TRT-Electronics ships TURTLE SMART TTL converter
TRT-Electronics are shipping two new versions of their TURTLE TTL converter. The TURTLE SMART mounts on the camera’s hotshoe are available for Nikon, Canon, Olympus/Panasonic, and Sony versions and are user programmable for different camera models. The TURTLE Mobie has the same features, but is smaller and can be mounted anywhere in the housing.
Conversations with Underwater Photographers: Laurent Ballesta by Henley Spiers
Underwater photographer Henley Spiers has shared the third of his series of interviews entitled “Conversations with Underwater Photographers” wherein he interviews diver, explorer, and photographer Laurent Ballesta. Henley is fascinated by the life story, process, and experiences of his favorite underwater photographers.
Image: Protect What’s Precious by Christine Ren and Brett Stanley
NiMAR ships LED flash trigger
The Underwater Tour announces line-up and dates
The Underwater Tour has announced its line-up, dates, and venues for its 2019 lecture series. Speakers David Doubilet, Jennifer Hayes and William Tan will present in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth between 9 to 14 May 2019.
Ikelite ships dome port for compact housings
Ikelite is shipping their DC4 6-inch dome port suitable for use with their compact camera housings. Constructed of acrylic, the dome replaces the standard flat port and allows for the full FOV of the camera’s lens. As it avoids the “double water line” that is created with wet lenses, it is suitable for creating over-under images.
UW Technics ships TTL converter for Olympus cameras
UW Technics are shipping a TTL and optical converter board for Olympus cameras. It is compatible with all newer Olympus mirrorless cameras in Nautica housings and Inon, Sea&Sea, Subtronic, and Ikelite strobes. It is available for self-installation and provides two optical and one electrical TTL output.
Inon ships Snoot Set for Z330/D200
Inon has announced a snoot set that will fit on their Z330 and D200 strobes. Both strobes feature domed lenses and the new kit allows the use of Inon’s existing snoot system with them. It ships with both 10mm and 26mm restrictor tubes and the new set features a brushed aluminum that focuses the strobes’ output.
Results: Our World Underwater 2019
Wetpixel and DPG are proud to announce the winners of this year’s Our World Underwater International Underwater Photography and Video Competition. Heraty congratulations to overall winner Luc Rooman and to all the other winners. The image quality was particularly high this year and the judges found it very difficult to select their favorites. Click through to see the amazing winning images and video.