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March/April Issue of UwP Magazine Available Photo

March/April Issue of UwP Magazine Available

Issue 119 of Underwater Photography Magazine (UpY) is now available to download. It features reviews of the Sony A7C camera and Nauticam NA-A7C, the SeaLife iPhone housing, and Rokinon 18mm F2.8 and Tamron 28-75 F2.8 lenses. Peter Rowlands features his favorite images from the UPY 2021 competition and Michel Braunstein describes his experiences of Seychelles and the mermaid.

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Retra Announces Warranty Extension and Firmware Update Photo

Retra Announces Warranty Extension and Firmware Update

Retra has announced a free extended warranty period and a firmware update for its Retra Pro and Prime flashes. If you received your strobe before 1 December 2020, the warranty is valid from 1 January 2021. Firmware version 3.6 offers a range of improved performance features and bug fixes and is recommended for all users.

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Sony Announces FX3 Cinema Camera Photo

Sony Announces FX3 Cinema Camera

Sony has announced their FX3 full frame cinema camera. It offers 4K 120p with internal recording UHD 4:2:2 10-bit. Other specifications include an ISO range expandable to 409,600 and 15+ stops of dynamic range, along with 5 axis in-body stabilization.

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Blackmagic Design Ships Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro Photo

Blackmagic Design Ships Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro

Blackmagic Design is shipping the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro. It has a 1,500 nit HDR screen, built-in ND filters, a larger battery, and support for an optional electronic viewfinder. It uses a Super 35 HDR image sensor which has a claimed 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO of 25,600, and uses a Canon EF lens mount.

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Tagged:blackmagic design, news, video
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Article Emphasizes Artisanal Fishing Threat to Shark Populations Photo

Article Emphasizes Artisanal Fishing Threat to Shark Populations

An article published by the BBC and authored by Christopher Clark and Shaun Swingler highlights the unseen effects of the world economies on shark populations. Reporting from Congo-Brazzaville, they highlight how global factors, like oil prices, civil war, overfishing, and the COVID-19 pandemic have forced artisanal fisherman and communities to rely on shark meat as a source of protein.

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Tagged:environment sharks, fishing, news
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Announcing the Discovery Passage Underwater Photo Shootout Photo

Announcing the Discovery Passage Underwater Photo Shootout

The inaugural Discovery Passage Underwater photography Shootout is accepting entries from 15 February to 15 April 2021. Entries must have been taken in the Discovery Passage within the past 3 years and there are 3 categories: Wide angle, Macro, and Compact Camera.Please see here for contest rules and entry details.

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MonsterAdapter Announces Nikon to Sony Adapter Photo

MonsterAdapter Announces Nikon to Sony Adapter

MonsterAdapter has announced their LA-FE1 adapter that provides electronic AF and aperture support with Nikon AF-I, AF-S, and AF-P lenses on newer Sony Alpha series E mount cameras. The adaptor does not support AF with screw-drive lenses (like the Tokina 10-17mm or converted Nikonos RS 13mm) but does work with teleconverters.

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