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Gates Underwater Products Announces New F707 Housing

San Diego, California - July 9th, 2002 - Gates Underwater Products today announces the new F707 housing specifically designed for the Sony F707 5 megapixel digital still camera. Rich with features found only on higher-end systems, the F707 housing from Gates is designed for both the professional and recreational underwater photographer.

Professionals will appreciate access to all key camera functions on the F707 housing, including manual focus, white balance, auto exposure lock, and complete exposure control in shutter priority, aperture priority and manual modes. For the

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L&M Releases Photo of Tetra 5000

Light & Motion has released a photo of their new Tetra housing for the Nikon Coolpix 5000 camera. The new housing model has a design based on the successful previous Tetra offering for the Olympus Cameras. Unique features include the ROC strobe controller and a moisture alarm.

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Whatever Happened to the Spiegel Grove?

A couple months ago when the national media reported on the botched Spiegel Grove sinking off Florida, they of course never followed up to let us know how the story ended. The huge ship finally ended up on its side at the bottom, not exactly the original plan, but still offering some great sport diving. When the ship began to sink, Victor Gircys of http://www.underwaterporthole.com was nearby with his Canon s300 digital camera and was able to record the premature sinking. Victor's sinking sequence are the only photos taken from a boat.

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DigiDeep Website Launch

DigiDeep is the name of a new Underwater Digital Photography website that recently joined wetpixel.com on the internet. The Germany-based site, maintained by Andreas Voeltz and Lars Kirchhhoff, features a photo of the week, as well as the most comprehensive underwater digital equipment list found anywhere.

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