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Article: An Introduction to Photogrammetry Photo

Article: An Introduction to Photogrammetry

Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon presents an introduction to the process of creating 3D photogrammetry models. Initially tasked to produce a survey of one of the walls of the El Pit Cenote in Mexico with Under the Jungle’s Natalie Gibb, he enrolled on a GUE Photogrammetry course run by John Kendall that introduced and practically applied the image capture and workflow for creating these fascinating models

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Don Silcock: Diving the Wonderful Witu Islands Photo

Don Silcock: Diving the Wonderful Witu Islands

[Don Silcock] (http://www.indopacificimages.com) presents a primer highlighting the amazing diving and photographic opportunities that are offered in Papua New Guinea’s Witu Islands. Located in the middle of the Coral Triangle, scientists have identified more than 600 species of coral together with 2000 species of reef fish in the area. Don has illustrated his guide with stunning images.

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Model Shoot at 27 Meters by Adam Leaders Photo

Model Shoot at 27 Meters by Adam Leaders

Adam Leaders of AdLe Photo describes two shoots he undertook recently with model Julia Pretzel on a wall and a wreck in the Gulf of Thailand. The pair describe the challenges of setting up and creating images like these, particularly compounded by the depth and environmental conditions. The images are stunning!

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Mike Bartick: Blanket Octopus Photo

Mike Bartick: Blanket Octopus

Mike Bartick of Saltwater Photo provides a beautifully illustrated article about the mysterious and iconic blanket octopus. These open ocean creatures sometimes reach 2 meters in length. Mike describes their biology and lifecycle before recounting his own encounters and photographic experiences with these remarkable creatures.

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The Hippocampus Brief by Nicholas Samaras Photo

The Hippocampus Brief by Nicholas Samaras

Underwater photographer Nicholas Samaras shares a moving and beautifully illustrated story about the resilience of seahorses. Stratoni, a bay in the Aegean Sea was a known habitat for seahorses before it suffered from environmental collapse due to overfishing and habitat destruction. Nicholas’s story described the return of the iconic creature to this denuded habitat and the hope for the future that this provides.

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Mike Bartick: Reflection Tubes Photo

Mike Bartick: Reflection Tubes

Mike Bartick of Saltwater Photo provides a beautifully illustrated primer on making, buying and using reflection rings to achieve their signature circular reflection effect. He describes how images produced with this tool can be used to provide variety in a photographer’s portfolio.

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Mike Bartick: Slugfest Photo

Mike Bartick: Slugfest

In the next installment of his series, award-winning photographer Mike Bartick has written an extensive article about the recent Anilao slugfest, illustrated with his stunning images. The event added more species to the master list of species extant in Anilao, bringing the number recorded to over 1,000. In his article, Mike also shares a primer about nudibranch behavior and some tips on how to find and photograph these charismatic animals

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The Sharks of Protea Banks by Don Silcock Photo

The Sharks of Protea Banks by Don Silcock

Don Silcock describes the incredible shark encounters that occur at Protea Banks, off the East coast of South Africa. The bank is washed by the fertile Agulhas current, bringing nutrients and food that allows a significant population of apex predators. Don describes diving with blacktip, ragged tooth, Zambezi, tiger and hammerhead sharks and shares the beautiful images of his experiences.

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