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OWU and DEEP 2018 contests are open for entries Photo

OWU and DEEP 2018 contests are open for entries

The flagship underwater imaging contests, the Underwater Competition Series, organized by founders DivePhotoGuide and Wetpixel, are now open for entries. Comprising the Our World Underwater Competition and the DEEP Indonesia Competition, there are over $100,000 worth of prizes up for grabs once again. The deadline for entries to Our World Underwater is 27 January, and for DEEP Indonesia, 10 February.

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Sylvia Earle and Drew Richardson Encourage Dive Community to Be a Force for Good Photo

Sylvia Earle and Drew Richardson Encourage Dive Community to Be a Force for Good

The annual DEMA show wrapped up this past weekend in Orlando, Florida after several days. Famed oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle and Drew Richardson, CEO of PADI, held a press event at the show to talk about the importance of divers to conserve the oceans they know and love. Mission Blue and PADI formed a partnership earlier this year to encourage divers to be a force for change.

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Panasonic announces the G9 mirrorless camera Photo

Panasonic announces the G9 mirrorless camera

Panasonic has announced their compact system G9 mirrorless camera. It features a 20.3 MP 4/3 sensor and a native ISO range of 200-25,600. Autofocus is via Panasonics Advanced DFD system that has 225 focus point and it has 5 axis image stabilzation. 4K 50/60p is available for 10 minutes recording time at full sensor width with no pixel binning. Lower frame rates and resolutions can be captured for 30 minutes.

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TRT Electronics announces the mobi TTL converter Photo

TRT Electronics announces the mobi TTL converter

TRT-Electronics has announced the availability of the mobi TTL electro-optical converter. It is designed to be attached anywhere within a housing using velcro. The mobi offers a brighter LED output than the original TRT units and is available in Nikon or Canon versions now with Sony and Olympus versions to be available soon.

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UwP Magazine issue 99 is available Photo

UwP Magazine issue 99 is available

Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) issue number 99 is now available to download. Featured in this issue are articles about the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II and ER14 housing, Nauticam WACP, Gladius drone, lion fish, Blue Heron Bridge and orcas.

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The first underwater restaurant in Europe to open in Norway Photo

The first underwater restaurant in Europe to open in Norway

Europe’s first underwater restaurant is slated to open early next year in Norway. The restaurant will seat 100 people and is located in Båly, a town on the south coast of Norway. The building is modern and appears to be tipping into the water with a large panoramic window that will allow diners to view the abundant underwater life. The restaurant will focus on local cuisine.

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DxO acquires the Nik Collection Photo

DxO acquires the Nik Collection

DxO has purchased the Nik Collection assets from Google. The new owner plans to continue to offer the existing Nik Collection as free plugins, but will be developing new versions for release in mid-2018. The company has already incorporated Nik’s U Point technology into their new PhotoLab (previously DxO OpticsPro) RAW conversion software. The existing Nik Collection can be downloaded after supplying an email address.

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