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Florida policeman stops traffic to save turtle hatchlings Photo

Florida policeman stops traffic to save turtle hatchlings

Sarasota policeman Derek Conley was on patrol at 1 a.m. last Saturday when he found turtle hatchlings in a hotel parking lot. He and passers-by gathered them into a box and then released them into the water. The officer was forced to stop traffic several times in order to do so and he estimates that some 90-100 turtles were saved. (Image by Sarasota police)

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Nauticam releases the NA-V2 housing Photo

Nauticam releases the NA-V2 housing

Nauticam has announced the release of their housing for the Nikon 1 V2 mirrorless camera. The housing features access to both the camera’s control dials, and a switch that allows the user to switch between LCD screen and EVF viewfinder. The camera’s built-in pop up flash can control TTL strobe output via fiber optic ports.

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Image: Manta breach Photo

Image: Manta breach

Wetpixel moderator Shawn Heinrichs captured an amazing image of a breaching manta at Isla Mujeres, Mexico last week. He says: “Pretty intense when you witness it right in front of your face! I managed to grab a couple of frames with my Canon 1DX as it flew past.

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5 things more deadly than sharks Photo

5 things more deadly than sharks

Amidst the hype and hyperbole in Discovery’s Shark Week, it is perhaps important to remind ourselves about the real statistics of shark attack. One World One Ocean has compiled a short film listing various household items that are statistically more dangerous than sharks.

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Panasonic announces the LUMIX GX7 Photo

Panasonic announces the LUMIX GX7

Panasonic has announced the release of its LUMIX DMC-GX7 mirrorless camera. It features a new 16 megapixel Live MOS sensor with an ISO range of 125 to 25600 and a new fast AF system. It records 1,920 x 1,080 60p (60 Hz) / 50p (50 Hz) videos in AVCHD Progressive or MP4 (MPEG-4 / H.264) in P/A/S/M modes and has focus peaking to aid keeping video sharp

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