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Housing importation duties levied at Baja airports Photo

Housing importation duties levied at Baja airports

Wetpixel member divrndeep has reported on the forum that Mexican customs officials at Cabo San Lucas (SJD) and La Paz (LAP) airports are enforcing a policy of charging an importation fee on underwater camera housings. She reports that the fee is based on 16% of the housing’s worth and that customs officials will use Google to ascertain a housing’s value. At the time of writing, there are no reports of this being implemented at other points of entry.

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Getty Images abandons Right Managed image licensing Photo

Getty Images abandons Right Managed image licensing

Getty Images has announced via email that from 6 November, they will no longer accept any new images under rights-managed (RM) licensing agreements. All images managed by the agency will only be on a Royalty Free licensing model. Images currently held by Getty under RM arrangements will be removed by the end of January 2020, with the RM licensing model being deleted completely by November 2020.

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App: Marine Life of the North Atlantic Photo

App: Marine Life of the North Atlantic

A new iOS and Android app adds new functionality to the book “Marine Life of the North Atlantic Cape May to Canada.” It has identification for over 300 species and additional dive logging, notifications of species sightings and community sharing.

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Anglerfish announces HD57 monitor Photo

Anglerfish announces HD57 monitor

Anglerfish Creative Lighting has announced its AFCL-HD57 monitor. Designed specifically for underwater image-makers, the 5.7” IPS screen with full 4K resolution. Integrated into a waterproof housing, it has a separate battery compartment that uses a Sony F970 battery. It is shipping with a shade, ball mount, cable, bulkhead, and bulkhead adaptor.

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Issue 111 of Underwater Photography Magazine is available Photo

Issue 111 of Underwater Photography Magazine is available

Issue 111 of Underwater Photography Magazine is available to download. Featured in this issue are reviews of the Sony A7R MKIV and Nauticam NA-A7R IV, Blackmagic BMPCC4K and Nauticam NA-BMPCCII, Sony FE 90mm F/2.8 Macro G OSS and Nauticam NA-EM1. Images from the 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Monterey Shootout are displayed, along with articles about the Sony A7RIII, Komodo and Guadeloupe.

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Pre-order Discount: The Underwater Photographer Edition Five Photo

Pre-order Discount: The Underwater Photographer Edition Five

The fifth edition on Martin Edge’s seminal textbook The Underwater Photographer is going to press and is now accepting pre-orders. Due to ship in April 2020, the book has been extensively updated with rewritten chapters covering new equipment and techniques along with 400 new images.

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Wetpixel and DPG Image Makers Party 2019 Photo

Wetpixel and DPG Image Makers Party 2019

So it is official! The year’s biggest social event for underwater image makers is coming to DEMA again. Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide will be hosting their infamous party at the poolside of the Rosen Center, Orlando on Thursday 14 November. We will aim to start at around 8 pm and expect to carry on till late.

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Canon shutters Irista cloud service Photo

Canon shutters Irista cloud service

Canon has announced that it will shut down its cloud-based image storage, Irista from 31 January 2020. The company has stated that all “photos, videos and personal data held in Irsita will be deleted on this date.” All images and videos can be downloaded in 4GB zip files in order to remove them from the site. The announcement goes on to state that Canon does not plan to replace Irista with another similar service.

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