Flickr delays image deletions
Back in November, Flickr announced that they will delete images from free accounts that have over 1,000 images. USA Today reports that he deadline for this has just been extended until 12 March, due to “feedback from our members and complications some members experienced when downloading photos.” Flickr, now owned by Smugmug is offering an unlimited Pro account for $50/year or “simple tools” that allow users to download any of their content from the Flickr platform.
Job Opportunity: NAD-Lembeh Diving Resort
NAD-Lembeh Diving Resort in the wonderfully mucky Lembeh Strait, Indonesia is looking for a manager(s). The job description reads: Applicants should have an excellent diving ability (at a minimum Instructor level), appropriate underwater photography and video knowledge, people skills, the ability to manage and motivate our excellent staff, and a sense of humor.
Keldan Filters explained
Mike Bartick: Slugfest
In the next installment of his series, award-winning photographer Mike Bartick has written an extensive article about the recent Anilao slugfest, illustrated with his stunning images. The event added more species to the master list of species extant in Anilao, bringing the number recorded to over 1,000. In his article, Mike also shares a primer about nudibranch behavior and some tips on how to find and photograph these charismatic animals
Editorial: In the clearing stands a boxer
Happy Lunar New Year
Wetpixel wishes all those that are celebrating the Lunar New year, a very happy and joyous celebration. We hope that your festivities will be joyous and that the new year will bring you amazing images! May the Year of the Pig be a fantastic year for you.
Review: Wet Close Up Lenses
Wetpixel member and blogger Interceptor 121 aka Massimo Franzese has kindly shared a video review that he has recently carried out on a range of wet close up lenses with Micro 4/3 cameras. His results do have resonance with other camera types too. In this report, he has tested the Inon UCL67 and Inon UCL90 along with the Nauticam CMC 1 and CMC 2.
Video: One Breath around the World by Guillaume Néry
Freediver and performer Guillaume Néry has released his latest short film. Entitled One Breath Around The World it documents his project of the same name. He describes it: “It is a kind of a freediving World Tour that brings them to discover exceptional sites of our blue planet and meet people or animals as exceptional.”
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