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Aquatica releases Ikelite TTL strobe controller module Photo

Aquatica releases Ikelite TTL strobe controller module

Aquatica has announced an external TTL module for Ikelite strobes. This allows most older Aquatica Canon housings to be fitted with Ikelite’s TTL control circuitry that allows the user to control the output of DS series strobes from the housing. The module can be self installed into a free port in the housing.

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Aquatica announces slim macro port Photo

Aquatica announces slim macro port

Aquatica has announced a new slim profile macro port. It features 77mm threads for the attachment of filters and external lenses, as well as a bayonet that will allow the attachment of the company’s upcoming flip filter holder.

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Lembeh and Gulen announce inter resort shootout Photo

Lembeh and Gulen announce inter resort shootout

Lembeh Resort, Indonesia have partnered with Gulen Resort, Norway in an 8 day contest that aims to pit the critter-laden Lembeh Straits against the equally critter rich Gulen in the Atlantic. The event is going to be held from 20 to 28 May 2016 and the winning images will be decided by public vote on Facebook.

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Issue 87 of UwP magazine available Photo

Issue 87 of UwP magazine available

Issue 87 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is available to download. The November/December 2015 issue features reviews of the Nauticam WWL-1 lens, the Canon 5DSr camera and the YS-D2 strobe. Featured marine life includes spawning aggregations, exploration and shortfin mako sharks (Isurus oxyrinchus). Destinations include Wakatobi, God’s Pocket and the UK’s South West.

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UPY 2016 opens for entries Photo

UPY 2016 opens for entries

The 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) contest is now open for entries. It is soliciting entries for 5 international categories, which include: Wide Angle, Macro, Wrecks, Behavior, Up & Coming. In addition, there are 3 categories for images shot in the UK: British Waters Wide Angle, Macro and Compacts. The deadline for entries is 4 January, with the winers being announced on stage at the London Dive Show on 12 February.

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Annual imaging party at DEMA 2015 Photo

Annual imaging party at DEMA 2015

Planning on attending DEMA in Orlando this year? If so, do not miss the Wetpixel/DivePhotoGuide annual imaging party. This year, it will be held from 8PM on Wednesday 4 November, on the poolside at the Rosen Center. Typically, the party attracts a huge crowd, encompassing a virtual who’s who of underwater image makers. If you sadly can’t be there, remember that whatever happens at DEMA….will be reported on Wetpixel!

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Aquatica announces housing for the Sony a7R II Photo

Aquatica announces housing for the Sony a7R II

Aquatica has announced their housing for the Sony a7R II camera. It features a rear rotary dial wheel that controls the rear rotary dial control and extenders that give ergonomic access to the SET and C1 buttons. It also offers strobe triggering via either optical (with a supplied optical converter), or two Nikonos or Ikelite bulkheads. It is compatible with the full range of Aquatica ports.

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New simulator apps for RED cameras Photo

New simulator apps for RED cameras

Kris Prygrocki has released two new apps to help people get to grips with the menus and settings on RED Digital Cinema cameras. Donna offers a simulation of all camera setting and menus (including Weapon and to be upgraded to include Raven). Dragon Scales catalogs the maximum frame rates and resolutions for each of RED’s cameras.

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New guide to Grand Cayman launched Photo

New guide to Grand Cayman launched

Author and photographer Steve Rosenberg, in conjunction with Greg Bassett, is releasing a new guide to travel and diving in Grand Cayman. The eBook features information on 75 dive sites as well as general information on vacationing on the island, with over 350 images.

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Oasis Photo Contest calls for entries Photo

Oasis Photo Contest calls for entries

The 2015 Oasis Photo Contest is calling for entries. Organised by the Italian magazine of nature and photography Oasis, it features a category for underwater images. The winners will share a prize purse of 30.000 Euro and the deadline for submissions is 31 December 2015.

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