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PetaPixel features underwater images of plankton Photo

PetaPixel features underwater images of plankton

PetaPixel has featured the images of Japanese underwater photographer Ryo Minemizu. Minemizu’s images focus on microscopic plankton that rise to the surface during blackwater dives. The images are part of a solo exhibition entitled Jewels in the Night Sea that will be touring Japan later this year. The 40 images are featured and supported by Canon galleries in Japan.

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Florida declares state of emergency due to red tide Photo

Florida declares state of emergency due to red tide

Florida has declared a state of emergency due to the bloom of toxic red algae that has killed numerous animals and has affected tourism. Governor Scott promised $1.5 million in funds to help seven counties that stretches from Tampa to the Everglades. Animals killed and washed ashore have included fish, turtles, eels, porpoises, manatees, and one 26-foot whale shark. Difficulty breathing by humans is another little known symptom of red tides, due to blooms of Karenia brevis.

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DaVinci Resolve 15 available Photo

DaVinci Resolve 15 available

Version 15 of DaVinci Resolve is now out of beta and shipping. Available as a free upgrade for existing users and as a free or paid for version, Resolve 15 offers editing, visual effects, motion graphics, color correction and audio post-production software.

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Trailer for Sharkwater Extinction has been released Photo

Trailer for Sharkwater Extinction has been released

The trailer for the film Sharkwater Extinction has been released. The film is the project and legacy of filmmaker Rob Stewart, who tragically died in 2017. The release date for the documentary film is October 5th, 2018. The film is a follow-up to the 2006 film Sharkwater, which was written and directed by Stewart.

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Nikon re-registers Nikonos trademark Photo

Nikon re-registers Nikonos trademark

Wetpixel member Geo has kindly pointed out an interesting development from Nikon. Nikon Rumors notes that the company has just re-registered the trademark “NIKONOS.” This had expired in 2008. Of course, this may simply reflect an attempt to preserve apart of Nikon’s heritage, but equally, it may be a sign that the company is considering the underwater market in its product development plans.

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Full results of Think Pink Photo contest Photo

Full results of Think Pink Photo contest

The second annual THINK PINK photo contest has announced its results. The contest features images with the color pink in theme and proceeds are donated to breast cancer research organizations. Congratulations to winners Henley Spiers and Eduardo Arribada and to all those among the placings.

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Video: Episode 1 of Timor Leste From Below Photo

Video: Episode 1 of Timor Leste From Below

Episode One of the new web series, Timor Leste From Below, has been released. The series is the next in line from Scubazoo, the production company that also produced the scuba diving web series Borneo From Below. The series will consist of ten episodes and will feature different aspects of diving Timor Leste.

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