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Gates releases housing for Sony Z100 Photo

Gates releases housing for Sony Z100

Gates Underwater Products has released details of their new housing for the Sony Z100 4K professional camera. It features full access to controls via their signature mechanical controls, including manual focus, iris and white balance. Buoyancy and trim can be adjusted via the use of trim weights, and the housing can be outfitted with an HD-SDI surface feed.

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Dive Galapagos eBook released Photo

Dive Galapagos eBook released

Dive Galapagos is an informative new eBook by Steve Rosenberg with detailed descriptions of all of the dive sites in the Galapagos, as well as lots of information about land tours, the wildlife and practical advice for planning a dive trip. The book features over 250 images and a selection of maps, and is a must have for anyone who is planning to dive in the Galapagos.

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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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