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OneUW ships diffuser for 160X strobe Photo

OneUW ships diffuser for 160X strobe

OneUW is now shipping a diffuser for their 160X strobes. It is bayonet mounted and has no effect on the strobe’s color temperature. It ships with a lanyard and a red filter that can be used to avoid spooking shy critters when using the aiming light.

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Nauticam ships WWL-C Photo

Nauticam ships WWL-C

Nauticam is now shipping their new version of the Wet Wide Lens. WWL-C is designed for compact cameras with lenses at 24mm equivalent, Although it will work with a range of Micro 4/3s and mirrorless cameras. At 24mm, it offers a 130° FOV. It mounts via a bayonet, and adaptors are available for use with selected Olympus housings too.

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Issue 115 of UwP Magazine is available Photo

Issue 115 of UwP Magazine is available

Issue 115 of Underwater Photography Magazine (UwP) is now available to download. This issue features competition results from the Underbathwater Photographer of the Year, the United Nations, and Smithsonian contests. There are technique articles on camera buoyancy and trim, split shots, working with inexperienced models, and photographing frogs in an urban setting. Also included is a host of information bout new products, travel ideas, and essential information for underwater photographers.

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Expedition captures images of octopus at 7000 meters Photo

Expedition captures images of octopus at 7000 meters

The BBC reports that the Five Deeps expedition has published stills of a Dumbo octopus (Grimpoteuthis sp) from a depth of 6.957m (22,825ft). They were captured using a “lander” or instrument frame with an attached camera and (in this instance) a bait that is lowered to the seabed. The previously deepest recorded cephalopod was a Cirroteuthidae sp pictured at 5145m (16,880ft) off Barbados in 1971.

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Firmware update adds significant functionality to Sigma fp Photo

Firmware update adds significant functionality to Sigma fp

Sigma has released a significant firmware update for their fp camera. Version 2.0 adds 12-bit 4K ProRes RAW video recording to an Atomos Ninja V external recorder, 1080/120p RAW video in 8-bit and 10-bit CinemaDNG and support for Dual Base ISO, which can now be set to either 100 or 3200 along with other upgrades and bug fixes.

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Olympus to exit camera business Photo

Olympus to exit camera business

Olympus has announced (PDF) that it is divesting itself of its entire imaging business to a new company. Japan Industrial Partners will carry on making and selling camera equipment globally and perhaps crucially, will provide support for existing Olympus camera owners.

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