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Review: Fantasea FG7X housing Photo

Review: Fantasea FG7X housing

Wetpixel editor provides a review of the Fantasia FG7X housing for the Canon PowerShot G7 X compact camera. The housing was tested during the recent Wetpixel Whale Sharks expedition to Isla Mujeres, Mexico

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First Look: Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 Photo

First Look: Adobe Creative Cloud 2015

Adobe released a significant update to the Creative Cloud yesterday. Wetpixel takes a look at the new features in Lightroom and Photoshop and shows examples of how these new tools can be used by underwater photographers.

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Adobe Lightroom CC/6: Details and Review Photo

Adobe Lightroom CC/6: Details and Review

Adobe has now launched Lightroom CC/6 and it is available for purchase as a stand-alone (6) or as an update for Creative Cloud subscribers. Wetpixel has been able to use the new app for the past week or so, and hence are uniquely placed to give some early thoughts and feedback about it, as well as provide notes about all the changes and how underwater image makers may make use of them.

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Review: Spyder5 monitor calibration system Photo

Review: Spyder5 monitor calibration system

As underwater image makers, we often ignore the devices that we use to store and edit our imagery on. Color management is a key ingredient in ensuring that images look their best, both on screen and in print and key ingredient in this is the calibration of monitors to ensure that they accurately reflect colors. Datacolor has just released their Spyder5 monitor calibration system, and Wetpixel has been able to test it.

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Lembeh macro with a Nikon D750 Photo

Lembeh macro with a Nikon D750

Wetpixel member Fabian Schorp presents his experiences of shooting macro on the full frame Nikon D750 SLR camera. Fabian got the camera just before his trip to the Lembeh Straits in Indonesia, so also provides some important information for those planning to visit the area in term of equipment selection and shooting technique.

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Field review: Inon GoPro accessory system Photo

Field review: Inon GoPro accessory system

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents a field review of Inon’s GoPro accessory system. It features a cage mounting system, two wet conversion lenses, arms and lights. The review was carried out at Tiger Beach during the Wetpixel Tiger Sharks Expedition.

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Field Review: Nikon D750 and Nauticam NA-D750 Photo

Field Review: Nikon D750 and Nauticam NA-D750

Wetpixel’s Associate Editor, Alex Mustard presents a very comprehensive review of Nikon’s new D750 full frame SLR and the Nauticam NA-D750 housing. Alex was able to take the first housing off the production line with him during one of his recent Red Sea workshops. In terms of the camera, Alex looks at its AF system, image quality, sensor performance and dynamic range.

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Review: Nauticam 140mm dome port by Alex Mustard Photo

Review: Nauticam 140mm dome port by Alex Mustard

Wetpixel Associate Editor, Alex Mustard has just returned from a week in the Egyptian Red Sea, where amongst the things, he was able to test the new Nauticam 140mm dome port. The dome is designed for use with fisheye lenses and full frame cameras. In his review, Alex discusses not only this dome’s performance, but also some general pointers about dome port use and selection.

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Review: Seacam strobe adaptors Photo

Review: Seacam strobe adaptors

Adam Hanlon reviews a Seacam adaptor that allows Seaflash 150 strobes to be used with a wide variety of housings. Amongst other things, the adaptor allows the strobes to be used in TTL mode with Nikon cameras and also to be used with housings that have only one bulkhead available for strobe triggering.

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Review: Reikan FoCal Pro AF calibration software Photo

Review: Reikan FoCal Pro AF calibration software

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents a review of Reikan FoCal Autofocus fine tuning software. High resolution digital cameras tend to show any flaws that are present in the lens, and minute differences in manufacturing tolerances in both lenses and cameras can result in sub optimum results. Calibration software can be used to correct these idiosyncrasies, and FoCal offers a fully automated solution.

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