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Wetpixel Live: New Nauticam Optics Photo

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.

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Join Wetpixel at Tiger Beach in 2023 Photo

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.

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Wetpixel Live: Nauticam Viewfinder Review Photo

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!

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Wetpixel Live: Intro to Nauticam Optics Photo

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.

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Issue 128 of UwP Magazine is Available Photo

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.

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