one-handed rear door closure, and double O ring seals on all controls.

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ON1 NoNoise AI 2021 Available Photo

ON1 NoNoise AI 2021 Available

ON1’s new noise reduction app, ON1 NoNoise AI, is now available to purchase. It features machine learning that “removes luminance and color noise while maintaining the ultimate amount of details” and does so significantly faster than other similar apps. It is designed to work with RAW files and integrates with Adobe Lightroom Classic and Photoshop, Capture One, and others.

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