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Adobe launches the Lightroom Coffee Break Photo

Adobe launches the Lightroom Coffee Break

Adobe has announced a series of 60 second or less Lightroom mini tutorials highlighting key tips and techniques. Entitled the “Lightroom Coffee Break”, and being posted bi-monthly, each episode will be presented by longtime Lightroom team member Benjamin Warde.

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Interview: Filmmaker and marine biologist Richard Fitzpatrick Photo

Interview: Filmmaker and marine biologist Richard Fitzpatrick

Cameraman and marine biologist Richard Fitzpatrick has been interviewed by Biopixel. Fitzpatrick was one of the filmmakers involved in the recent BBC documentary about Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and answers question questions about his career, his favorite place and animals and the conservation issues affecting the Barrier Reef and coral reefs in general

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Von Wong: Shark Shepherd Photo

Von Wong: Shark Shepherd

As usual, Ben Von Wong’s latest photo shoot has gone viral, but this time the resulting image was for a good cause, sharks. Together with Shark Stewards, Von Wong is supporting a petition to create a Malaysian shark sanctuary with his image, Shark Shepherd. The fantastic underwater image required many hands and many hours to create what appears to be a woman and two sharks digitally manipulated to be in the same frame.

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Inon ships carbon fiber telescopic strobe arms Photo

Inon ships carbon fiber telescopic strobe arms

Inon are shipping their new telescopic carbon fiber strobe arms. Available is 3 overall lengths, the arms can be extended or retracted underwater to provide different lighting options. In addition, Inon are offering two sizes of buoyancy floats that can be attached to the arms.

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Leica announces waterproof camera Photo

Leica announces waterproof camera

Leica has announced the Leica X-U, which is being marketed as the company’s first “underwater” camera. It is actually waterproof to 15 meter (45 feet) without a housing and is equipped with a 16.5 MP APS-C sensor. It has a fixed Summilux 23 mm f/1.7 ASPH lens with a the close focusing distance of 20 centimeters (8 inches).

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Borneo from Below: Symbiosis Photo

Borneo from Below: Symbiosis

Borneo from Below’s latest weekly episode is now online. This week features the subject of symbiosis and the underwater creatures around Borneo that participate.

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Seacam announces housing for Sony A7 II S/R Photo

Seacam announces housing for Sony A7 II S/R

Seacam has announced their new housing for the Sony A7 II R/S mirrorless camera. The housing is the first of the company’s compact range of housings for mirrorless cameras. It features full compatibility with Seacam’s port system, as well as electronic strobe triggering with the option of an optical trigger with dual fiber connection.

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Subal announces housing for Nikon D5 Photo

Subal announces housing for Nikon D5

Subal has released images of their new housing for the Nikon D5 camera. At present, details are not yet available, but it will be available in Subal standard color or black, white, red and blue as an option. The images depict it being equipped with fiber optic ports and electrical ports for strobe triggering. This suggest that it will be compatible with their TTL converter.

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Nauticam announces housing for Sony FHD-5 monitor Photo

Nauticam announces housing for Sony FHD-5 monitor

Nauticam has announced their housing for the Sony CLM-FHD5 HD monitor. The monitor has HDMI input and offers magnification and peaking to assist critical focus as well as false color and level marker for exposure. The housing has a waterproof HDMI cable system and is compatible with a wide variety of battery packs.

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