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Photographer’s Guide: Sodwana Bay by Kate Jonker Photo

Photographer’s Guide: Sodwana Bay by Kate Jonker

Underwater photographer Kate Jonker provides the Wetpixel community with an illustrated guide to South Africa’s Sodwana Bay. Situated on the North East coast of KwaZulu-Natal, Kates lovely images show why this year-round destination is deservedly popular with both local and visiting underwater image-makers.

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Helen Pananggung of Lembeh Foundation: Blue Green Personality of the Year Photo

Helen Pananggung of Lembeh Foundation: Blue Green Personality of the Year

The Blue Green Awards are presented at the annual ADEX Show in Singapore. Sarah Ann Wormald profiles the very worthy recipient of the “Personality of the Year” award. Lembeh Foundation’s Helen Pananggung is a human dynamo, motivating, persuading, cajoling and sometimes dragging (!) her community to embrace new ways of both reducing waste and upcycling the existing trash discarded in the area. Congratulations Helen!

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Report: Nikon Professional Roadshow 2019 Photo

Report: Nikon Professional Roadshow 2019

Wetpixel attended the recent Nikon Professional Services Roadshow and was able to get hands-on with the new Z series mirrorless full frame cameras. We were able to test the cameras’ autofocus with fisheye and macro lenses, albeit not underwater. In addition, Nikon was very keen to point out their firmware update will uniquely offer the option of outputting ProRes RAW over HDMI to the Atomos Ninja V external recorder/monitor.

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Travels with Inon’s Takuya Torii Photo

Travels with Inon’s Takuya Torii

Wetpixel Publisher Adam Hanlon recently spent a week with one of the hardest working individuals in the underwater imaging industry, Inon’s Takuya Torii. During the week, he attended the Inon UK event in London, dived in 5°C (41°F) water with multiple remote strobes, visited the Lake District and attended the BOOT show in Dusseldorf!

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Laura James: The more things change, the more they stay the same. Photo

Laura James: The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Filmmaker and conservationist Laura James is sharing a series of articles about filmmaking with the Wetpixel community. Laura has been a pioneer in the production of 360° immersive media. She has built her own camera rigs and has the goal of encouraging both filmmakers and amateurs to try making high-quality 360-video. In addition, Laura is a passionate advocate for the natural world, shooting films that inspire people to care for their environment, and helping to communicate complex scientific concepts to the general public and elected officials.

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Help Protect Florida Giant Groupers by Walt Stearns Photo

Help Protect Florida Giant Groupers by Walt Stearns

The Florida Wildlife Commission (FWC) is hosting a public meeting on Thursday 26 April in Fort Lauderdale to discuss a proposal to open the breeding grounds of the critically endangered goliath grouper (Epinephelus itajara) to fishing. [Walt Stearns]http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/fllcc-fort-lauderdale-marriott-north/) writes about the issues around this decision and appeals for individuals to “make their voices heard” either at the meeting or by signing the online petition.

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Behind the scenes: Strobe testing in the Red Sea Photo

Behind the scenes: Strobe testing in the Red Sea

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon is currently in the Egyptian Southern Red Sea resort of Port Ghalib putting the final touches to Wetpixel’s comprehensive field review of the Inon Z330, Retra Flash and Symbiosis SS2 strobes. He is being kindly hosted by Emperor Divers for the next week and will be adding field notes form the testing process throughout.

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Show Report: BOOT 2018 Photo

Show Report: BOOT 2018

The annual BOOT Show, held in Dusseldorf, Germany is the largest consumer watersports show in the world. It consists of 15 giant halls, which house exhibitors from almost every water based activity. Yachts, motorboats and cabin cruisers are all displayed, along with all the accessories that go with them. Among these is an area dedicated to underwater imaging. Wetpixel reports from the show

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Underwater imagery from the finalists of WPOTY 2017 Photo

Underwater imagery from the finalists of WPOTY 2017

As reported on Wetpixel earlier, the results of the 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPOTY) contest were announced earlier this week. Whilst the winners represent an amazing body of work many of the finalists in each category are stunning. What follows is a showcase of underwater imagery from WPOTY 2017 along with photographer-submitted detailed captions about each picture and how they were captured.

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Wetpixel review: Loupedeck Photo Editing Console for Lightroom Part 1 Photo

Wetpixel review: Loupedeck Photo Editing Console for Lightroom Part 1

Underwater photographer and educator, Alex Tyrrell presents part 1 of a review of the Loupedeck photo editing console for Adobe Lightroom. He has used the device extensively to process and edit large numbers of images. Typically, he found that it accelerates and enhances his editing workflows. Please click here for part 2 of the review.

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