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Counting down: Our World Underwater 2016 Photo

Counting down: Our World Underwater 2016

Wetpixel and Dive Photo Guide’s Our World Underwater photo contest is approaching its final deadline for entries. The contest is one of the biggest and most respected underwater imaging competitions in the world, and the winners will share in over $10,000 worth of prizes. If you haven’t yet submitted your entries, now is the time to do so! The deadline for entries is 6 February.

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Call for entries: BigPicture 2016 Photo

Call for entries: BigPicture 2016

The BigPicture Natural World Photography Contest is calling for entries. There are numerous categories, including one for “Aquatic Life” and a portfolio contest on Coral Reefs. Entries are open now, and close on 31 March. There is a a discounted entry fee available until 14 February.

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Canon announces EOS 1D X Mark II Photo

Canon announces EOS 1D X Mark II

According to Canon Rumors, Canon has announced the EOS-1D X Mark II SLR camera. It has a 20.2MP sensor, with an ISO range of 100 to 51200. The autofocus features 61 points and Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Movie Servo AF. Video is available at 4K (4096 x 2160) at up to 60 fps.

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Behind the Shot: Konrad Malek Photo

Behind the Shot: Konrad Malek

Konrad Malek has shared a dramatic underwater shot of a diver in The Pit Cenote in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico on Wetpixel’s Facebook page. The photo got a lot of positive feedback and was shared over 100 times. So we asked Konrad to share with us how he got the shot.

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Olympus announces the PEN-F Photo

Olympus announces the PEN-F

Olympus has announced the PEN F mirrorless micro 4/3s camera. It features retro styling, based on the original PEN-F that was released in 1963. The new camera has a 20MP sensor, 5 axis image stabilization and a OLED viewfinder. It claims the fastest shutter release time of any compact and several AF modes.

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Borneo from Below: Episode 24 Photo

Borneo from Below: Episode 24

Episode 24 of Borneo from Below has been published online. This week they focus on a member of the Scuba Junkie team, Simon Lloyd, who is former police officer turned divemaster in Borneo.

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Adobe updates Lightroom to 6.4/CC 2015.4 Photo

Adobe updates Lightroom to 6.4/CC 2015.4

Adobe has launched a significant update to Lightroom. Version 6.4/CC 2015.4 significantly improves performance with editing updates being applied much more quickly and 1:1 previews being preemptively built. There has also been improvements to the Panorama Merge function (in CC version only) and the user can select the location that Lightroom Mobile images are stored in.

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Adobe launches the Lightroom Coffee Break Photo

Adobe launches the Lightroom Coffee Break

Adobe has announced a series of 60 second or less Lightroom mini tutorials highlighting key tips and techniques. Entitled the “Lightroom Coffee Break”, and being posted bi-monthly, each episode will be presented by longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde.

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