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RIP John Petty Photo

RIP John Petty

Wetpixel member John E Petty (63) has been lost following a dive off Tiger Beach, Bahamas. Wetpixel would like to send our thoughts and prayers to his family and friends, and we are shocked and saddened by the loss of one of our own. If people wish to leave comments, thoughts and condolences, there is a thread on the forum.

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Dive and See releases new broadcast monitors Photo

Dive and See releases new broadcast monitors

Dive and See has released details of their new broadcast quality underwater monitors. These are factory sealed with internal rechargeable batteries and are neutrally buoyant. They are available with HDMI or 3G-SDI inputs and with a loop through to allows another monitor or a recorder to be connected into the video feed.

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Nauticam announces housing for Sony RX100 III Photo

Nauticam announces housing for Sony RX100 III

Nauticam has announced the imminent release of their housing for the Sony DSC RX100 III compact camera. It features the Nauticam vacuum system electronics and two bulkheads. Strobe triggering is available via fiber optic cable.

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Anchovy school near Scripps pier in San Diego Photo

Anchovy school near Scripps pier in San Diego

The largest school of anchovy, that scientists have seen in more than three decades, formed off La Jolla Shores in San Diego, California last week. Scientists are unsure why the anchovy are schooling in such large numbers this year.

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Ikelite announces housing for RX100 III Photo

Ikelite announces housing for RX100 III

Ikelite has announced their new housing for the Sony RX100 III. It features access to both front and rear control dials, which are critical for using the camera in manual mode. The front control ring is gear driven, making for easy access to the dial. The housing features dual fiber optic ports for strobe triggering.

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Final call: SDUFEX 2014 Photo

Final call: SDUFEX 2014

The 2014 San Diego UnderSea Film Exhibition (SDUFEX) is making a final call for entries. The event is being held on 10 and 11 October at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in San Diego, California. The deadline for entries is 21 July.

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Nikon releases NX-D image processing software Photo

Nikon releases NX-D image processing software

Nikon has released their NX-D image processing software. Previously available in a beta format, the new version is a stable release and is available as a free download. It is designed specifically to match Nikon’s RAW formats, although it will edit jpg and tiff files too.

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5-acre underwater dive park planned for Dubai Photo

5-acre underwater dive park planned for Dubai

Plans for The Pearl of Dubai, a five-acre underwater park, have been announced. The underwater park is being billed as the largest sustainable underwater tourism site. The goal for the “green” development is to attract swimmers, snorkelers, scuba divers and marine life to the underwater artificial reef structures.The plans for the underwater development were inspired by the Pirates of the Caribbean and Avatar films.

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