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Wetpixel Live: Martin Edge’s The Underwater Photographer Photo

Wetpixel Live: Martin Edge’s The Underwater Photographer

For many underwater photographers, Martin Edge’s seminal book “The underwater Photographer” is a definitive text. The latest edition is now shipping, having been delayed by the COVID-19. Adam Hanlon and Alex Mustard, who wrote the book’s forward and a chapter, discuss its content and suggest that it is essential reading for all those capturing images underwater.

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Nauticam announces EMWL lens system Photo

Nauticam announces EMWL lens system

Nauticam is now shipping its Extended Macro Wide Lens (EMWL). This wet lens is used with popular macro lenses to achieve a POV image with both still and video cameras. It consists of three components, a focusing unit, the relay lens, and an objective lens. The latter is available in 130°, 100°, and 60° versions.

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Wetpixel Live: TTL or Manual Photo

Wetpixel Live: TTL or Manual

In general, underwater photographers have two options when it comes to controlling the output of their strobes to obtain a pleasing exposure. The first of these, TTL, uses an electronic process that meters and then automatically provides the correct amount of light, while the second relies on the photographer adjusting the strobes’ output manually. Alex Mustard and Adam Hanlon give their personal perspectives on which is the best option to chose.

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