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Video: Phase Detection Autofocus explained Photo

Video: Phase Detection Autofocus explained

ZY Productions has posted a video on YouTube explaining how phase detection autofocus (AF) works. Phase detection is only available in SLR cameras, as it requires a dedicated AF sensor and a translucent section of the camera’s mirror, which are both components you will not find in a mirrorless camera. AF is a key camera function in challenging underwater photographic environments.

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Video: Wild Windows - Whales by Howard Hall Photo

Video: Wild Windows - Whales by Howard Hall

Howard and Michelle Hall have shared an hour long video as a part of their “Wild Window” Series. The latest video features amazing footage of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus), and blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) all shot in Howard’s trademark silky smooth style. Clear your desks, switch off the phone and immerse yourself in this wonderful experience!

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Gates announces POV CAM system Photo

Gates announces POV CAM system

Gates Underwater Products has announced their POV CAM. Compatible with the Panasonic AG-UMR20 or AG-MDR25 recorders and AGUCK20GJ or AG-MDC20GJ compact camera heads, the system offers 4K imaging up to 60ft (20m) away from the action. It features an HD-SDI surface feed for remote monitoring and is compatible with a variety of Gates wide angle and flat ports.

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Video: Deep sea anglerfish with parasitic male Photo

Video: Deep sea anglerfish with parasitic male

A video shot by a special submersible at around 800m (2624 ft) off São Jorge Island, Azores, shows the first ever recorded footage of a female fanfin sea devil (Caulophryne jordani) with an attached parasitic male. Like other deep-sea anglerfish, the female has a bioluminescent, lurelike appendage (esca) that drifts in front of her head to attract prey. But in the video, the filaments and fin rays also appear to emit light at their tips and at intervals along their length.

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Video: Socorro by Sean Ruggeri shot on RED MONSTRO Photo

Video: Socorro by Sean Ruggeri shot on RED MONSTRO

RED Digital Cinema’s Sean Ruggeri has shared a stunning demo reel shot in Soccorro, Mexico with the new RED WEAPON MONSTRO camera and VV H2O OLPF. Filmed while diving with the Nautilus Explorer, Sean used a Nikonos RS20-135mm lens. The camera was housed in a Gates DEEP WEAPON housing and lighting was with Gates GT14 lights.

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Video: The effects of filters on color underwater by Daniel Keller Photo

Video: The effects of filters on color underwater by Daniel Keller

Daniel Keller of Keldan Lights has published a video showing how filters effect the way cameras record colors underwater. Utilizing a side by side rig with two Canon 70D, one equipped with his Spectrum filters and the other one without, it shows that filters will help achieve more pleasing colors than can captured by using camera white balance alone.

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