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.
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]
Blackmagic Design announces DaVinci Resolve 14
Keldan announces updated high CRI version of 8X video light
Keldan has announced an updated version of their high color rendering index (CRI) 8X video light. It offers 11,000 lumen output with a CRI of 92. Control is via 9 output steps, with a burn time of 45 minutes at full power. Beam angle is 90°, with a gradual edge fall off and color temperature is 5400°K
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.
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.
Call for Entries: SDUFEX 2017
Season 2 of Tales by Light on Netflix
Season 2 of Tales by Light will be released on Netflix on 21 April. Filmed in conjunction with Canon Australia and National Geographic Australia, it features an episode about Wetpixel Publisher Eric Cheng, photographing orcas in Norway, anacondas in Brazil and tiger sharks in the Bahamas.
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