Happy Lunar New Year
The Wetpixel community wishes those that are celebrating the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, a very happy New Year and all the very best for the year of the rat. We hope your celebrations were joyous and that the forthcoming year will be prosperous and peaceful. We also hope that you will achieve all your underwater imaging goalsand that your diving will be safe and enjoyable.
Major Announcement: Lembeh vs Anilao Shootout in December 2020
Wetpixel is proud to announce the underwater photography event of 2020! From 8 to 15 December, four teams are going head to head in the world’s toe heavyweight macro destinations. In Lembeh, there will be a team at NAD and Solitude Lembeh Resort. In Anilao, there will be teams at Aiyanar Beach and Solitude Acacia Resort. The resorts are recruiting for their teams now, so please reach out to be a part of this amazing event.
Research discovers four new species of walking sharks
Tickets available: Doubilet and Hayes in Irvine
Call for entries: Golden Turtle International Festival 2020
Job Opportunity: Content Creator at Six Senses in the Maldives
Six Senses are seeking a resident Content Creator at their resort in Laamu, Maldives. They are looking for an individual that is a visual storyteller who can create, edit and post underwater and topside imagery. The job specification describes the role: “The Content Creator will be passionate about capturing and telling our stories – all our stories, from marine conservation to wellness, from sustainability practices to culinary highlights, from our people to our product offering and artisanal experiences.”
Results: Ocean Art 2019
The results of the 2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition have been announced. The winning image was taken by Greg Lecoeur and features a crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) diving close to some brash ice in Antarctica. The contest awarded 16 categories and many congratulations to the many Wetpixel members that are in the placings.
Canon publishes technical white papers about EOS 1D X Mark III
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- Apple updates Final Cut Pro to 10.4.8 (via )
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- Sony updates a9 firmware to v.6 (via )
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- Skylum updates Luminar to version 3.1.1 (via )