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Olympus announces OM-D E-M5 Mark II Photo

Olympus announces OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Olympus has announced the OM-D E-M5 Mark II mirrorless micro 4/3 camera. It features a redesigned 16 megapixel sensor with a 40 megapixel “high-resolution shot mode” that captures 8 images simultaneously and blends them together in camera. It has 5 axis stabilization and can shoot 1080 HD video at 60fps.

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CIPA publishes report into camera sales figures Photo

CIPA publishes report into camera sales figures

The Japanese Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) publishes an annual report of camera sales world wide and have just released the 2014 numbers. Of a total of 43 million units, SLR bodies accounted for 10.55 million (13.8 million in 2013) and mirrorless cameras 3.2 million (3.39 in 2013). The sales of compact cameras continues to fall rapidly, with shipments of 29 million units in 2014.

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Researchers voice concern over poisonous sea slugs Photo

Researchers voice concern over poisonous sea slugs

Researchers have voiced concern about a new species of neurotoxic side gilled seagull that are having a dramatic increase in population off the coast of Argentina. The new species, similar to Pleurobranchaea maculata (pictured above) which is found off Australia and New Zealand, has no predators, and is hence able to outcompete indigenous species. (Image by Heike W├Ągele & Annette Klussmann-Kolb)

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Manatee influx closes Three Sisters Spring Photo

Manatee influx closes Three Sisters Spring

An apparent combination of low tides and cold weather created an influx of over 300 manatees (Trichechus manatus) into Three Sisters Spring, Crystal River, Florida on Monday. This lead to the US Fish and Wildlife Service issuing a temporary closure (to the public) of Three Sisters Springs.

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Sea&Sea announces the MDX-D810 housing Photo

Sea&Sea announces the MDX-D810 housing

Sea&Sea has announced full details of their housing for the Nikon D810. The MDX-D810 is compatible with their Internal Optical YS converter and the new Fiber Optic cable II. It also features a zoom/focus gear that can be retracted in order to insert big diameter lenses.

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