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EOS-1D C gains tier 1 EBC approval Photo

EOS-1D C gains tier 1 EBC approval

The Canon EOS-1D C has been tested and passed European Broadcasting Union (EBU) approval for tier one HD production. It is the first SLR to provide an image of high enough quality for use as a broadcast production tool.

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Call for entrants: SoCal Shootout Photo

Call for entrants: SoCal Shootout

The annual SoCal Shootout is calling for entrants. The event will be held over this coming weekend (13-15 September) and will accept entries from any registered photographers and videographers that have been shot from south of Point Conception and north of the Mexico border. Full registration details are available on the event’s website.

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NG photographer Paul Nicklen and the leopard seal Photo

NG photographer Paul Nicklen and the leopard seal

National Geographic underwater photographer Paul Nicklen’s infamous encounter with a leopard seal is going viral on the internet. Check out the video if you haven’t heard his impressive description of the encounter before.

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Tagged:leopard seal, news, paul nicklen
Samy’s releases fiber optic adaptors Photo

Samy’s releases fiber optic adaptors

Samy’s Camera Underwater Photo & Video has announced the release of an adaptor for Nauticam fiber optic ports. Made by XIT404, the adapters allow the use of any cable with Nauticam housings.

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Tagged:fiber optic, news, samy's camera
Adobe introduces updates for its video editing apps Photo

Adobe introduces updates for its video editing apps

Adobe has announced a series of updates to its Creative Cloud video editing apps at the IBC show. These include a major overhaul of compatible video formats, which now include native support for 4K. The updates are “free” to Creative Cloud subscribers and will be available in October.

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Olympus launches flagship OM-D E-M1 camera Photo

Olympus launches flagship OM-D E-M1 camera

Olympus has announced details of its new OM-D E-M1 flagship mirrorless camera. It has a 16 Megapixel Live MOS sensor with version VII of the TruePic image processor and Olympus claims superior AF performance due to its DUAL FAST AF system, which uses either phase or contrast detection depending on what lens is fitted. Lastly, it has a full magnification electronic viewfinder.

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Hiking an Austrian trail . . . underwater Photo

Hiking an Austrian trail . . . underwater

Every summer in Tragoess, Austria snowmelt fills Green Lake lake forty-feet higher and creates an underwater hike for divers. The impossibly clear waters reveal submerged benches, trails, trees and bridges and make for a unique scuba destination.

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Tagged:austria, news, underwater hike
Sealux releases housing for Lumix GH3 Photo

Sealux releases housing for Lumix GH3

Sealux has released details of their housing for the Panasonic Lumix GH3 mirrorless camera. The CSGH3 gives access to most camera functions, and can be fitted with an (optional) HDMI bulkhead. The company has designed a new camera saddle to allow for a precise fit, and flash synchronization is available via fiber optic ports.

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Rumor: Nikon developing an underwater camera Photo

Rumor: Nikon developing an underwater camera

Nikon Rumors has reported that Nikon is developing a “serious” underwater camera. The article speculates that this may be a part of the Nikon 1 line, and that the plans are for a Nikonos-like dedicated underwater camera with an ability to go to 6-100 ft (20-30m).

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Tagged:news, nikon, underwater camera
Dive and See housing for Atomos Ninja Photo

Dive and See housing for Atomos Ninja

First introduced at DEMA in 2012, Dive and See is now producing its DNC-N aluminum underwater housing for the Atomos Ninja 2 recorder/monitor. The company also provides a wide variety of bulkheads for most manufacturer’s camera housings, as well as a right angle HDMI connector.

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