Late availability: Bahamas tigers, hammerheads and dolphins
We have a very few spaces available on our 2016 Bahamas shark trips. We will be diving with hammerheads and dolphins in Bimini from 4 to 9 March and then tiger, lemon and Caribbean reef sharks at Tiger Beach from 9-14 March. These venues provide the most amazing photographic opportunities and an underwater experience that you will never forget!
Call for entries: Madrid Dive Travel Show 2016
Buceo Ibérico along with the 2016 Dive Travel Show event in Madrid, Spain is calling for entries to its contest. It is offering a general contest in which entrants are invited to submit their top 3 images, along with specific categories for artistic imagery and images from the Canary Islands. There is no entry fee and prizes include equipment and dive packages. The deadline for submission is 21 January.
Nauticam ships housing for Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Nauticam are shipping their housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II. The NA-EM10II features a locking camera mount tray, a shutter release extension that allows the shutter to be triggered from the tray handles and integrated circuitry for Nauticam’s vacuum monitoring system. Nauticam offers port support for 20 micro 4/3s lenses.
Great white shark predatory behavior captured by underwater drone
Book: Reflections from the Past by David Salvatori
Underwater photographer David Salvatori’s book about the Capodacqua Lake in Central Italy has been published. The lake is situated in beautiful scenery, crystal clear water and several submerged middle-age ruins.
Borneo from Below: Death by Plastic
The weekly web show, Borneo from Below, has published their latest episode online. This week features Bertie investigating the impact plastic has on our oceans indirectly and directly, in a sad occurrence of a deceased pilot whale whose stomach is filled with plastic garbage.
Pete Atkinson publishes ebook about diving and sailing in Polynesia
Pete Atkinson has published an ebook about his adventures above and below the surface while sailing around the South Pacific. In order to finance this, he earned a living taking pictures and having stories and his imagery published in diving and sailing magazines.
MBARI launches Deep-Sea Guide
The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) has launched their Deep-Sea Guide. This gives access to the Institute’s database of 25 years worth of deep-sea ROV observations, which has not previously been open to the public. The database and its Video Annotation and Reference System software can be used to search for creatures via common or taxonomic names as well as data about occurrence, images of creatures and references.
- Jack W. Lavanchy awarded EUF Honorary Vice President title (via African Diver)
- Mapping the world’s vertebrates (via BBC)
- In pictures: Celebrating ecology (via BBC)
- Our World Underwater and DEEP Indonesia (via African Diver)
- New product - the Quikpod (via African Diver)
- Dolphin therapy and swimming with dolphins (via African Diver)
- Bull shark research in Mozambique - 3 Fathoms (via African Diver)
- Dive China 2013 (via African Diver)
- Conservation in Mozambique - Eyes on the Horizon (via African Diver)
- DRT Show - World-class DIVING, RESORT & TRAVEL EXPO on December… (via African Diver)