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Atomos to ship Ninja V soon Photo

Atomos to ship Ninja V soon

Atomos will be shipping their Ninja V 4K HDR monitor/recorder by the end of September. Designed to work with the new crop of mirrorless cameras, it offers a 5 inch, 1000 nit monitor and 10 plus stops of dynamic range. Recording is to Atomos AtomX SSDmini drives, as well as existing MasterCaddy 2 compatible media.

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Canon announces XF705 4K camcorder Photo

Canon announces XF705 4K camcorder

Canon has announced a 4K camcorder capable of shooting 60p/4:2:2/10-bit/HDR video to on-board SD cards. The XF705 has a (35mm equivalent) 25.5 mm–382.5 mm lens, a 1.0-inch CMOS sensor and a Dual DIGIC DV 6 processor. Autofocus is via Dual Pixel CMOS AF.

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Video: Aquatic Human II - BTS by Behind the Mask Photo

Video: Aquatic Human II - BTS by Behind the Mask

Behind the Mask describes their ambitious project to film wild Atlantic spotted dolphins (Stenella frontalis) interacting with free divers and Seabob high-speed underwater scooters. The film, Aquatic Human II - Dolphins and Scooters was filmed in Bimini, Bahamas and in this article, Florian describes the technical and physical challenges of capturing sequences of fast moving wild animals and fast-moving humans in the ocean.

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Video: Phase Detection Autofocus explained Photo

Video: Phase Detection Autofocus explained

ZY Productions has posted a video on YouTube explaining how phase detection autofocus (AF) works. Phase detection is only available in SLR cameras, as it requires a dedicated AF sensor and a translucent section of the camera’s mirror, which are both components you will not find in a mirrorless camera. AF is a key camera function in challenging underwater photographic environments.

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Video: Wild Windows - Whales by Howard Hall Photo

Video: Wild Windows - Whales by Howard Hall

Howard and Michelle Hall have shared an hour long video as a part of their “Wild Window” Series. The latest video features amazing footage of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus), and blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) all shot in Howard’s trademark silky smooth style. Clear your desks, switch off the phone and immerse yourself in this wonderful experience!

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Gates announces POV CAM system Photo

Gates announces POV CAM system

Gates Underwater Products has announced their POV CAM. Compatible with the Panasonic AG-UMR20 or AG-MDR25 recorders and AGUCK20GJ or AG-MDC20GJ compact camera heads, the system offers 4K imaging up to 60ft (20m) away from the action. It features an HD-SDI surface feed for remote monitoring and is compatible with a variety of Gates wide angle and flat ports.

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Video: Deep sea anglerfish with parasitic male Photo

Video: Deep sea anglerfish with parasitic male

A video shot by a special submersible at around 800m (2624 ft) off São Jorge Island, Azores, shows the first ever recorded footage of a female fanfin sea devil (Caulophryne jordani) with an attached parasitic male. Like other deep-sea anglerfish, the female has a bioluminescent, lurelike appendage (esca) that drifts in front of her head to attract prey. But in the video, the filaments and fin rays also appear to emit light at their tips and at intervals along their length.

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