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Free diving in Raja Ampat Photo

Free diving in Raja Ampat

Due to medical circumstances, Wetpixel member Fred Bavendam has had to leave the Kri Eco Resort in Raja Ampat early. He has kindly offered his remaining time at the resort to any member of the Wetpixel community that is able to take advantage of it for free. You will need to get yourself to Sorong and the stay is from now through to 9 December. For more details, please see Fred’s post in the Wetpixel forum.

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Recsea releases housing for Canon EOS 7D Mark II Photo

Recsea releases housing for Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Recsea are shipping their housing for the Canon EOS 7D Mark II SLR. Constructed from aluminum, it has a rear control dial with a push button function. Recsea support a wide range of lenses and there are a range of accessories available, including the new Recsea Airlock Vacuum System RAV-S2.

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Call for entries: Our World Underwater and DEEP 2016 Photo

Call for entries: Our World Underwater and DEEP 2016

Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide are proud to announce that entries for the 2016 Our World Underwater and DEEP Indonesia contests are now open for entries. They represent the most sought-after awards in underwater imaging, and attract thousands of entries from around the globe, all vying for a share of the $10,000 prizes. Please head on over to the Underwater Competition site for contest details, rules, and entry procedures.

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Effort made to protect smelt when SF Bay Bridge was detonated Photo

Effort made to protect smelt when SF Bay Bridge was detonated

The largest pier of the old San Francisco Bay Bridge was detonated in a controlled explosion saturday. Caltrans imploded the upper portion of the pier with 22,000 pounds of dynamite at 7:17am, a time when officials hoped to take advantage of light traffic, slack tide and limited smelt. That’s right, a concerted effort was made to protect the endangered longfin smelt.

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Nikon confirms D5 plans Photo

Nikon confirms D5 plans

In a press release, Nikon USA has confirmed that it plans to launch a new FX format pro camera body. The D5: will offer professional photographers an even higher level of performance and image quality.” The specifications and launch date of the new camera have not yet been announced.

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Borneo from Below: Baby Turtle Volcano Photo

Borneo from Below: Baby Turtle Volcano

Borneo From Below has released episode 16 online. This week, Bertie is present to observe the hatching of a relocated nest of sea turtle eggs that he assisted in relocation. This week’s episode is titled, “Baby Turtle Volcano”.

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View from a Blue Moon premieres Photo

View from a Blue Moon premieres

Surfer John Florence and Director Blake Vincent Kueny are releasing the first surf film that has been filmed entirely in 4K resolution. “View from a Blue Moon” features footage of Florence and others surfing around the globe and has been described as “possibly the most exquisite surf movie ever made”.

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Adobe releases Lightroom 2015.3/6.3 Photo

Adobe releases Lightroom 2015.3/6.3

Adobe has released Lightroom version 2015.3/6.3. Included in this release is local dehaze adjustments and support for several compact and mirrorless cameras, as well as 48 new lenses. It also addresses a list of bugs that were introduced with the ill-fated 2015.2/6.2 release. Perhaps most pertinently, the familiar import experience has been restored, allowing users to continue with their existing workflows.

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