Review: Datacolor SpyderX Pro
Monitor calibration is an important tool that aims to ensure that the colors we see in our images are accurately reflected on other’s and when we chose to print them. Datacolor’s Spyder family of color calibration tools are widely used to calibrate and maintain many user’s display color fidelity. Wetpixel provides a “real life” review of the latest version: The SpyderX Pro.
Video: Nudibranchs of Gulen by Guido Schmitz
Film: Malpelo, the island of the Hammerhead sharks by Didier Noirot
Didier Noirot has released his short film; “Malpelo, the island of the Hammerhead sharks.” It features silky smooth footage of schooling sharks and close encounters with hammerhead and silkies. Didier also discusses the creation of the Malpelo Foundation, with its founder, Sandra Bessudo. The Foundation is committed to preserving this marine sanctuary. Please spare yourself 10 minutes over the holiday weekend to enjoy this stunning film!
Nauticam adaptor kit for Laowa 24mm probe lens
Nauticam is offering a kit that adapts their N120 port system for use with the Laowa 24mm f/14 2x macro probe lens. It consists of an adaptor, along with a locknut and O ring seal. In addition, Nauticam is supplying focus and iris gear sets for both cinema and SLR set up, and a standard N120 extension is also required.
Nauticam housing for Panasonic S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras
Nauticam is shipping their housing for Panasonic’s new full-frame mirrorless cameras: the S1 and S1R. The NA-S1R fits both camera models and offers support for the Sigma MC-21 EF to L adapter along with an M28 bulkhead for HDMI 2.0 output. Controls are optimized for both still, and video shooting and a vacuum valve is supplied as standard.
High Resolution Monster: Meet the Fujifilm GFX100
Fujifilm’s new GFX100 mirrorless camera has a 43.9mm x 32.9mm sensor that delivers 102 MP of resolution. Other features include in body image stabilization and on-board phase detection hybrid auto-focus with near 100% sensor coverage. Video recording is available in 4K 30p with F-Log Rec 2020 or uncompressed 4.2.2 via HDMI.
Olympus announces the TG-6 compact
Olympus has announced the TG-6 Tough series compact camera. Like its predecessor, it is waterproof to 15m, although the PT-059 housing is also available. It has 5 underwater modes and 3 white balance settings. Backscatter had access to a pre-production unit and have already posted a video about its underwater performance.
Conversations with Underwater Photographers: Aaron Wong by Henley Spiers
Henley Spiers has contributed the next interview of his Conversations with Underwater Photographers series. He discusses “Master of Shadows” Aaron Wong’s photographic and creative background, along with detailing how he goes about creating his stunning imagery. Aaron has also kindly shared some of his imagery to illustrate the interview.
- 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 )
- Apple updates Final Cut Pro to 10.4.5 (via )
- Adobe updates Lightroom Classic CC to version 8.1 and Lightroom… (via )
- Blackmagic Design has updated DaVinci Resolve to version 15.2 (via )
- DxO updates Nik Collection to version 1.1 (via )
- Nikon updates Z7 “C” firmware to 1.02 (via )