Articles & News Tagged “News”


Study shows coral adapts to acidification Photo

Study shows coral adapts to acidification

A team from the Woods Hole Institute has discovered a coral reef ecosystem that has adapted to very acidic water conditions in Nikko Bay, Palau. This gives hope that coral may be able to evolve to cope with effects of increasing acidification of the planet’s oceans. (Image from Shutterstock).

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Tagged:acidification, environment, news
Happy New Year 2014 Photo

Happy New Year 2014

We hope that wherever you are and whatever you are doing, you are not like this “grumpy” stonefish (Synanceia verrucosa) and are enjoying the last day of 2013 or the first day of 2014. May your celebrations be joyous and we fervently hope that 2014 brings you safe diving and and amazing photographic opportunities.

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Gates announces DEEP DRAGON Photo

Gates announces DEEP DRAGON

Gates Underwater Products has announced the release of their housing for the RED EPIC DRAGON digital cinema camera. The Gates DEEP DRAGON features a housing for the RED PRO external monitor and uses the REDMOTE remote control to give access to all camera controls. In addition, it can be supplied with integrated tripod legs, an extended monitor shade and a light bar to attach light arms.

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Guam’s Hidden Treasures book available Photo

Guam’s Hidden Treasures book available

Wetpixel member Tim Rock has released a second edition of his pictorial showcase about the underwater life of Guam. It features more than 440 images and focuses on how the marine life of the island is improving thanks to the creation of marine preserves.

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UW robot cameras disguised as sea creatures Photo

UW robot cameras disguised as sea creatures

Wildlife filmmaker John Downer has a new wildlife documentary series titled Dolphins: Spy in the Pod. The series not only promises never before filmed behavior, but also employs underwater robotic cameras disguised as sea creatures.

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Tagged:john downer, news, spy dolphin
Happy holidays 2013 Photo

Happy holidays 2013

Wishing the Wetpixel community very happy, restful and enjoyable holidays. 2013 has been an amazing year for me and I feel incredibly fortunate to have met, dived and taken pictures with many of you. Our annual “Favorite Image of the Year” thread is in full swing on the forums right now, and represents an amazing gathering of talent and opportunity. If you haven’t added your own images yet, I would urge you to do so soon.

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Nauticam housing for BM Pocket Cinema Camera Photo

Nauticam housing for BM Pocket Cinema Camera

Nauticam has released further details of their housing for the Black Magic Pocket Cinema Camera. The camera offers 1080p recording in a CinemaDNG RAW format with 13 stops of exposure range. The NA-BMPCC housing has handles with a 15° tilt, and controls easily accessible from them. In addition, new port is available offering manual focus on the 7-14mm and 12-35mm lenses, and an optional additional battery pack can also be supplied.

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Nauticam ships housing for Canon G16 Photo

Nauticam ships housing for Canon G16

Nauticam are now shipping their housing for the Canon PowerShot G16 compact camera. The NA-G16 offers access to both front and rear control dials on the camera, a 67mm thread on its port for wet lens mounting, fiber optic bulkheads for strobe triggering and a single 16mm threaded port for attaching an accessory vacuum system or electronic strobe triggering bulkhead.

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