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Datacolor offers color management ebook Photo

Datacolor offers color management ebook

Datacolor has released a free ebook that comprehensively explains color management strange for photographers and videographers. Spyder5 eBook: Color management can be easy is a 6 chapter guide, with each new chapter being released at 3 week intervals. Registration is required to receive the ebook but also offers a 20% discount on the purchase of a Spyder5Pro and Spyder5Elite.

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Cocos MPA fails to be enacted Photo

Cocos MPA fails to be enacted

National Geographic reports that the 4,000-square-mile expansion of the marine protected area (MPA) around the extraordinarily biodiverse waters of Cocos Island National Park committed to by former Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís failed to be enacted. The report states that this was due to pressure from local fishing interests.

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Ikelite announces RC1 TTL receiver Photo

Ikelite announces RC1 TTL receiver

Ikelite has announced their RC1 TTL receiver for Olympus and Panasonic cameras. Compatible with Ikelite strobes, it offers fiber optic TTL flash triggering with Ikelite housings along with some Nauticam, Recsea, Olympus and Isotta models.

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Jason deCaires Taylor opens Coralarium in the Maldives Photo

Jason deCaires Taylor opens Coralarium in the Maldives

Underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has opened a new exhibit in the Maldives that contains 30 coral covered structures. Coralarium is located at the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi. The structure is accessible to visitors via a long pool and consists of casts of local Maldivians. In addition to a living stag horn coral path, the exhibit is seeded with coral to promote new growth as well as peppered with dead coral fragments.

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Nauticam ships housing for Sony RX100 Mark VI Photo

Nauticam ships housing for Sony RX100 Mark VI

Nauticam are shipping their NA-RX100VI housing for the Sony RX100 VI compact camera. In a departure from their previous RX100 housings, it features Nauticam’s N50 interchangeable port system. Other key details include a fiber optic flash bulkhead and compatibility with SMC macro conversion lenses. With the SMC-2 and the the cameras lens racked out to 200mm, the image area is 7mm, with a working distance of 35mm

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Paper explains location of whale shark aggregations Photo

Paper explains location of whale shark aggregations

A new paper attempts to explain why whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) gather in large number at specific sites around the world. Published in the PeerJ journal, it investigates whether the bathymetry characteristics of the aggregating sites are similar. Nearly all of them are shallow areas, close of deep water with steep slopes. The paper suggests that these conditions will produce upwellings events and an abundance of food.

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