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New underwater hotel room with a view Photo

New underwater hotel room with a view

A new resort off Pemba Island, East Africa offers guests their own private floating hotel room complete with an underwater room. The Manta Resort’s underwater room sits 13 feet below the surface and comes complete with plenty of windows for underwater viewing.

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Sealux releases housing for Canon XA20/XA25 Photo

Sealux releases housing for Canon XA20/XA25

Sealux has announced their new housing for the Canon HF G30, XA20 and XA25 cameras. The housing has a 4.3” rear mounted monitor and push buttons controlling all available camera options. The housing is supplied with a built-in close-up lens and color correction filter.

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New titles from New World Publications Photo

New titles from New World Publications

New World Publications has massively updated two of their seminal reference books about Reef Creatures and Reef Coral Identification for Florida, the Caribbean and Bahamas. Both new books have had significant numbers of new species added.

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Nauticam releases Super Macro Conversion lens Photo

Nauticam releases Super Macro Conversion lens

During the DEMA show last week, Nauticam were exhibiting a new Super Macro Conversion lens (SMC). The SMC utilises low dispersion optical grade glass lenses, specifically deigned and made for underwater use and gives a magnification factor of 2.3x. The minimum focus distance when using the lens is 50mm when used with a 105mm or 100mm lens

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Final call: Ocean Art 2013 Photo

Final call: Ocean Art 2013

The 2013 Ocean Art contest’s deadline for submissions is 14 November at 11:59 PST. Late entries will be accepted up until 17 November, however, the price for each entry rises to $12/photo.

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Wetpixel on Instagram Photo

Wetpixel on Instagram

Wetpixel is now on Instagram under the username Wetpixelgram. We launched our account at DEMA 2013 and can’t wait to get some underwater photos up. So, please follow us and tag #Wetpixel or @Wetpixelgram in your underwater images.

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Aquatica announces the A70D housing Photo

Aquatica announces the A70D housing

Aquatica has released details of their housing for the Canon EOS 70D. It features redesigned access to the Quick Command control, the AF-ON /* lever has been fitted fitted with a rotating collar and the ISO button is now activated with a lever. In addition, the new housing will ship with Aquatica’s new “Pressure Check” vacuum system.

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Ikelite announces housings for Canon G16 Photo

Ikelite announces housings for Canon G16

Ikelite has announced their new housing for the Canon Powershot G16 compact camera. It features Ikelite’s standard polycarbonate construction but is available in two versions, one featuring TTL strobe triggering (with Ikelite strobes) and the other, featuring fiber optic ports. The later housing is also significantly smaller than the TTL version.

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Light and Motion releases new video lights Photo

Light and Motion releases new video lights

Light and Motion has released two new video lights. The first, the SOLA 2100 has a 60° flood reflector and a maximum output of 2100 lumens. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Sola Video 2500 has 2500 lumens and a 90° reflector. Both run for between 1 and 4 hours depending on the output level selected.

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