Articles & News Tagged “News”


DxO releases OpticsPro 10 Photo

DxO releases OpticsPro 10

DxO has announced an upgrade to their OpticsPro image processing software. Version 10 features a “haze reduction” tool called ClearView, which could be an interesting tool underwater, as well as an upgraded version of their PRIME noise reduction process. OpticsPro 10 has improved its boot speed and will now also support DNG files, enhancing compatibility with Adobe’s products.

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Fstoppers reviews the Fotodiox Tough E-Mount Photo

Fstoppers reviews the Fotodiox Tough E-Mount

All Sony E-Mount cameras (apart from the a7S) are fitted with a 2 piece plastic and metal mount, which wears over time, causing “wobble” in lenses. Photodiode has recently released an aftermarket metal mount that can be fitted to Sony cameras. Fstoppers has published comprehensive review and guide to both the replacement of the stock mount with the Fotodiox one and to its subsequent performance. (Image from Fstoppers).

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Sony offers Pro Support to photographers Photo

Sony offers Pro Support to photographers

Sony has announced that it will offer a support package for professional photographers using Sony products. The benefits of the scheme include dedicated phone/email support, 3 day repair turnaround time with product loan options, free camera and/or lens maintenance, invitation to special events, in and outbound shipping costs and evaluation loaners.

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Shark Angels 2015 calendar available Photo

Shark Angels 2015 calendar available

Shark Angels has released their 2015 fund raising calendar. It features a monthly image of different sharks all taken by professional photographers as well as interesting shark facts. All proceeds will go towards funding Shark Angel’s projects worldwide.

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Article shows hope for coral reefs Photo

Article shows hope for coral reefs

The BBC Earth section has posted an extended article about coral regeneration after bleaching events. Entitled ” The corals that came back from the dead”, the article talks about the “Phoenix Effect” which was first described in 1992 by David Krupp. It describes a process whereby corals can regrow from a small fragment of life after a sea temperature rise. Up until now, this has been observed only in disk corals, but the articles cites Peter Mumby’s experience with Porites sp corals in Rangiroa lagoon, French Polynesia.

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INON unveils LF1100-W LED light Photo

INON unveils LF1100-W LED light

Inon has announced the LF1100-W LED light. The new light is the first wide version in the LF series with a maximum output of 1100 lumens and an angle of 85 degrees. The light uses 3 AA batteries. The light is native 5000K and can also be used as a dive light with its low mode setting.

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Ikelite announces housing for Canon G7 Photo

Ikelite announces housing for Canon G7

Ikelite has announced their new housing for the Canon PowerShot G7 X compact camera. Constructed of the company’s signature clear acrylic, the housing features 67mm accessory lens threads and two fiber optic ports. Alternatively, the housing can be teamed up with Ikelite’s own AF35 optical TTL strobe.

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