Articles & News Tagged “News”


Video: Hunting hammerhead Photo

Video: Hunting hammerhead

WFLA news helicopter Eagle 8 filmed an amazing sequence showing a hammerhead shark hunting a ray in shallow water. Pilot Judd Chapin and photographer Peter Masa were flying over Anclote Key, Florida when they noticed the unfolding pursuit.

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Image: UK blue sharks Photo

Image: UK blue sharks

Wetpixel Associate editor Alex Mustard has published a gallery of images of blue sharks (Prionace glauca) on his Facebook page. Perhaps surprising, the images were all taken off the UK’s southern coast.

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Video shows deep-sea squid behavior Photo

Video shows deep-sea squid behavior

Footage captured by an MBARI ROV of the deep-sea squid Grimalditeuthis bonplandi shows the animal flapping and fluttering its tentacles, as if the limbs were swimming the on their own.

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Indonesia creates new manta ray sanctuary Photo

Indonesia creates new manta ray sanctuary

The Indonesian government has declared over 4,000 square miles off Komodo and West Manggarai as a manta ray and shark sanctuary. The protected area includes coastal areas up to 12 nautical miles offshore.

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Sony announces new mirrorless cameras and lenses Photo

Sony announces new mirrorless cameras and lenses

Sony has announced two new mirrorless cameras and two new lenses. The α3000 has a 20.1 megapixel Exmor APS-C sensor with a native ISO range of 100-16000 and the NEX-5T is an update on the NEX-5R with the addition of Near Field Communication (NFC) for easy wi-fi connectivity. New lenses include the Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS and the E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS telephoto zooms.

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Call for entries: Beneath the Sea 2014 Photo

Call for entries: Beneath the Sea 2014

The annual Beneath the Sea (BTS) International Imaging competition is calling for entries. It has three major categories: The David Doubilet award for underwater photography, the Stan Waterman award for underwater videography and the Jim Church award for creative underwater photography.

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CM custom diffusers available Photo

CM custom diffusers available

Clark Miller has announced the commercial release of his custom dome diffuser range. These are available for Inon, Ikelite and Sea & Sea strobes and in opacities suitable for either wide-angle or macro photography

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Shark Savers and WildAid to merge Photo

Shark Savers and WildAid to merge

Conservation organizations, Shark Savers and WildAid, have joined forces. The merger will allow the pooling of their resources into campaigns to stop shark finning and shark conservation, and increased efficiency of operations.

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