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Video: Watch as orcas feed on gray whale carcass in Monterey Photo

Video: Watch as orcas feed on gray whale carcass in Monterey

Earth Touch news has featured video from the Monterey Bay Whale Watch that features what is thought to be the first footage of its kind of transient orcas feeding on the carcass of a gray whale. The whale watching boat first spotted the orcas on April 20th and then sent the drone up to get a better perspective of the rare feeding behavior. “Over 35 hours and [they were] still feeding as we left!” the team stated.

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Team Captains announced for The Shootout 2018 Photo

Team Captains announced for The Shootout 2018

The Shootout has announced the team captains for the inter resort shootout that is being held at Gulen Dive Resort, Norway and Lembeh Resort, Indonesia. Wetpixel Associate Editor and well known underwater photographer Alex Mustard will head the Lembeh team, while another big hitter in underwater photography world, Keri Wilk will lead the Gulen contingent. The Shootout is being held from 15 to 23 June 2018 and both resorts are still seeking team members to participate in this amazing event, please contact Lembeh Resort or [Gulen Diver Resort]

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Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 14 Photo

Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 14

Among a slew of new products and updates, Blackmagic Design has announced that a beta of Resolve 14 is now available. The new version of their video editing app integrates Fairlight audio tools along with performance improvements and new features for collaborative editing.

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TRT Electronics announces TTL triggers Photo

TRT Electronics announces TTL triggers

TRT Electronics has announced two new products. The TURTLE XS is a miniaturized version of the i-TURTLE Nikon version. It also offers the ability to select Manual or TTL modes via the camera’s backlight switch. The other new product is the s-TURTLE TTL converter for Sony mirrorless cameras.

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China’s largest airline bans shark fin cargo Photo

China’s largest airline bans shark fin cargo

China’s largest airline says it is taking a stand for animal conservation. China Southern Airlines will no longer transport shark fin as cargo in the company’s efforts to support conservation efforts. The company is based in Guangzhou, which is the world’s largest trading hub for shark fin The move will have a significant effect on transporting shark fin. Image from Shutterstock.

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Canon announces C-Log upgrade for EOS 5D Mark IV Photo

Canon announces C-Log upgrade for EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon has officially announced the much rumoured upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark IV which incorporates Canon Log. The upgrade will be performed by Canon Service Centers from July and will cost $100. Using the new upgrade when shooting video will produce a cinematic look that captures maximum dynamic range and responds well to post processing and color grading.

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Panasonic announces Leica 8-18mm lens Photo

Panasonic announces Leica 8-18mm lens

Panasonic has announced the second lens in their Leica DG lens series. The LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm / F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens offers an equivalent field of view to that of the 16-36mm on 35 mm sensors. Minimum focus distance is 0.23 m (9.06”), so it may perform behind a dome port.

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