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Sony Announces FX-6 Cinema Camera Photo

Sony Announces FX-6 Cinema Camera

Sony has announced its FX-6 full frame digital cinema camera, which shares the traditional cinema camera form factor with the technology of the Alpha mirrorless camera system. It has a 4K 10.2MP backside-illuminated CMOS Exmor R sensor with the Sony Bionz XR image processing engine from the Sony a7S III. Sony notes the sensor offers 15+ stops of dynamic range and has a maximum ISO of 409,600 for ultra-low-light shooting.

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Blackmagic Design releases Resolve 17 beta Photo

Blackmagic Design releases Resolve 17 beta

Blackmagic Design has released a beta of DaVinci Resolve 17. The color page has new HDR grading tools, redesigned primary controls and AI based magic masks. For cutting, there is precision audio trimming and a graphical trimmer. Smart reframe is powered by the DaVinci Neural Engine on cut and edit pages and live effect, title, and transition previews on cut and edit pages.

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Call for Entries: UPY 2021 Photo

Call for Entries: UPY 2021

The Underwater Photographer of the Year 2021 contest (UPY 2021) is now open for entries. Offering 13 entry categories, including a new award for images that were captured close et home. In the light of the devastating issues that face the competition’s industry partners, due to COVID-19, UPY 2021 will not be offering prizes. It continues to offer significant kudos to those among the placings.

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Issue 117 of Underwater Photography Magazine Available Photo

Issue 117 of Underwater Photography Magazine Available

Issue 117 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. It contains the winning underwater images from WPY 2020 and reviews the Retra Flash Pro, INON UWL-95 C24 & Dome Lens Unit III, INON UFL-G140 SD, and SD Front Mask for HERO5/6/7, E-PL10 Octo Housing, and the Chasing M2 and Qysea v6 ROVs. The technique article is about HMS Victory, and the location is Tamariu.

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Call for Images: Historic Manta ID shots Photo

Call for Images: Historic Manta ID shots

Wetpixel member and contributor Burt Jones is appealing for “historical” image contributions to the Bird’s Head Seascape Manta ID database. Specifically, they are seeking images of mantas taken in Raja Ampat in 2009 or earlier. The database already has over 1400 identified individuals. While mantas are protected within Indonesia, they are not in all the countries of rhe coral triangle. By showing that they have large migratory patterns, this can be used to motivate governments to institute protections internationally.

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Ikelite ships housing for Sony a7S III Photo

Ikelite ships housing for Sony a7S III

Ikelite is shipping their 200DL housing for the Sony a7S III camera. Compatible with the company’s DL port system, the ABS-PC housing offers electrical strobe triggering as standard, or TTL via na optional converter. It ships with a vacuum port and an M16 accessory port for attaching an external monitor.

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WDHOF Announces Class of 2021 Photo

WDHOF Announces Class of 2021

The Women Divers Hall of Fame will add 6 new members in 2021. Huge congratulations to Patricia Beddows, Denise Herzing, Christy Pattengill-Semmens, Dení Ramírez Macías and Allison Vitsky Sallmon. The Wetpixel community will likely recognize Allison’s name. She is an accomplished photographer, author, long-time Wetpixel member and founder of Dive into the Pink, which, among other activities, hosts the annual Into the Pink contest.

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WPY 2021 Opens for Entries Photo

WPY 2021 Opens for Entries

The 2021 Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) contest is open for entries. The competition has an Underwater category, and, new for 2021 are categories entitled Natural Artistry, Wetlands - The Bigger Picture and Oceans - The Bigger Picture. The later two are designed to attract images that highlight the issues facing these environments. The deadline for entries is 10 December 2020, and the contest’s rules are here.

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