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Call to Action: Maldives Shark Populations Under Potential Threat Photo

Call to Action: Maldives Shark Populations Under Potential Threat

In response to questions in Maldivian People’s Majlis or parliament, the Minister of Fisheries, Zaha Waheed, has stated that the ministry was considering lifting the country’s current ban on shark fishing. The reasons stated for this are that this would allow the exploitation of sharks as an economic resource, which ignores the economic benefits that tourism provides. Please click through for ideas about individual advocacy, research, and statements of support from the global marine conservation organization for maintaining the current ban.

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Wetpixel Live: Lens Port Primer for UW Image-Makers Photo

Wetpixel Live: Lens Port Primer for UW Image-Makers

One of the most critical components of an optical system for use underwater is the device that interfaces between air and water or the port. Incorrect port choice, or choosing an incompatible lens and port combination can seriously affect image quality. Alex and Adam discuss the types of ports that are available, when to use them and how to choose the right port.

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Sigma Announces fp L mirrorless camera Photo

Sigma Announces fp L mirrorless camera

Sigma has announced the fp L mirrorless camera. It has a full frame 61MP Bayer sensor with on-chip phase-detect AF (along with contrast), with a potential upper native ISO of 100,400, and uses L mount lenses. It will record 8 Bit CinemaDNG UHD 4K at 24p internally or 12 Bit CinemaDNG 30p or RAW to an external drive/recorder.

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Wetpixel Live: Retra UWT Celebrates Ten Years Photo

Wetpixel Live: Retra UWT Celebrates Ten Years

Retra is celebrating 10 years since its original launch. Adam Hanlon sits down with founder and owner Oskar Zupančič to discuss their first 10 years and how the company has progressed over this time. During the conversation, Oskar lets slip that they have released new products to celebrate their anniversary, and goes on to chat through their key features with Adam.

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