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The Ocean Cleanup System 001 has been launched in the San Francisco Bay Photo

The Ocean Cleanup System 001 has been launched in the San Francisco Bay

The Ocean Cleanup Project launched its first working system to the Pacific Ocean through the San Francisco Bay on September 8, 2018. The Ocean Cleanup Project is a nonprofit organization that is working on a solution to cleaning up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch using ocean currents. The organization was begun in 2013 by Boyan Slat. The Dutch based non-profit seeks to clean-up the GPGP in five years time.

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Tagged:garbage patch, news, ocean cleanup
PangeaSeed Sea Walls project underway in Bali Photo

PangeaSeed Sea Walls project underway in Bali

PangeaSeed Foundation has launched a Sea Walls project in Bali, Indonesia. The Sea Walls project features the work of local and international artists in stunning murals that serve to bring a voice to the oceans. The Bali edition is titled “Protect What You Love - Protect Your Island” and features the work of fifteen artists.

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Think Tank Photo announces Lens Case Duo series Photo

Think Tank Photo announces Lens Case Duo series

Think Tank Photo has announced the Lens Case Duo series of lens cases. Constructed with velocity nylon and high-density foam, the cases offer protection for lenses in transit and can be used as modular pouches on a belt, shoulder strap or gear bag. They have a zippered lid and side entry and are available in 6 sizes.

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Adobe Sneak Peak: Content Aware Fill revision Photo

Adobe Sneak Peak: Content Aware Fill revision

Adobe has released a sneak preview of a new content aware fill workflow that will be released in a Photoshop CC update soon. A new interface allows users to choose where the content aware fill is sampled from. In addition, the fill can be added in a new layer, creating a non destructive option. Lastly, the film can be rotated, scaled or mirrored to suit a particulate image’s needs.

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Tagged:content aware, news, photoshop cc
The Getty Family acquires Getty Images once again Photo

The Getty Family acquires Getty Images once again

The stock photo agency Getty Images is now owned, once again, by the Getty family. The stock photo agency was started in 1997 by Mark Getty and CEO Jonathan Klein. The agency was acquired in 2008 by private equity firm Hellman & Friedman. Then the company again traded hands in 2012 and was purchased by the Carlyle Group. Going full circle, the Getty family has purchased a majority stake in the company, all of Carlyle’s ownership, and “ongoing financial interest in the future growth”.

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Inon announces the D-200 strobe Photo

Inon announces the D-200 strobe

Inon will ship their D-200 strobe on 8 September. Intended as a mId range strobe, it offers a guide number of 20 and an 110° beam angle underwater. Powered by 2 flash tubes in a T shape, the strobe has a dome lens to spread the its output and can only be triggered optically.

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Canon announces EOS R System Photo

Canon announces EOS R System

Canon has formally announced their full frame mirrorless camera system featuring their new RF mount system. The first camera body, the EOS R, has a 30.3 MP CMOS sensor with a DIGIC 8 image processor. It has Dual Pixel AF and a native ISO range of 100 to 40,000. Recording is to a single SD card slot.

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Episode 4 of Timor-Leste From Below has been released Photo

Episode 4 of Timor-Leste From Below has been released

Episode 4 of the Scubazoo web series Timor-Leste from Below has been released. This episode focuses on the Wawata Topu, the mermaids of Timor-Leste. “In a small village in the back of beyond a team of ladies are challenging stereotypes. Taking to the ocean to collect clams, shells and to spear reef fish, Bertie goes to learn more about the Wawata Topu (women divers), the mermaids of Timor-Leste.

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