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RED announces Helium sensor Photo

RED announces Helium sensor

RED Digital Cinema has announced a new 8K sensor which it is calling Helium. At 29.9x15.77mm it is much smaller than the current Dragon sensor, which measures 40.96x21.6mm, but both sensors have 8192x4320 pixels. The new sensor will be available for the existing Weapon camera and a new camera, the Epic-W, will be designed around it in the future. The Helium sensor’s size will give greater lens compatibility.

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Underwater microscope documents coral behaviour Photo

Underwater microscope documents coral behaviour

A paper in the journal Nature Communications reports on the results of Benthic Underwater Microscope (BUM). The device, designed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography was deployed in the Gulf of Eilat and produced imagery of corals apparently “embracing” and turf wars between coral polyps. The microscope was also able to capture recently bleached living coral being colonised by algae when it was used at Maui, Hawaii.

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Vote for the Lembeh Resort calendar competition 2017 Photo

Vote for the Lembeh Resort calendar competition 2017

It is time for the annual Lembeh Resort calendar competition. The annual competition has a twist from many other underwater photography competitions in that the submissions are entirely from local Lembeh dive guides, usually the ones assisting and helping to get those amazing images that are synonymous with diving Lembeh Strait.

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Octospot action camera is waterproof to 200 meters Photo

Octospot action camera is waterproof to 200 meters

The Octospot is a new waterproof action camera on the market. The camera is self contained in its own waterproof housing and shoots 4k video. It is waterproof to a depth of 200 meters (656 feet) and white balances automatically with depth.

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Issue 23 of Anima Mundi available Photo

Issue 23 of Anima Mundi available

Issue 23 of Anima Mundi magazine is now available to download. Articles in the July issue feature the golden pit vipers of Assam, lemurs in Madagascar’s Ranomafana Park, Namibian flamingos, blue-tailed bee eaters and a new frog species from the Ecuadorian Chocò.

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Acquapazza announces housing for Sony a6300 Photo

Acquapazza announces housing for Sony a6300

Acquapazza has announced their housing for the Sony a6300 mirrorless camera. It features an angled LCD window, a large port opening for compatibility with “fat” bodied lenses (including Zeiss e mount), manual focus gears and the option of both power zoom and manual focus with the Sony 16-50mm power zoom.

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Issue 91 of UwP magazine is available to download Photo

Issue 91 of UwP magazine is available to download

Issue 91 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. It contains articles about macro etiquette, fluo lighting and cave photography as well as reviews of the Pelican 1535 case, the Sony a6300 and Glowdive strobe diffusers. Monaco is featured as a destination along with marine life articles about Bimini and Cat Island’s sharks and seahorses and pipefish.

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