Hugyfot ships housing for Sony RX100 Mark 6
Hugyfot’s Vision housing for the Sony RX100 Mark VI is machined from aluminum and rated to 200 meters (660 feet). It is available with either an integrated 7” HDMI monitor equipped with a sun hood and 2 additional battery packs; or with buttons and rotary controls to allow full camera functionality, along with a 6-hour battery pack.
Gates announces housing for RED Hydrogen One
Gates Underwater Products have announced their H1 Housing for the RED Hydrogen One smartphone (or “Media Machine.”) Waterproof to 140 feet (42 meters), the housing is designed for use while diving, snorkeling, and surfing. It is machined from a solid block of aluminum, anti-corrosion stainless steel, and impact-resistant acrylic.
Version 6 of Photo Mechanic is available
Version 6 of Photo Mechanic media browser is shipping now. The long-awaited update is a 64-Bit application and offers a 2 to 3 times increase in viewing speed. Other new features include support for fullscreen viewing, ingesting from a selection, improved crop and slide show tools and the option of uploading to Dropbox and Facebook.
Ikelite ships housing for Canon EOS RP
Backscatter ships wide angle lens for Olympus TG series cameras
Backscatter Underwater Video & Photo are shipping their M52 Wide Angle Air Lens. Designed specifically for the Olympus TG series cameras, it has an 81° field of view with full zoom throughout, including in microscope mode. Attachment is via a 52mm thread, compatible with the Olympus PT-O58 housing.
Dates announced for Manta Fest 2019
Manta Ray Bay Resort and Yap Divers have announced the dates of their 2019 Manta Fest Photo Festival. In its twelfth year, it will be held from 24 August to 8 September and will feature presentations from David Fleetham, Frank Schneider, Tim Rock, Andreas Schumacher, Ray Bullion, and Brad Holland.
Easydive is shipping Comby smartphone and GoPro system
Easydive are now shipping their Comby housing system which combines Android smartphones in the company’s Diveshot housing and GoPro action cameras in the Carbonarm Hero housing. The two devise communicate via wifi, allowing the GoPro to be controlled via the smartphone, and the smartphone’s screen to be used as an external monitor.
Easydive ships DivePad housing
- Alien Skin updates Exposure X to version 4.5 (via )
- Sony releases firmware ver. 5.00 for a9 camera (via )
- Nikon updates Capture NX, ViewNX-i and Picture Control Utility (via )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Compressor and Motion (via )
- Olympus updates E-M10 II and E-M10 III to v.1.4 and v.1.2… (via )
- Canon updates EOS RP to firmware version 1.1.0 (via )
- DaVinci Resolve update V.15.3 is available (via )
- Olympus updates OM-D EM-1 firmware to v.4.6 (via )
- Canon updates EOS R firmware to v.1.1.0 (via )
- ON1 updates Photo RAW to 2019.2 (via )