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21 illegal shark fishermen arrested in the Galapagos Marine Reserve Photo

21 illegal shark fishermen arrested in the Galapagos Marine Reserve

21 illegal shark fishermen were caught and arrested in the Galapagos Marine Reserve last week. Park rangers in the reserve spotted the suspicious vessel through their electronic surveillance. After chasing the main boat and six smaller vessels for a full twenty-four hours, eventually the rangers caught up and arrested all the crew, seized the vessels and recovered the catch.

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Tagged:galapagos, illegal fishing, news
Zeiss announces the Batis 18mm lens Photo

Zeiss announces the Batis 18mm lens

Zeiss has announced the Batis 2.8/18 full frame autofocus lens for Sony E-mount. Giving a 99° field of view and with a minimum focus range of 0.25 m ((9.8”) and a “Free Working distance” of 0.17 m ((6.7”), the lens may be suitable for use behind a dome port.

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Canon announces firmware updates to video products Photo

Canon announces firmware updates to video products

Canon has announced a series of firmware updates for its Cinema EOS, Hd video and 4K Reference Display products. Among the refinements are Canon Log3 and control enhancements for the C300 Mark II, control enhancements for the C100 Mark II and a new file formate for the XA35 and XA30 cameras.

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Adobe offers preview of new video editing features Photo

Adobe offers preview of new video editing features

Adobe has given a sneak preview of forthcoming enhancements to Premiere Pro and its other video apps. The new features focus on new media management, giving greater control over the ingest process. Premiere will work natively with 6K or 8K files and Premiere can automatically generate low res proxies on import, allowing editing on less powerful systems. The Lumetri color panel has been also been revised.

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Octopus escapes tank and finds way back to ocean Photo

Octopus escapes tank and finds way back to ocean

Inky the octopus, of New Zealand’s National Aquarium in Napier, gained instant celebrity when it was revealed that he escaped his tank, crawled across the aquarium floor, and made it to a discharge pipe to the Pacific ocean. Inky was already well known to the coastal city of Napier. He was rescued in 2004 after being caught and injured in a crayfish pot. In a public contest he was named Inky through popular vote.

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Tagged:inky, news, octopus escapes
Nauticam announces housing for Nikon D5 Photo

Nauticam announces housing for Nikon D5

Nauticam will be shipping their housing for the Nikon D5 SLR camera shortly. It features a new built-in opto-electrical converter that connects to the camera via a hotshoe and outputs via fiber optic bulkheads. Nauticam are also offering an optional converter that allows TTL flash metering. ISO adjustment is available via a lever on the right hand side, and there is access to Preview and assignable Function buttons 1 and 2.

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Indonesia blows up 23 foreign fishing vessels Photo

Indonesia blows up 23 foreign fishing vessels

One week ago, on tuesday April 5th, Indonesia’s Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Minister Susi Pudjiastuti gave a live stream order and simultaneously blew up 23 illegal fishing vessels in seven different locations around the country. The Indonesian government has stepped up efforts to keep illegal fishing vessels out of its waters in recent years.

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Tagged:fish poachers, indonesia, news
Recsea ships housing for G5 X Photo

Recsea ships housing for G5 X

Recsea are shipping their housing for the Canon G5 X camera. Constructed of aluminum, it features an interchangeable port system and access to both front and rear control dials. Recsea have added a new “Extended Half-Press Shutter Trigger”.

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