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Paper studies inter octopus asphyxiation Photo

Paper studies inter octopus asphyxiation

A new paper by Christine Huffard and Mike Bartick has been published in the journal Molluscan Research. Entitled “Wild Wunderpus photogenicus and Octopus cyanea employ asphyxiating ‘constricting’ in interactions with other octopuses, it catalogs several instances in which “aggressive constriction” has been seen in an instance of apparent sexual cannibalism and in an attempt to eliminate a competitor for a food source.

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Photography bundle deal available Photo

Photography bundle deal available

There is a pretty amazing deal available for the next twenty or so hours on 5daydeal.com. Although not underwater specific, each bundle consists of over 70 hours of photography tutorials, 300 PS actions, 15 eBooks and 500 creative textures, all from leading photographers, valued at over $2,000 dollars. The cost of the package is $89.

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Call for entries: Beneath the SEA 2015 Photo

Call for entries: Beneath the SEA 2015

The Beneath the SEA International (BTS) Imaging Competition 2015 is calling for entries. It offers many categories, including the Stan Waterman Award for Excellence in Underwater Videography, the David Doubilet Award for Excellence in Underwater Photography and the Jim Church Award for Excellence in Underwater Creative Photography.

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Adobe announces Aperture to Lightroom plug-in Photo

Adobe announces Aperture to Lightroom plug-in

Adobe has announced the release of a Lightroom plug-in that imports Aperture Photo libraries into Lightroom. In addition, they are offering new Creative Cloud memberships a bonus of 3 months of membership to the KelbyOne training site, which has tutorials on switching from Aperture to Lightroom.

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Red Giant releases Offload Photo

Red Giant releases Offload

Red Giant has released Offload, a backup utility for media files. This allows the user to transfer video or image files from a card or drive, and to simultaneously make a copy to another location or drive. The software uses checksum to ensure that all information has been completely and correctly transferred.

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The most viral GoPro photo to date is of a Great White Shark Photo

The most viral GoPro photo to date is of a Great White Shark

Elementary school teacher and South Africa shark tour intern, Amanda Brewer recently shot the most viral GoPro photo to date. The image is of a Great White Shark emerging from the water outside of a shark cage. The capture was selected as one of GoPro’s Photos of the Day, and went viral from there.

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NOAA uses drone to study orcas Photo

NOAA uses drone to study orcas

NOAA has teamed up with the Vancouver Aquarium to capture aerial images of a group of Northern Resident orcas in British Columbia with a UAV. This population is threatened and feeds on salmon in the area, which is in itself threatened. (Photo credit: NOAA, Vancouver Aquarium.)

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Recsea announces CWS housings for Sony RX100 series Photo

Recsea announces CWS housings for Sony RX100 series

Recsea has announced the release of their CWS housings for the Sony RX100 and RX100 II. Both are manufactured from machined POM and acrylic, giving a lower price point than aluminum equivalents. Recsea will also offer up/downgrade kits so that users can switch between RX100 and RX100 II cameras in the same housing.

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