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Sony announces three new 4K cameras at NAB Photo

Sony announces three new 4K cameras at NAB

At the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Sony has released three new 4K cameras. The FS5 II is an upgrade from the existing FS5 and shoots 4K HDR and 120fps in RAW and has new color science. The PXW-Z280 camcorder has 3 1/2-type Exmor R CMOS sensors outputting 4K 4:2:2 10-bit video while the PXW-Z190 compact camcorder has 3 1/3 type CMOS sensors offering 4K 50/60p footage.

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Blackmagic Design announces Pocket Cinema Camera 4K Photo

Blackmagic Design announces Pocket Cinema Camera 4K

Blackmagic Design has announced their Pocket Cinema Camera 4K. It has a 4/3 HDR sensory with a native ISO of up to 25600 with 13 stops of dynamic range. It can record to integrated SD/UHS-II and CFast recorders or via a “unique new USB-C Expansion Port” to external disks.

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Seagate announces Rugged RAID Pro hard drive Photo

Seagate announces Rugged RAID Pro hard drive

Seagate has announced a new hard drive product and a professional creative community. The LaCie Rugged RAID Pro has 4TB of storage at RAID 0 or 1 via a Thunderbolt 3 interface which is backwards compatible with USB 3. Transfer rates are up to 240 MB/s and the drive also features an integrated SD card reader. The “Collective” is an online community for creative professionals.

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Gates announces ALEXA LF housing Photo

Gates announces ALEXA LF housing

Gates Underwater Products has announced their housing for the ARRI ALEXA series of cameras. The ALEX LF housing supports the EV, XT, SXT, XT Plus and SXT Plus cameras. It offer compatibility with over 80 PL mount lenses and can be equipped with Gates monitor housings for the Starlite ST5 and TV Logic 55.

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A new species of shark discovered in Atlantic Ocean Photo

A new species of shark discovered in Atlantic Ocean

A new species of shark has been discovered in the Atlantic Ocean. Sixgill sharks have long been separated into two distinct species: The Bluntnose Sixgill shark, which lives over 8,000 feet below the surface and the Bigeye Sixgill shark, which inhabits most of the major oceans. However, the Atlantic species of Bigeye Sixgill has just now been declared its own species. The new species’ scientific name is Hexanchus vitulus.

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Apple announces ProRes RAW format Photo

Apple announces ProRes RAW format

Apple has announced that a version 10.4.1 Final Cut Pro X will introduce a new ProRes RAW codec. It will allow editors to play full-quality 4K ProRes RAW files on MacBook Pro and iMac systems in real time without rendering. Atomos Atomos Sumo 19 and Shogun Inferno devices along with the DJI Inspire 2 drone and Zenmuse X7 Super 35mm camera will bE capable of recording in ProRes RAW.

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Blackwater diving featured on Wired Photo

Blackwater diving featured on Wired

Wired has just published an article featuring blackwater diving and the peculiar animals that make it so intriguing to underwater photographers. Scott “Gutsy” Tuason is interviewed in the article and his imagery is highlighted in a gallery of images accompanying the article. Blackwater diving has become more and more popular in recent years with underwater photographers as it offers new subjects and constant variation every single night in the single largest migration on earth.

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Eneloop batteries not recommended for use in strobes Photo

Eneloop batteries not recommended for use in strobes

Many strobe manufacturers officially recommend the use of Eneloop batteries with their products. Originally developed by Sanyo, Panasonic acquired the company in 2009 and in 2013 released the fourth generation of the original Eneloop and second generation of the Eneloop Pro. However, new guidance on the Panasonic website now specifically excludes their use in “underwater lights or other airtight appliances.”

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