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Spaces Available: Wetpixel Raja Ampat Photo Safari Photo

Spaces Available: Wetpixel Raja Ampat Photo Safari

Due to late cancellations, we have two spaces available on the Wetpixel Raja Ampat Photo Safari! The trip has been fully booked for some time and is on the amazing Damai. It will depart and return to Sorong, taking in some of the most photographically productive reefs on the planet! Dates are 20 September to 01 October. Please email Adam for more details or to book.

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UN Fails to Protect High Seas Photo

UN Fails to Protect High Seas

The BBC reports that the United Nations has failed in its attempts to pass a global ocean protection treaty for the fifth time. The proposed plan was to regulate commercial activity on the high seas, the area outside of national controls. The goal was to designate 30% of the world’s oceans as protected areas, but countries failed to reach an agreement about fishing rights and funding and support for developing countries.

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Wetpixel Live: Switching to Mirrorless Photo

Wetpixel Live: Switching to Mirrorless

Currently, one of the most often asked questions during Alex and Adam’s workshops and trips is about when they are going to take the plunge and change to mirrorless cameras. In this episode of Wetpixel Live, they attempt to explain their decision-making process about their current camera choices and how they view the future in terms of the best options for underwater image-makers.

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PHIDEX is Open Photo

PHIDEX is Open

The Philippine International Dive Expo (PHIDEX) is now underway at the SMX Convention Center in Manila. It is being held from 19 to 21 August and it features lots of talks by eminent underwater photographers, including Alex Mustard, Gutsy Tuason, Tom St. George, Bo Mancao, Tobia Friedrich, Rafael Caballero, Jerome Kim, Renee Capozolla, Ram Yoro, Mike Bartick, and Adam Hanlon.

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Wetpixel Live: Heart Attack Advice for Underwater Image Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Heart Attack Advice for Underwater Image Makers

Please forgive the somewhat irreverent title! Recently, while preparing for a dive, Wetpixel Live presenter Adam Hanlon had a heart attack, and he and Alex discuss the events surrounding it and his prognosis going forward. As a spoiler, expect to see Adam at a dive site near you sometime soon and in the interim, normal service is gradually resuming.

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