UwP Magazine issue 99 is available
Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) issue number 99 is now available to download. Featured in this issue are articles about the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II and ER14 housing, Nauticam WACP, Gladius drone, lion fish, Blue Heron Bridge and orcas.
Show report: DEMA 2017
The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) hosts the world largest diving trade only show. For 2017, this is being held at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida over 1 to 4 November. Wetpixel reports “live” from the event every year, to try and bring a flavour of the show to those that cannot attend. We will be adding daily updates so please keep checking back
Gates announces Pro Explore housing
Gates Underwater Products has announced their new Pro Explore housing. Designed for the RED DSMC2 platform, it offer wide battery and lens compatibility in a light weight and traveL friendly design.
Achtel Pty announces Vanquish Weapon housing
Pawel Achtel ACS has announced the Vanquish Weapon housing for the RED Weapon camera. Designed for 8K imaging, it uses Nikonos optics and has an onboard OLED monitor that displays feedback from environmental sensors. Constructed of coated titanium, it weighs 4.5 kg and can be taken onto aircraft as a carry on.
The first underwater restaurant in Europe to open in Norway
Europe’s first underwater restaurant is slated to open early next year in Norway. The restaurant will seat 100 people and is located in Båly, a town on the south coast of Norway. The building is modern and appears to be tipping into the water with a large panoramic window that will allow diners to view the abundant underwater life. The restaurant will focus on local cuisine.
Video: Lembeh Tips and Techniques
NAD Lembeh has posted a short film listing some do’s and don’ts for muck diving in the Lembeh Straits. Filmed by Sonja Geier, it is also being translated into Indonesian and acts as a salutary reminder for all divers on how they should interact with the marine environment.
DxO acquires the Nik Collection
DxO has purchased the Nik Collection assets from Google. The new owner plans to continue to offer the existing Nik Collection as free plugins, but will be developing new versions for release in mid-2018. The company has already incorporated Nik’s U Point technology into their new PhotoLab (previously DxO OpticsPro) RAW conversion software. The existing Nik Collection can be downloaded after supplying an email address.
Ikelite ships housing for Nikon D850
Ikelite are shipping their housing for the Nikon D850. It features Ikelite’s new Dry Lock (DL) port system and ships with a vacuum valve. Electronic flash triggering is available, with TTL control with the addition of a circuit, hotshoe and Ikelite DS series strobes. Other strobes can be electrically triggered in manual mode. The housing is constructed of Ikelite’s proprietary white ABS-PC.
- Giant millipede habitat threat (via BBC)
- Wildlife photographer awards 2012 (via BBC)
- Beaches closed after sharks attack whale carcass (via African Diver)
- Microchips for northern dormice (via BBC)
- In pictures: Marine microworlds (via BBC)
- DIVEMAG English Issue 05 (via )
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