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Sony offers Pro Support to photographers Photo

Sony offers Pro Support to photographers

Sony has announced that it will offer a support package for professional photographers using Sony products. The benefits of the scheme include dedicated phone/email support, 3 day repair turnaround time with product loan options, free camera and/or lens maintenance, invitation to special events, in and outbound shipping costs and evaluation loaners.

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Shark Angels 2015 calendar available Photo

Shark Angels 2015 calendar available

Shark Angels has released their 2015 fund raising calendar. It features a monthly image of different sharks all taken by professional photographers as well as interesting shark facts. All proceeds will go towards funding Shark Angel’s projects worldwide.

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Article shows hope for coral reefs Photo

Article shows hope for coral reefs

The BBC Earth section has posted an extended article about coral regeneration after bleaching events. Entitled ” The corals that came back from the dead”, the article talks about the “Phoenix Effect” which was first described in 1992 by David Krupp. It describes a process whereby corals can regrow from a small fragment of life after a sea temperature rise. Up until now, this has been observed only in disk corals, but the articles cites Peter Mumby’s experience with Porites sp corals in Rangiroa lagoon, French Polynesia.

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INON unveils LF1100-W LED light Photo

INON unveils LF1100-W LED light

Inon has announced the LF1100-W LED light. The new light is the first wide version in the LF series with a maximum output of 1100 lumens and an angle of 85 degrees. The light uses 3 AA batteries. The light is native 5000K and can also be used as a dive light with its low mode setting.

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Ikelite announces housing for Canon G7 Photo

Ikelite announces housing for Canon G7

Ikelite has announced their new housing for the Canon PowerShot G7 X compact camera. Constructed of the company’s signature clear acrylic, the housing features 67mm accessory lens threads and two fiber optic ports. Alternatively, the housing can be teamed up with Ikelite’s own AF35 optical TTL strobe.

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Report: El Hierro Fotosub Photo

Report: El Hierro Fotosub

The El Hierro Fotosub contest was held from 11 to 19 October on the island of El Hierro, Spain. Photosub contests are “splash in” style contests that concentrate on the images that are produced in camera. Carlos Villoch writes that “the winning team was led by last year’s CMAS Spain Champion Marc Gimenez with the second placed team led by CMAS World Champion David Barrio.

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Canon announces EOS C100 Mark II Photo

Canon announces EOS C100 Mark II

Canon has announced the second generation of its EOS C100 digital video camera. It features AVCHD and MP4 1920x1080/60p recording, uncompressed YCbCr output from HDMI, a 3.5-inch 1.23 megapixel OLED display panel, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and the new DIGIC DV4 image processor.

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