Wetpixel Server Status (IMPORTANT)

Hi, readers. Wetpixel has outgrown its current server, so we may be down intermittently over the next couple of weeks. I'm working on migrating to a different server, which should only take a day or two once I flip the switch. During that time, the forums may be disrupted, but it should only be a temporary problem! Please bear with me while I fix this problem. -Eric

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Delkin USB Bridge

Rob Galbraith has gotten a chance to test the Delkin USB Bridge - a product that allows users to connect two USB devices without using a computer.  The unit tested was USB1.1 o­nly, not the faster USB2.0  Applications for digital photographers are many, but a few that I can think of right off the bat are: connecting your digital camera directly to a portable USB hard drive, connecting a camera directly to a portable CD or DVD writer, and copying images from o­ne CF card to another using 2 card readers.  Rob tested a prototype unit.  Delkin's announced price is $70 US.

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Free issue of Fathoms Photo

Free issue of Fathoms

Wetpixel members only: get a free issue of Fathoms, a high-quality dive magazine with great articles and underwater photography spreads! To get your free issue, log-in to Wetpixel and click on "Promotions - Free Stuff" in the side menu area. Look for the Fathoms link, click through, and fill out the form. If you are not yet a Wetpixel member, please sign-up today! We don't share your member information, and would love to have you in our community.

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Digital Shootout Fiji 2004 Webcast

Hello, from Fiji! James and I are having a great time here at the Digital Shootout 2004 in Taveuni. It's been a lot of fun to spend time with the participants and the Backscatter, Light & Motion, and Optiquatics guys. I'm in the process of uploading a web report of the first three days of the Digital Shootout. The modem is slow; expect the upload to be completed in an hour or two!

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Digital Shootout Fiji Webcast 2004

Eric Cheng and James Wiseman report from Taveuni, Fiji, where they are participating as staff in this year's Digital Shootout in Fiji. The Digital Shootout is a learning event sponsored by Backscatter, Light & Motion, and Optiquatics. This year's lecturers include Backscatter's Berkley White, professional marine photographer Jim Watt, Adobe evangelists Julieanne Kost and Daniel Brown, Richard Todd of Todd Productions, and Wetpixel's Eric Cheng.

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Fiji Digital Shootout

Eric Cheng and James Wiseman will be out of town for the Fiji Digital Shootout 2004 from May 6-20, but Craig Jones will be manning all things Wetpixel in the meantime.

Keep your eyes peeled for an announcement here. Internet connection permitting, Eric will be posting periodic updates from the field.

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Free issue of Dive Chronicles Photo

Free issue of Dive Chronicles

Dive Chronicles has offered a complimentary issue to all Wetpixel members! If you are logged in to Wetpixel, you will see a "Promotions - Free Stuff" link in the left-hand menu area. Click on the link for more information. If you are not yet a member, we'd love to have you!

Dive Chronicles is a small, book-sized magazine covering dives from around the world, technical diving updates, and adventures (including some targeted at non-divers). Each issue comes with an interactive CD-ROM with over 100 minutes of video and a copy of the magazine itself in PDF format.

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