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Actor Adrian Grenier visits Mission 31 Aquarius habitat Photo

Actor Adrian Grenier visits Mission 31 Aquarius habitat

Actor and Filmmaker, Adrian Grenier scuba dives and visits Aquarius Reef Base during Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31. In addition to his acting and filmmaking career, Adrian is an ocean advocate and regularly contributes to causes and organizations supporting the world’s oceans.

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Seawalls: Murals for Oceans by PangeaSeed Photo

Seawalls: Murals for Oceans by PangeaSeed

PangeaSeed, an international nonprofit that aims to connect people to the ocean through art, is sending several well known street artists to Isla Mujeres this summer for the annual whale shark aggregation to swim with sharks and then create an inspiring mural as part of its Sea Walls project.

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Nikon announces the D810 SLR Photo

Nikon announces the D810 SLR

Nikon has announced the D810 SLR. The camera features a new 36.3 megapixel FX-format (7360 x 4912 resolution) CMOS sensor, AF via the Multi-Cam 3500-FX AF sensor module and the EXPEED 4 image processing engine. These means that, compared with the D800, the camera has improved ISO performance, faster and more accurate AF and a faster frame rate.

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New paper on “Disco Clams” Photo

New paper on “Disco Clams”

A new paper published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface explains how the Ctenoides ales file clam, aka the “Disco Clam”, uses silica micro-structures to reflect light. Traditional explanations for the light revolved around bioluminescence. (Image from Shutterstock)

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Final call: NCUPS contests 2014 Photo

Final call: NCUPS contests 2014

The Northern California Underwater Photographic Society (NCUPS) is making a final call for entries to the SEA International Underwater Photo and Video Competition and the Bob Commer Award of Excellence in Underwater Photography. The deadline for entries is 30 June.

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Interview with Benjamin Von Wong Photo

Interview with Benjamin Von Wong

Exclusive Wetpixel interview with Benjamin Von Wong. His recent images of models underwater on a shipwreck in Bali have recently gone viral. We caught up with him to ask him some behind the scenes questions and other noteworthy insights into his surreal photography.

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Video: Rare all white humpback whale spotted Photo

Video: Rare all white humpback whale spotted

The albino humpback whale, nicknamed “Migaloo”, was spotted on June 19th off the Green Cape in New South Wales, Australia. The whale has been spotted before and is believed to be approximately 26 to 28 years old.

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Watch Mission 31 livefeed here Photo

Watch Mission 31 livefeed here

Fabien Cousteau’s Mission 31 will coincide with the 50th anniversary of his grandfather, Jacques Cousteau, living underwater for 30 days in the Red Sea aboard the Conshelf Two. Fabien’s Mission will emulate his grandfather’s endeavor and add one extra day.

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Adobe releases updates to Creative Cloud Photo

Adobe releases updates to Creative Cloud

In a release billed as being the “largest software release since CS6”, Adobe has announced updates to all 14 Creative Cloud (CC) applications. In addition, the company has released 4 new mobile apps for use on mobile devices. Lightroom has also been updated to version 5.5 and Lightroom Mobile to 1.1.

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