Articles & News Tagged “News”


RIP Captain Chris Senetra Photo

RIP Captain Chris Senetra

Some very sad news from Bird’s Underwater of Crystal River, Florida. Captain Chris Senetra died of a heart attack following an early morning manatee tour yesterday. For many visiting the area to swim, photograph and interact with the manatees, Captain Chris was a guide, expert and advocate. Our thoughts go out to her family and friends.

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RED CEO resigns Photo

RED CEO resigns

Jim Jannard, CEO and founder of RED has resigned and handed the company on to Jarred Land, the current president. Jannard announced his resignation in a post on the Reduser forum.

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Samy’s Camera ventures underwater Photo

Samy’s Camera ventures underwater

Photographic retailer Samy’s Camera is now offering a range of underwater housings and products. In addition to retail, Samy’s plans to offer underwater imaging related workshops, classes and trips.

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Nauticam releases the NA-Ninja 2 Photo

Nauticam releases the NA-Ninja 2

Nauticam is now shipping their housing for the Atomos Ninja 2 recorder/monitor. The housing uses touch screen controls to activate key controls including focus peaking, adjustable zebra, false color twin mode and blue-only exposure check. It is compatible with a wide range of cameras.

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How to love a whale shark Photo

How to love a whale shark

Scientific American has published an article about the impact of ecotourism with whale sharks. It evaluates whether the burgeoning trade in whale shark watching is of benefit to the animals themselves.

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Tagged:ecotourism, news, whals sharks
Divers carry out sea urchin cull Photo

Divers carry out sea urchin cull

The LA Times reports that divers will be carrying out a cull of purple sea urchins (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus) off the Palos Verdes Peninsula, California. (Image by Kirt L. Onthank, many thanks to Christopher Robinson, Editor, Outdoor Photographer magazine for the heads up).

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Tagged:environment, news, sea urchins
Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2014 Photo

Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2014

We are building a list of people who may be interested in an expedition to Isla Mujeres for the whale shark aggregation in 2014. Dates and prices for the trip are still to be confirmed, however by adding you name to the list we will ensure that as these details become firmer you will be kept in the loop. If you would like to be added to the list, please contact us via the Wetpixel contact page.

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Tagged:2014 wetpixel whale sharks, news