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Canon announces 4 new compact models Photo

Canon announces 4 new compact models

Canon has announced 4 new compact cameras in its PowerShot range. Key new models for underwater use are the G16 and the S120. Both cameras feature improved AF performance and DIGIC 6 image processors with a 12.1-megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensors.

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RIP Captain Chris Senetra Photo

RIP Captain Chris Senetra

Some very sad news from Bird’s Underwater of Crystal River, Florida. Captain Chris Senetra died of a heart attack following an early morning manatee tour yesterday. For many visiting the area to swim, photograph and interact with the manatees, Captain Chris was a guide, expert and advocate. Our thoughts go out to her family and friends.

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RED CEO resigns Photo

RED CEO resigns

Jim Jannard, CEO and founder of RED has resigned and handed the company on to Jarred Land, the current president. Jannard announced his resignation in a post on the Reduser forum.

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Samy’s Camera ventures underwater Photo

Samy’s Camera ventures underwater

Photographic retailer Samy’s Camera is now offering a range of underwater housings and products. In addition to retail, Samy’s plans to offer underwater imaging related workshops, classes and trips.

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Nauticam releases the NA-Ninja 2 Photo

Nauticam releases the NA-Ninja 2

Nauticam is now shipping their housing for the Atomos Ninja 2 recorder/monitor. The housing uses touch screen controls to activate key controls including focus peaking, adjustable zebra, false color twin mode and blue-only exposure check. It is compatible with a wide range of cameras.

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How to love a whale shark Photo

How to love a whale shark

Scientific American has published an article about the impact of ecotourism with whale sharks. It evaluates whether the burgeoning trade in whale shark watching is of benefit to the animals themselves.

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