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Fantasea releases bayonet lens mount system Photo

Fantasea releases bayonet lens mount system

Fantasea and AOI have announced a bayonet lens mounting system for their lenses. This features an M67 female adapter that mounts on the camera and two male adapters that fit on the companiy’s macro and wide angle lens adaptors. There is also a lens caddy that can be attached to a strobe arm. The bayonet mounts and dismounts with a quarter turn.

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Sealux announces housing for Sony FS7 Mark II Photo

Sealux announces housing for Sony FS7 Mark II

Sealux has announced their housing for the Sony FS7 4K Mark II camcorder. It offers the option of using Sony’s camera top display or an external monitor/recorder.The housing also has sufficient internal volume to allow the use of Metabones adaptors and large battery packs.

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Final Results: The Shootout 2018 Photo

Final Results: The Shootout 2018

The public voting for the third and final round of The Shootout has now finished and the final results are now tabulated. It was a nail-biting finish but Team Gulen won the wide angle category. Overall, Team Lembeh were victorious while Gulen’s Galice Hoarau was the individual winner.

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Results for the Fish and Invertebrates round of The Shootout Photo

Results for the Fish and Invertebrates round of The Shootout

The Shootout 2018 kicked off on June 15th at both Lembeh Dive Resort in Indonesia and Gulen Dive Resort in Norway. The subject for the second of three rounds of photography was Fish and Invertebrates. Participants in both countries submitted their best images taken of Fish and Invertebrates during three dives and were then ranked by enthusiastic voters the world over.

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Results for the first round of the Shootout Photo

Results for the first round of the Shootout

The Shootout 2018 kicked off on June 15th at both Lembeh Dive Resort in Indonesia and Gulen Dive Resort in Norway. The subject for the first of three rounds of photography was nudibranchs. Participants in both countries submitted their best images taken of nudibranchs during three dives on June 17th and were then ranked by enthusiastic voters the world over.

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Inon announces underwater tripod system Photo

Inon announces underwater tripod system

Inon has released details of their new underwater tripod system. Designed to be modular, the tripod consists of a “Tripod Hub” that can have a variety of legs, ferrules, shoe mounts or the new “UW Pan head” attached to it. The latter is a specific 3-way ballhead specifically designed differ underwater use.

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Large food service company bans plastic straws at more than 1,000 locations Photo

Large food service company bans plastic straws at more than 1,000 locations

A large food service management company, Bon Appetit Foods, has banned plastic straws in its more than 1,000 locations across the United States. Bon Appetit runs restaurants at locations such as museums, college campuses, ball parks, and other notable places. The company announced that it had purchased 16.8 million plastic straws in 2017 alone. The company will offer compostable straws as an alternative to the plastic version. Bon Appetit hopes to fully implement the ban by 2019.

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Alex Mustard is awarded an MBE Photo

Alex Mustard is awarded an MBE

Many congratulations to Wetpixel Associate Editor Alex Mustard who has been awarded the Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honors list for “services to underwater photography.”

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