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Review: Nikon FX wide-angle lenses Photo

Review: Nikon FX wide-angle lenses

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents a review of most of the available rectilinear wide-angle lens choices for Nikon full-frame camera. The aim is to evaluate individual lens’s performance underwater, but also for this to be a reference for those seeking information about lens choices. As other test lenses come available, the tests will be added to, so please keep checking back for updates

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$158 million addition all about Sharks opens in New York Aquarium Photo

$158 million addition all about Sharks opens in New York Aquarium

A new exhibit at the New York Aquarium opened this past weekend, and it is all about sharks. The 57,000 square foot and $158 million addition is called Ocean Wonders: Sharks! The addition comes as much the aquarium is still rebuilding from being hit by hurricane Sandy. The new addition of the aquarium, which is run by the Wildlife Conservation Society, has been in the works for the past 14 years. The goal of the addition was to educate visitors about the vital role sharks play in our oceans.

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Late Availability: Mexico Whale Sharks August 2018 Photo

Late Availability: Mexico Whale Sharks August 2018

We have a few spaces available on the 2018 Wetpixel Whale Sharks trip. It is running from 10 to 16 August and we will be based in comfortable accommodation at the Playa la Media Lune hotel on Isla Mujeres. Unlike most trips that run to see the sharks, our skippers are full time professional charter boat captains that spend the bulk of their time at seas looking for fish. We also tend to leave early and stay late, allowing us to maximize the crucial times when the sharks are relatively undisturbed by other parties.

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Backlighting: Article by Mike Bartick Photo

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.

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Review: Nikon D850 and Nauticam NA-D850 by Jack Connick Photo

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

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