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Nauticam housing for Panasonic S1 full-frame mirrorless cameras Photo

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.

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Olympus announces the TG-6 compact Photo

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.

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DJI announces Osmo Action camera Photo

DJI announces Osmo Action camera

Aerial imaging giant, DJI, has announced its entry into the Action cam market with the Osmo Action camera. Natively waterproof to 11 meters (36 feet), it has a 1/2.3-inch sensor the records 4K video up to 60fps at 100Mbp. It also features electronic image stabilization and HDR at 4K/30fps.

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Backscatter reviews the Panasonic LX100 II Photo

Backscatter reviews the Panasonic LX100 II

Wetpixel sponsor Backscatter Underwater Photo and Video have posted an excellent review of the underwater performance of the Panasonic LX100 mark II compact camera. The camera features a Micro 4/3 sensor, significantly larger than the 25 mm sensors on most high-performance compact cameras. The review notes that using wet lenses allows for a sufficient range of focal lengths and that the wide angle performance of the camera was found by the reviewers to be very good.

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May issue of X-Ray Magazine available Photo

May issue of X-Ray Magazine available

Issue 91 of X-Ray Magazine is available to download. The May 2019 edition features articles on Timor Leste, Guadalupe, Mexico, icebergs, cave diving at Bjur√§lraven and Scapa Flow. Fibonacci sequences in underwater photography are investigated in the underwater Photography column, along with the impact of flash photography on fish. Lastly a portfolio of Masayo Fukuda’s stunning paper sculptures of marine life.

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Isotta announces housing for LX15/LX10 Photo

Isotta announces housing for LX15/LX10

Isotta has announced their housing for the Panasonic LX15/LX10 compact camera. It features a flash window with the option of fiber optic triggering, an M126 port for vacuum or other accessories, along with an M67 thread on the lens port for attaching wet lenses.

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