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West Papua wins Global Conservation Hero Award Photo

West Papua wins Global Conservation Hero Award

The Bird’s Head Seascape reports that Indonesia’s West Papua Province (which includes Raja Ampat, Triton Bay and Cenderwasih Bay) was awarded the Global Conservation Hero Award by Conservation International at the organization’s annual gala at Milk Studios in Los Angeles, California on 8 June. In March this year, the West Papua parliament approved legislation that will make West Papua the country’s first-ever conservation province.

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Ikelite releases TTL converter for Olympus and Panasonic Photo

Ikelite releases TTL converter for Olympus and Panasonic

Ikelite has released an external TTL converter for use with Olympus and Panasonic cameras. It is available in two versions; with either a Nikonos N5 or an Ikelite ICS-5 housing connection. The former is designed for use with photographers that have Nikonos bulkheads installed on their housings. Ikelite is also offering a package that includes the ICS-5 converter with an Ikelite PT-1 hotshoe to allow users to upgrade Ikelite housings.

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DxO releases version 2 of the Nik Collection Photo

DxO releases version 2 of the Nik Collection

DxO has released version 2 of the Nik Collection. The update features over 40 new “one-click” styles along with support for high-resolution monitors in Windows. It is now bundled with DxO’s PhotoLab 2.3 ESSENTIAL Edition, allowing RAW editing options.

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WWDC 2019: Highlights for image makers Photo

WWDC 2019: Highlights for image makers

Apple has announced a series of new photo and video-centric features and products at its WWDC conference. The highlight is a new Mac Pro desktop workstation, a 32” 6K Retina display, and a new OS for iPad that allows the use of external hard drives and card readers.

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Inon ships hight quality 6500°K lights Photo

Inon ships hight quality 6500°K lights

Inon is shipping new versions of their LF3100-EW, LF1300-EWf and LF800-N light that have high quality 6500°K output. The 3 models offer the same features as the older models, but improved with light quality, albeit at the expense of a small amount of output.

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Adobe and Pantone highlight coral bleaching Photo

Adobe and Pantone highlight coral bleaching

Adobe and Pantone, in partnership with coral conservation organizations, have announced their “Glowing, Glowing, Gone” campaign that highlighting the effects of rising sea temperatures on coral reefs by using colors. Prior to bleaching corals exhibit a stressed fluorescence color palette that the Adobe and Pantone team have exactly captured to illustrate the issue.

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Majestic Explorer founders in Galapagos Photo

Majestic Explorer founders in Galapagos

Galapagos live aboard dive vessel Majestic Explorer has run aground and foundered in the Central Galapagos. Thankfully, the crew and passengers were all able to evacuate to another nearby vessel safely, but sadly a delay meant that the vessel sustained unsalvageable damage.

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Nauticam ships housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1X Photo

Nauticam ships housing for Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Nauticam is shipping their housing for the Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera. The NA-EM1X has controls specifically designed to give access to critical controls, including two double levers. Flash triggering is via fiber optic, and the housings have both M16 and M24 ports for HDMI output.

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