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Acquapazza announces housing for Sony a6300 Photo

Acquapazza announces housing for Sony a6300

Acquapazza has announced their housing for the Sony a6300 mirrorless camera. It features an angled LCD window, a large port opening for compatibility with “fat” bodied lenses (including Zeiss e mount), manual focus gears and the option of both power zoom and manual focus with the Sony 16-50mm power zoom.

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Issue 91 of UwP magazine is available to download Photo

Issue 91 of UwP magazine is available to download

Issue 91 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. It contains articles about macro etiquette, fluo lighting and cave photography as well as reviews of the Pelican 1535 case, the Sony a6300 and Glowdive strobe diffusers. Monaco is featured as a destination along with marine life articles about Bimini and Cat Island’s sharks and seahorses and pipefish.

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Subal announces housing for Nikon DF Photo

Subal announces housing for Nikon DF

Subal has announced that they will be releasing a housing for the NikonDF. The Subal NDF will have a maximum depth rating of 80m/262ft (120m/393ft version by request), will weigh 2.3kg/81lbs and will be “nearly neutral”.

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New features in Premiere Pro 2015.3 Photo

New features in Premiere Pro 2015.3

Wouter du Toit has written an excellent summary of the new features in the latest Premiere Pro release in Fstoppers. Version 2015.3 allows the use of lightweight proxies, editing during import, enhancements to the color panel with better white balance tools, VR support, direct publishing to social media and performance enhancements.

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Service Advisory: EOS 1-DX Mark 2 and SanDisk CFast cards Photo

Service Advisory: EOS 1-DX Mark 2 and SanDisk CFast cards

Canon has announced that when the EOS-1D X Mark II is used with some SanDisk CFast cards, image corruption can occur. The issue is card, rather than camera related and a work around is to shoot a few extra non-critical frames before powering the camera down. These may corrupt, but this will prevent and critical images for being harmed. Canon is considering releasing a firmware update to address the problem.

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Video: Dolphins swimming in bioluminescent waters Photo

Video: Dolphins swimming in bioluminescent waters

A video recently shared on Imgur shows dolphins bow riding at night. Sounds simple enough, but the video is shot without artificial light and shows the plankton being disturbed and bioluminescing, highlighting the dolphin forms as they swim and dive off the bow of a boat at night.

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Tagged:bioluminescent, dolphins, news
Using bioluminescent vomit to attract mates Photo

Using bioluminescent vomit to attract mates

Many underwater photographers have witnessed strings of what appear to be glowing beads while on night dives in the Caribbean. But, did you even wonder what they were? Turns out they are glowing streams of vomit from tiny shrimp-like ostracods used to attract females. Sounds gross, but looks enchanting. Image from [Shutterstock}(http://www.shutterstock.com/).

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Give ‘Em the Fin this week Photo

Give ‘Em the Fin this week

Sea Save are running a campaign encouraging people to give shark finning “the fin”. This asks people to upload images of themselves with a hand raised above their heads to a global mosaic on the Sea Save site. This will then go to the CITES congress in South Africa in September as an expression of public support for the protection of sharks.

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Tagged:give em the fin, news, sea save