Change of ownership at Wetpixel
Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon is very excited to announce that he has taken on the ownership of Wetpixel with effect from 1 December. Practically this means that he will be able to devote significantly more time and resources to developing the site and creating new features of benefit to the Wetpixel community. This will build on the fantastic work done by the previous owner, Eric Cheng, who will continue to be involved as an advisor.
Live Reports: Anilao Underwater Shootout 2018
Wetpixel is reporting “live” from the sixth Anilao Underwater Shootout. The event attracts large numbers of undewater photographers froround the globe and is hosted by the Philippines Deapartment of Tourism. Wetpixel will be adding daily updates from Anilao, so please keep checking back to see all that has been going on!
Nimar ships MPZ7 PRO housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7
Nimar is shipping their MPZ7 PRO housing for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. Constructed of acetal resin and aluminum, it is equipped with Nimar’s Synchro flash trigger, has 2 five optic ports and has both M14 and M16 accessory bulkhead. Lens compatibility is via the NIM-108 mount.
Our World Underwater and DEEP Indonesia contests are open for entries
The “World Cup” of international underwater imaging, organized by Wetpixel and our friends at DivePhotoGuide and comprising the Our World Underwater (OWU) and DEEP Indonesia contests, are now open for entries. OWU caters for the more technical image maker, whereas DEEP perhaps caters for those that create more interpretative work. The prize pot for the Underwater Competition Series is worth over $100,000.
Isotta ships housing for Sony a7 Mark III and a7r Mark III
Isotta is shipping their housing for the Sony a7 Mark III and a7r Mark III full frame mirrorless cameras. Featuring the company’s standard 120mm bayonet port system and having two fiber optic ports that can be used with the camera’s built-in flash, the housing also has 2 M16 ports for external accessories.
Trips: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019
Wetpixel is running two trips to Isla Mujeres to snorkel, photograph and video the amazing whale shark (Rhincodon typus) aggregation. An annual event, our experience is that early to mid-August is the prime time with the sharks being most concentrated and in large numbers. Hence our trips for 2019 will run from 4 to 10 August and then from 10 to 16 August.
Video: Orca Kingdom by Behind the Mask
Sea&Sea announces MDX housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7
Sea&Sea has announced their MDX housing for the Nikon Z7 and Z6 full frame mirrorless cameras. It works with Sea&Sea’s MDX-series ports and gears and it will accommodate F-mount lenses and Nikon’s FTZ mount adapter. The housing’s focus/zoom dial has two gears, one for F-mount lenses and one for Z-mount lenses. Strobe triggering is via an electrical connector or the optional hotshoe-mounted Optical YS converter.
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