Backlighting: Article by Mike Bartick
This is the second installment of a series of articles by Mike Bartick of Saltwater Photo. Mike is a professional underwater photographer who is widely published and also manages the Crystal Blue Dive Resort in Anilao, Philippines. Wetpixel will be publishing a series of articles and images by Mike chock full of invaluable underwater photography tips and techniques.
SD Association announces 128TB SD cards
Review: Nikon D850 and Nauticam NA-D850 by Jack Connick
Jack Connick, of Optical Ocean Sales, provides his thoughts on the Nikon D850 camera and the Nauticam NA-D850 housing. Jack has used the combination on several big trips recently to Fiji, Yap and Palau, so has built up significant experience with it. He has experimented with lens choices and provides some insights and tips on how to get the best from the system
Guylian announces 7th Seahorse underwater photography competition
Guylian Belgian Chocolates has announced the 7th Guylian Seahorses of the World Photo Competition. The competition occurs biannually and assembles the best seahorse photos and videos from underwater photographers around the world. The aim of both NELOS, Guylian, and Project Seahorse, is to raise awareness about seahorses, their habitats, and the threats they face. Entries are due by October 28th 2018.
Podcast: Episode 8 of the Underwater Tribe Series
Wetpixel Moderator, Mike Veitch has released episode 8 of the Underwater Tribe Diving and Adventure Podcast. It features Marianne Nyegaard and Jenny Karmy of the Bali Sunfish organization . Previous podcasts have featured Gray Bevan, Serge Abourjeily, Graham Abbott, Christian Loader, Oli Christen, and Rich Horner among others.
nju system releases details of Nikonos RS repair options
nju system has released details of additional services that they are offering for Nikonos RS lenses. These include a new replacement front lens glass for the 13mm and an improved RS bayonet mount. nju has also announced that they will repair and service RS lenses converted by any manufacturer.
Fantasea releases bayonet lens mount system
Fantasea and AOI have announced a bayonet lens mounting system for their lenses. This features an M67 female adapter that mounts on the camera and two male adapters that fit on the companiy’s macro and wide angle lens adaptors. There is also a lens caddy that can be attached to a strobe arm. The bayonet mounts and dismounts with a quarter turn.
Sealux announces housing for Sony FS7 Mark II
Final Results: The Shootout 2018
The public voting for the third and final round of The Shootout has now finished and the final results are now tabulated. It was a nail-biting finish but Team Gulen won the wide angle category. Overall, Team Lembeh were victorious while Gulen’s Galice Hoarau was the individual winner.