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Scientists capture video of a deep sea fish with “feet” Photo

Scientists capture video of a deep sea fish with “feet”

During NOAA’s Okeanos exploration of the Mona Canyon off the coast of Puerto Rico during the Oceano Profundo a deep sea fish was filmed walking along the bottom. The Pink Frogmouth, Chaunax pictus, is a type of anglerfish that uses modified fins to “walk” across the seafloor.

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Nikon replaces older batteries for D500 owners Photo

Nikon replaces older batteries for D500 owners

Nikon are offering a free battery exchange for D500 owners that are have EN-EL15 batteries that were made prior to summer 2013. The camera dose not provide an accurate battery life indicator with the older batteries. The older versions are marked as “Li-ion01” whilst the newer are “Li-ion20”.

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BBC offers wildlife camera operator bursary Photo

BBC offers wildlife camera operator bursary

The BBC is offering a bursary to “develop an emerging camera operator”. The successful applicant will work alongside wildlife camera operators and program makers during the filming of the next big BBC Natural History Unit production; Seven Worlds.

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Inon announces X-2 Lanyard Kit Photo

Inon announces X-2 Lanyard Kit

Inon has announced details of their lanyard plates for the X-2 housing. The set consists of two plates, mounting bolts and rubber grommets. The holes in the plates allow the attachment of commercially available lanyards. The grommets prevent any metal to metal contact and its associated noise.

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Noodilab updates the Moby lens to Moby Plus Photo

Noodilab updates the Moby lens to Moby Plus

Noodilab has announced that they have discontinued their Moby lens and replaced it with the Moby Plus. The new lens featured three upgraded elements and it now offers a magnification of 3.8 times at its 31.5mm minimum working distance, and 2.4 times at its 48mm maximum working distance.

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Updates from the Lembeh Gulen Critter Shootout Photo

Updates from the Lembeh Gulen Critter Shootout

Today is the last shooting day for the Critter Shootout in Lembeh, Indonesia and Gulen, Norway. The final of three competitions, today’s subject is fish. Competitors in Lembeh have completed their three 60-minute dives, edited their photos and submitted their selections to the competition. Norway is still diving and will submit their images at 10pm CEST for public voting. Please check back for the link and to vote for your favorite image. Please see Wetpixel’s reports from the previous days too.

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Critter Shootout awards ceremonies Photo

Critter Shootout awards ceremonies

Congratulations to team Lembeh for taking gold in the 2016 Lembeh Gulen Critter Shootout. Once voting closed, scores were calculated and the teams from Norway and Indonesia were notified of the results. Each location participated in an award ceremony. Congratulations to everyone! The imagery was stunning.

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Critter Shootout 2016 winners Photo

Critter Shootout 2016 winners

Congratulations to team Lembeh for taking gold in the 2016 Lembeh Gulen Critter Shootout. Competitors from Lembeh, Indonesia and Gulen, Norway competed over three separate competition days in three separate underwater photography competition categories: nudibranchs, invertebrates and fish. After the first two competition days the teams were almost tied with Gulen’s lead. The Lembeh team pulled ahead after the public vote put them ahead overall after the fish competition round. Congratulations to all competitors, the image quality was outstanding overall!

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The Lembeh vs Gulen Shootout needs you Photo

The Lembeh vs Gulen Shootout needs you

Voting is now open in the third and final stage of the Lembeh vs Gulen Shootout. Both resorts are pretty much equal at present, so the final result is by no means certain for either. The final category is fish, and even if you chose not to vote, the gallery of images that has been put forward is simply amazing!

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