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Results: Ocean Art 2019 Photo

Results: Ocean Art 2019

The 2019 Ocean Art Contest has released its results. The overall winner was Duncan Murrell with a lovely image of 3 devil rays feeding in loops. Congratulations to him and to all the other Wetpixel members among the placings.

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Nikon Z series firmware to offer ProRes RAW over HDMI Photo

Nikon Z series firmware to offer ProRes RAW over HDMI

As a part of their press release about the products on display at the CES show, Nikon has announced an upcoming firmware update for the Z series cameras that will add the possibility of recording ProRes RAW output on the Atomos Ninja recorder over an HDMI connection. Also, it will add support for CFexpress format cards and Eye AF.

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Nikon announces 14-30mm Z mount lens Photo

Nikon announces 14-30mm Z mount lens

Nikon has announced the NIKKOR Z 14-30mm f/4 S lens for the Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. Despite being a 14 mm lens with a 114° field of view, it offers direct filer attachment. Minimum focus distance is is 11 in. (0.28 m.) from the focal plane at all zoom positions, so it may work behind a dome port.

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RIP Dean Burman Photo

RIP Dean Burman

It is with tremendous sadness that I share the news that Wetpixel member and contributor Dean Burman (DeanB) suddenly passed away over the New Year’s holiday. Dean was a filmmaker, with numerous film credits including a film featuring some amazing behavior footage of pike in an award-winning short film called “Lair of the Water Wolf.” He is survived by his daughter and parents, and our hearts go out to them along with his many other friends at what must be a devastating time

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Issue 106 of Underwater Photography magazine is available Photo

Issue 106 of Underwater Photography magazine is available

Issue 106 of Underwater Photography (UwP) magazine is now available to download. Along with lots of news about new products, it has reviews of the OrcaTorch D900V, Canon EOS R in the Ikelite 200DL housing and Nauticam WACP tech notes & observations. In terms of techniques, Mike Bartick describes how to capture the “Blackwater bounty.”

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Inon ships ND filters for S-2000 strobes Photo

Inon ships ND filters for S-2000 strobes

Inon has announced the release of an ND diffuser for the S-2000 strobe. It provides minus 4 stops that allow the strobes to be used even when the camera’s aperture is wide open. Inon has designed the diffuser to ensure that it retains natural color.

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Japan to resume commercial whaling Photo

Japan to resume commercial whaling

The BBC reports that Japan has announced that it plans to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission (IWC) from July 2019 and to resume commercial whaling thereafter. Japan has argued that the IWC was not committed to one of its stated goals; that of supporting sustainable commercial whaling. Japan argues that the eating of whale meat is a cultural tradition, despite the fact that the bulk of the nation only started eating it after World War Two and currently only 0.1% of the population consumes it. (Image credit: wdeon / Shutterstock.com)

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