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Subal announces housing for Nikon DF Photo

Subal announces housing for Nikon DF

Subal has announced that they will be releasing a housing for the NikonDF. The Subal NDF will have a maximum depth rating of 80m/262ft (120m/393ft version by request), will weigh 2.3kg/81lbs and will be “nearly neutral”.

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New features in Premiere Pro 2015.3 Photo

New features in Premiere Pro 2015.3

Wouter du Toit has written an excellent summary of the new features in the latest Premiere Pro release in Fstoppers. Version 2015.3 allows the use of lightweight proxies, editing during import, enhancements to the color panel with better white balance tools, VR support, direct publishing to social media and performance enhancements.

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Service Advisory: EOS 1-DX Mark 2 and SanDisk CFast cards Photo

Service Advisory: EOS 1-DX Mark 2 and SanDisk CFast cards

Canon has announced that when the EOS-1D X Mark II is used with some SanDisk CFast cards, image corruption can occur. The issue is card, rather than camera related and a work around is to shoot a few extra non-critical frames before powering the camera down. These may corrupt, but this will prevent and critical images for being harmed. Canon is considering releasing a firmware update to address the problem.

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Video: Dolphins swimming in bioluminescent waters Photo

Video: Dolphins swimming in bioluminescent waters

A video recently shared on Imgur shows dolphins bow riding at night. Sounds simple enough, but the video is shot without artificial light and shows the plankton being disturbed and bioluminescing, highlighting the dolphin forms as they swim and dive off the bow of a boat at night.

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Tagged:bioluminescent, dolphins, news
Using bioluminescent vomit to attract mates Photo

Using bioluminescent vomit to attract mates

Many underwater photographers have witnessed strings of what appear to be glowing beads while on night dives in the Caribbean. But, did you even wonder what they were? Turns out they are glowing streams of vomit from tiny shrimp-like ostracods used to attract females. Sounds gross, but looks enchanting. Image from [Shutterstock}(http://www.shutterstock.com/).

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Give ‘Em the Fin this week Photo

Give ‘Em the Fin this week

Sea Save are running a campaign encouraging people to give shark finning “the fin”. This asks people to upload images of themselves with a hand raised above their heads to a global mosaic on the Sea Save site. This will then go to the CITES congress in South Africa in September as an expression of public support for the protection of sharks.

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Tagged:give em the fin, news, sea save
Final Call: SDUFEX 2016 Photo

Final Call: SDUFEX 2016

The San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition (SDUFEX) is making its final call for entries for the 2016 event. Selected entries will be shown at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in San Diego, California on 7 and 8 October. For the first time, the contest is offering two cash prizes of $500 for the films selected by the audience as the best film of the evening. The deadline for submissions is 1 July.

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Sea&Sea announces the MDX-D500 housing Photo

Sea&Sea announces the MDX-D500 housing

Sea&Sea has announced details of their forthcoming housing for the Nikon D500. The MDX-D500 features Sea&Sea’s internal optical YS converter and redesigned levers for improved ergonomics. Lenses can be changed via the lens port and the camera’s diopter viewfinder is adjustable externally.

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