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Scubacam Singapore relocates Photo

Scubacam Singapore relocates

Singapore’s emporium of fine photographic equipment, Scubacam, has moved premises. The new shop is at 114 Lavender Street, CT Hub2 #05-52, Singapore, 338729. David and Sanah are busy moving and unpacking at the moment, but plan to be back to normal service very soon.

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Leonardo diCaprio’s new film on Climate Change: Before the Flood Photo

Leonardo diCaprio’s new film on Climate Change: Before the Flood

Academy award winner and ocean advocate Leonardo diCaprio’s latest film, Before the Flood, focuses on the subject of climate change. The documentary follows diCaprio as he travels around the world chronicling the dangers of climate change. diCaprio collaborated with director Fisher Stevens, of the 2009 Oscar winning film The Cove, on the making of the film.

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Nauticam ships Compact Macro Converter version 2 Photo

Nauticam ships Compact Macro Converter version 2

Nauticam are shipping version 2 of their Compact Macro Converter (CMC). It is designed to enhance the sharpness, autofocus and contrast of compact cameras housed with flat ports without the extreme magnification of the CMC version 1. The lens is designed for water contact and is constructed of specially formulated low dispersion optical grade glass with broadband anti-reflective coatings.

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Introducing Secrets of the Seas by Alex Mustard and Callum Roberts Photo

Introducing Secrets of the Seas by Alex Mustard and Callum Roberts

Wetpixel Associate Editor Alex Mustard has teamed up with marine scientist and author Callum Roberts to present a “visual celebration of the life within and beneath the world’s seas and oceans” in their new book: Secrets of the Seas. Each chapter features a 1500 word essay about the challenges facing the marine environment and tales of “oceanography, marine life and human history”.

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Shark attack survivor, advocate and underwater photographer Photo

Shark attack survivor, advocate and underwater photographer

Mike Coots was just 18 years old when he lost his leg during a shark attack in Hawaii. While the obvious next step might be to never return to the water again, Coots has become an advocate for sharks as well as a professional photographer and accomplished underwater photographer. His passion for the ocean predator comes through on his wildly popular Instagram account.

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Inon announces Z Mount Adaptor Photo

Inon announces Z Mount Adaptor

Inon has announced the Z Adaptor MV 1/4-20 UNC. This allows a ball to be attached to a standard tripod fitting on a camera or housing. In addition, the comoan has released a series of adaptor screws that allow the Z Adaptor to be used with their Mount and Lens Adaptor bases.

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Panasonic announces HC-X1 4K Camcorder Photo

Panasonic announces HC-X1 4K Camcorder

Panasonic has announced the HC-X1 4K camcorder. It features a 24mm zoom lens billed as the “widest in the industry for a camcorder with integrated lens”. It has a 1 inch sensor and can record 4K at 24p and UHD or HD at 60p/50p. In HD, it will support a variable frame rate from 2 to 60fps. The HC-X1’s supported recording formats are MOV, MP4 and AVCHD to two internal SD card drives.

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