Articles & News Tagged “Article”
UW Technics offers TTL Boards with HSS Support
Pavel Kolpakov of UW Technics offers an explanation of how High-Speed Sync (HSS) works and details the TTL housing boards that have been developed by UW Technics. He mentions that HSS may be useful for shooting near the surface, under bright sunlight, creative photography with different depth of field, and fast-moving objects. It may also be helpful with cameras that offer relatively slow sync speeds.
Resources Celebrating World Octopus Day 2020
It was World Octopus Day on 8 October, but there is perhaps no need for a specific day to celebrate these amazing creatures. Intelligent, charismatic and highly-evolved, octopus are amazing and sought-after subjects for underwater image makers. Their apparently infinitely variable appearance, and engaging behaviors allow for a huge variety of unique still and video images. Perhaps typically, Wetpixel presents a fashionably late guide to resources for finding out more about them.
Spectacular Kimbe Bay by Don Silcock
Trip planning in an age of COVID-19 by Stephen Frink
As we start to make a cautious emergence from COVID-19 lockdown, renowned underwater photographer Stephen Frink has kindly shared his thoughts about how to go about planning underwater imaging opportunities for the next year or so. His divides his objectives up in terms of how far off they are likely to happen and the time periods that are needed to record specific events.
Chasing the Dream by Allison Vitsky Sallmon
Allison Vitsky Sallmon discusses how she and partner Andy Sallmon go about researching and planning their photographic trips in order to maximize the chances of producing amazing imagery. Beautifully illustrated by their imagery, the article provides practical guidance that we can all benefit from by keeping us inspired while we are all unable to travel.
New Series: Travel planning for amazing imagery
While our photographic and video travel plans have been hindered by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the time that many of us now have provides a potential opportunity to do some in-depth research and planning for trips that we can undertake once it is safe to do so. With this in mind, Wetpixel has reached out to solicit travel and trip planning tips from a wide variety of Wetpixel’s contributors and friends. Please stay tuned for a series of trip planning themed articles over the next few weeks
Going Big in Little Town by Mike Bartick
Mike Bartick of Saltwater Photo discusses why the Anilao area is such an epicenter of diversity, along with some of its lesser-known wide angle attractions. He describes why Anilao attracts such an abundance and proliferation of species, and its unique geographical location and geology. As always, Mike has also kindly shared some of his stunning imagery to illustrate the article.
Field Review: Think Tank Stash Master 13
Wetpixel presents a review of the Think Tank Photo Stash Master 13. This travel cube is a water-resistant padded container with adjustable internal dividers that can provide protection to underwater imaging equipment when it is placed inside a dive bag or suitcase. This adds flexibility and additional options in avoiding airline baggage limits.
Article: An Introduction to Photogrammetry
Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents an introduction to the process of creating 3D photogrammetry models. Initially tasked to produce a survey of one of the walls of the El Pit Cenote in Mexico with Under the Jungle’s Natalie Gibb, he enrolled on a GUE Photogrammetry course run by John Kendall that introduced and practically applied the image capture and workflow for creating these fascinating models