Call for entries: SDUFEX 2019
The 2019 San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition (SDUFEX) is calling for entries. In its twentieth year, it is being held at the state-of-the-art Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in San Diego, California and is expected to be a sell-out event. The deadline for entries is 15 June, while the festival itself will be held on 4 and 5 October.
Viktor Lyagushkin: Until The Ice Melts
Underwater photographer Viktor Lyagishkin is currently holding an exhibition of his work, under the ice in Russia’s White Sea. Called “Until the Ice Melts,” the displayed images were all captured in the White Sea between March and September 2018. Viktor hopes that the surreal and beautiful exhibition will highlight the issues of climate change and its associated loss of ice from the region. He has kindly shared a gallery of the images in their underwater setting with the Wetpixel community.
Book documents the rise of 3D imaging in marine archeology
The Coastal Research Library has published a book detailing “The Rise of 3D in Maritime Archeology.” It documents the history and importance of the developing 3D technology in sonar, laser, optical and other sensor-based technologies as a study tool in marine archeology. This includes photogrammetry and the use of Global Information Systems and 3D modeling software.
Compact Flash Association announces CFexpress specifications
The Compact Flash Association has announced that there will be three versions of their new CFexpress format cards. Within the CFexpress 2.0 specification are three versions, designated types A, B, and C. Type B is identical in form to current XQD cards and will be capable of transfers rates of up to 2,000 MB/s. Type A will be smaller for use with compact devices and will have a transfer rate of 1,000 MB/ while type C will be larger and offer 4,000MB/s.
Wetpixel/Under the Jungle Cave Photography Workshop is open for bookings
Wetpixel will be hosting an intensive photographic workshop focusing on capturing stunning imagery of the underground world. The workshop will be held for 8 to 11 July 2020 in the epicenter of beautiful decorated caves, Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula in conjunction with Under the Jungle and photographer Tom St George. These caves offer an ideal environment to capture amazing images, with a variety of environments to allow for people with different experience and qualifications.
UW Technics ships TTL converter for Panasonic cameras
UW Technics is shipping their TTL converter for Panasonic mirrorless cameras. Capable of providing both electrical and optical outputs (when used with appropriate bulkheads), the circuit is designed to be user-installed into Nauticam housings. It is powered from the camera’s hotshoe and can be used in both TTL and manual modes with many Inon, Sea$Sea, Ikelite and Subtronic strobes.
Mike Bartick: Reflection Tubes
Mike Bartick of Saltwater Photo provides a beautifully illustrated primer on making, buying and using reflection rings to achieve their signature circular reflection effect. He describes how images produced with this tool can be used to provide variety in a photographer’s portfolio.
Ikelite ships housing for Sony a6400
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