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Wildscreen adds Photo Story category to Panda Awards Photo

Wildscreen adds Photo Story category to Panda Awards

Wildscreen has announced that the 2018 Panda Awards will feature a category for “Photo Stories.” This is defined as a: Photo story of between six to ten images that have an aspect of the natural world as a central focus, with a narrative weaved between the images. The deadline for entries is 8 June 2018.

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Hawaiian Airlines educates visitors about adverse affects of sunscreen on corals Photo

Hawaiian Airlines educates visitors about adverse affects of sunscreen on corals

In a new in-flight campaign, Hawaiian Airlines is showing an 11-minute documentary about the adverse affects certain sunscreens have on coral reef health and well as distributing “reef safe” sunscreens to passengers of all North American Hawaii bound flights. Many sunscreens contain oxybenzone, or BP-3, a chemical known to harm juvenile corals in one drop to six and a half olympic sized swimming pools. The airline will also be selling full sized bottles of Raw Elements sunscreen at a discounted price through June.

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Ikelite announces housing for Panasonic G9 Photo

Ikelite announces housing for Panasonic G9

Ikelite has announced their housing for the Panasonic G9 micro four-thirds mirrorless digital camera. Featuring the company’s new Dry Lock port system, the housing also has curved levers for shutter and AF/AE Lock. It will ship with a vacuum port and the options of both manual and TTL flash control. The flash bulkhead has been moved to the top of the housing to ease cable routing.

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Anemone fish use more energy when host anemone bleaches Photo

Anemone fish use more energy when host anemone bleaches

In a study published today, scientists have shown that when anemones bleach, or expel their photosynthesizing algae, resident anemone fish suffer as well. The scientists were looking to prove if the fish suffer during times of stress for the host anemone, like when water temperature increases. Although anemones seem to rebound after bleaching events, the scientists proved the fish expend much more energy during bleaching events and produce significantly less offspring, although they could not prove why.

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MindShift Gear releases Exposure shoulder bags Photo

MindShift Gear releases Exposure shoulder bags

indShift Gear has announced 2 new shoulder bags designed outdoor (or underwater) photographers. The Exposure 13 can accommodate a 13” laptop, while the Exposure 15 can accommodate a 15” one. Both bags can be attached to a rolling bag’s handle and have numerous pockets for organizing camera and travel accessories.

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Atomos announces the Ninja V recorder/monitor Photo

Atomos announces the Ninja V recorder/monitor

Atomos has announced the Ninja V external recorder/monitor. It has a 5.2” 1000nit HDR monitor with histogram, false color and peaking along with other functions. The Ninja V records 4Kp60 10-bit video over HDMI 2.0 in Apple ProRes or Avid DNxHR direct to SSD drives. The design is light and compact, ideal for mirrorless and SLR cameras.

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Ichthyosaur bone may belong to largest animal to have ever lived Photo

Ichthyosaur bone may belong to largest animal to have ever lived

In a recently published study, scientists have described a prehistoric reptile that lived in the oceans and could potentially be the largest animal to have ever lived on earth. In the paper scientists describe an animal that belonged to a 3.2 foot long jawbone found in England. They believe the animal to have been 85-feet long, just shy of the largest animal to have ever lived on earth, the blue whale.

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