Wetpixel May/June 2004 Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the May/June 2004 Wetpixel Official Photo Contest!

The May/June contest was very, very close, and many of the entries we received were excellent. In fact, the winning entries were so close that we had to resolve 2nd and 3rd place by a third-party tie-break.

The Winners:

1st Place
: Mastigias Jellyfish - Mike Veitch (TahitiMike)

2nd Place
: Reef Squid Predation - Andy Heath (Andy H)

3rd Place
: bavosa nel buco - Francesco Visintin (france_vis)

This contest would not be possible without generous support from contest sponsors and our jury of judges.

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DEMA 2004 Show Report Photo

DEMA 2004 Show Report

I've finally finished Wetpixel's DEMA 2004 Show Report, and am just about ready to pass out.

James Wiseman, Craig Jones, and I spent four days scouring the show floor for new digital still and video products, and in the show report are descriptive text and nearly 300 images of the digital products that were featured.

Please let me know if you have any corrections and/or additions to the content!

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Wetpixel at DEMA 2004 Photo

Wetpixel at DEMA 2004

Houston TX - Oct 2004
Wetpixel administrators Eric Cheng, Craig Jones, and James Wiseman are in town through Oct 16th to attend this years DEMA diving expo.  Check back after the show to learn about this years new and exciting underwater photography equipment developments.

Update from Eric: It's 3:42AM, and I'm cranking away! Expect the update soon (tomorrow?).

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Sea & Sea YS-55TTL/E Strobe Photo

Sea & Sea YS-55TTL/E Strobe

Sea & Sea has announced the new YS-55TTL/E strobe, which is "the YS-55TTL/E is the first E-TTL-compatible YS-series strobe designed for both Canon digital SLR cameras and compact digital cameras. E-TTL photography (available on Canon digital SLR cameras) allows electronic through-the-lens flash metering in digital photography, automatically providing just the right amount of light for perfect subject exposure." Continue reading for the press release.

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Eric Cheng to speak at NCUPS on Friday

This is a quick note to inform you that I will be speaking at this Friday's NCUPS meeting in Fort Mason (Room C-370) in San Francisco. I'll be bringing some large lightjet prints made from Canon 1Ds and Canon D60 images, and will speak generally about the history of underwater digital imaging (from a consumer standpoint) and a bit on the additional workflow required to get digital images to print and on the web.

The talk starts at 8pm, but "social time" begins at 7:30pm.

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