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Kodak Reintroduces Ektachrome film Photo

Kodak Reintroduces Ektachrome film

Kodak has announced that it will be producing Ektachrome still and motion picture film at its Rochester, New York factory over the next 12 months. Originally discontinued in 2012, it will be available in a Super 8 motion picture format and as a transparency still image film.

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Students find therapy in underwater photography Photo

Students find therapy in underwater photography

In 2010, teacher Ben Thwaits started the In A New Light nature photography program at Northwest Passage. The beauty of this story is that Northwest Passage is no ordinary school, it is a treatment program for young people battling mental illness, and the nature photography he teaches is not your average backyard nature photography, it is underwater photography.

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Canon announces new cameras at CES Photo

Canon announces new cameras at CES

At the CES Show in Las Vegas, Canon has so far announced an updated version of the G9 X compact camera, a “Video Creator” kit of the new camera bundled with an extra battery, a Manfrotto tripod and an SD card and 3 new Personal Camcorders.

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Panasonic announces the GH5 camera Photo

Panasonic announces the GH5 camera

Panasonic has announced the specifications of their LUMIX GH5 mirrorless camera at the CES Show. It has a 20.3 MP sensor with a new Venus image processor and a native ISO of up to 25,5600. It also offers a 6K 30 fps “burst mode” for action shots. Perhaps more notably, it offers video at 4K 60p/50p and 4K 30p with internal 4:2:2 10-bit recording.

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Ikelite announces vacuum kits Photo

Ikelite announces vacuum kits

Ikelite has released two vacuum leak check systems for their housings. Both are self install, one has a valve suitable for 1/2 inch holes and the other, 3/8 inch. The kits include a pump with a gauge and the necessary tubing. Ikelite is also offering all the parts separately.

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NOAA consults on oceanic whitetip protection Photo

NOAA consults on oceanic whitetip protection

NOAA has proposed that the oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) be offered protection by being listed as a “threatened species”. The proposal is currently open for public consultation, with comments being solicited electronically via the Federal Register announcement. The deadline for comments is 29 March 2017. Image from Shutterstock.

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Issue 94 of UwP Magazine available Photo

Issue 94 of UwP Magazine available

Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) has kicked off 2017 by releasing issue number 94. Featured are reviews of the Canon 1Dx MK11, Fantasea housings, and a revisitation of older home-built housings. In terms of life, Jack Perks highlights UK freshwater fishes while the locations visited are the Poor Knights in New Zealand and Paim Beach, Florida. Parting Shots are by Alex Mustard and Dan Bolt.

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Nauticam announces housing for Hassleblad H4D and H3D Photo

Nauticam announces housing for Hassleblad H4D and H3D

Nauticam has announced their NA-H4D housing for the Hasselblad H4D/H3D digital medium format camera systems. It features Nauticam’s two stage shutter release, A customizable lever on the right hands side for AEL or focus functions and multi direction pad on the left for image browsing and menu function access.

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New Year’s greetings to the Wetpixel Community Photo

New Year’s greetings to the Wetpixel Community

All off us at Wetpixel wish everyone celebrating the Gregorian New Year a very happy New Year. 2016 has been another amazing year in the Wetpixel community largely due to the amazing willingness of people to share their skills, time and experience so freely. May 2017 bring you amazing encounters, hassle free travel, phenomenal light and safe diving!

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