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Report: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019 Photo

Report: Wetpixel Whale Sharks 2019

Wetpixel has been running trips to Isla Mujeres, Mexico since 2011 to witness and document the amazing whale shark (Rhincodon typus) aggregation that occurs here. Perhaps uniquely, this is an opportunity to join literally 100s of the world’s largest fishes as they feed on the plentiful plankton that abounds in the area. For those that could not be with us this year, here is an illustrated account of our trip that ran from 06 to 10 August.

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Live Reports: Wetpixel/Mustard Macro Workshop 2018 Photo

Live Reports: Wetpixel/Mustard Macro Workshop 2018

Wetpixel is hosting two macro workshops at Lembeh Resort, Indonesia during October. They are being run by well-known underwater photographer Alex Mustard and Wetpixel Editor, Adam Hanlon. There is a full program of lectures, dives and image review sessions, which will be keeping staff and participants busy! We will be posting “live reports” from the workshops here on Wetpixel, so please check back regularly to see what we have been up to!

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Images: Wetpixel/Sam’s Tours Imaging Party at ADEX 2018 Photo

Images: Wetpixel/Sam’s Tours Imaging Party at ADEX 2018

Wetpixel and Sam’s Tours hosted a image makers party during the ADEX Show, Singapore. Over 50 people gathered at Vatos Urban Tacos to chat, socialize, network and have good time. The party drank the bar dry at the original venue, before heading on to another bar and keeping on going until 3am. Fortunately for those of us unable to attend, Wetpixel’s Drew Wong was on hand to document the action.

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Clarification: Recent Events at Guadalupe Island Photo

Clarification: Recent Events at Guadalupe Island

There is a fair amount of confusion about the events at Guadalupe Island, Mexico that are being depicted in 2 videos that are doing the rounds at present. Both depict great white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) entering cages during dives when there were divers in them.

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Report: ADEX Show 2016 Photo

Report: ADEX Show 2016

The Asian Dive Exhibition (ADEX) continues to buck the trend in terms of visitor numbers, with nearly 58,000 visitors attending this year’s show. Many imaging product manufacturers attended, and the show drew an “all star” contingent of still and video shooters. Wetpixel’s Drew Wong was on hand to ensure that those of us that could not attend are kept appraised of all the new developments.

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Hands on: Nikon D5 and D500 cameras Photo

Hands on: Nikon D5 and D500 cameras

Nikon Professional Services UK held their first launch event for the new D5 and D500 SLR cameras in Manchester, UK yesterday. Wetpixel was on hand to take some pictures of the new cameras and to report on the event.

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Report: BOOT Show 2016 Photo

Report: BOOT Show 2016

The BOOT show is the world’s largest watersports show. Among the 14 giant halls that the show occupies at Messe Dusseldorf, Germany, is hall 3, which plays host to the scuba diving industry. Further tucked into this space are exhibitors showing underwater imaging gear. Check out Wetpixel’s live reports from the event.

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Report: Silence of the Sharks Photo

Report: Silence of the Sharks

The first Silence of the Sharks protest dive was held in the Red Sea resort of Eilat, Israel. 87 divers dived together on the wreck of the Satil to protest the against shark finning and to raise awareness of the plight of sharks in the marine ecosystem. Further protests are planned around the globe, including a dive with 500 divers in the Mediterranean in October 2016.

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