Articles & News Tagged “News”


Ikelite ships housing for EOS M6 Photo

Ikelite ships housing for EOS M6

Ikelite are shipping their housing for the Canon EOS M6 mirrorless camera. Constructed of white ABS-PC, the housing features an updates shutter lever and the “*” button is located under a thumb lever. The housing’s push buttons have been redesigned and the video record is anodized red to increase its visibility.

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NUPG announces newcomer splash-in Photo

NUPG announces newcomer splash-in

The Northern Underwater Photographic Group (NUPG) are holding a Splash-In event for newcomers to underwater photography, at Capernwray, Near Lancaster, UK on 23 September. Entry is free and open to non members, with each individual able to submit 2 images.

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Nikon announces the D850 Full Frame SLR camera Photo

Nikon announces the D850 Full Frame SLR camera

Nikon has released the details of the new D850 FX SLR. It features a 45.7-megapixel CMOS sensor married to the EXPEED 5 processing engine. This gives a native ISO range of 64 to 25,600 and a frame rate of 7fps. Autofocus is the 153-point, Multi-Cam 20K systems from the D5/500 and the camera captures full frame 4K UHD at 24/30fps. There is a thread on the Wetpixel forum discussing the new camera.

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Paul Allen finds USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea Photo

Paul Allen finds USS Indianapolis in Philippine Sea

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, and a search team from the Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) in Washington D.C. found the resting place of the USS Indianapolis last saturday. The wreck is considered the “last great naval tragedy” of World War II. It was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine and came to rest more than 18,000 feet below the surface of the Philippine Sea.

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Results of Ocean Views 2017 announced Photo

Results of Ocean Views 2017 announced

The results of the 2017 Ocean Views imaging contest have been announced. Rather than existing as a stand alone, the competition has been incorporated into the Windland Smith Rice International Awards as a category. A gallery of all the winning and highly honored images has been posted, along with two bonus galleries (1)(2) of images that “* are too stunning to miss*.” Congratulations to overall winner Andy Sallmon and to all the members of the Wetpixel community that are among the placings.

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Pink dolphin spotted off Louisiana coast Photo

Pink dolphin spotted off Louisiana coast

An entirely pink dolphin, known at “Pinky”, has been spotted off the coast of Louisiana. The dolphin was originally spotted in 2007, but hasn’t been photographed since then. This most recent sighting was in Calcasieu Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana by Bridget Boudreaux, who also stated that she two pink dolphins that day. Scientists think the pink coloration may be more than just albinism, as all white dolphins have been seen before, it may be a genetic mutation.

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