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Need B-Roll Footage for your Media Projects? – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Need B-Roll Footage for your Media Projects? Engbretson Underwater Photography: Need B-Roll Footage for your Media Projects? skip to main | skip to sidebar News From Behind the Scenes at Engbretson Underwater Photo and Stories about the Freshwater Environments We Visit. Need B-Roll Footage for your Media Projects? We’re always interested in partnering with producers of outdoors related content who are looking for excellent high-quality underwater b-roll video footage of freshwater game fish to include in their programs and…

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Featured Photographer Rick Beldegreen | Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Featured Photographer Rick Beldegreen | Waterdog Photography When it comes to wildlife photography, Rick Beldegreen is the wild cat’s meow!  His captivating images have mesmerized viewers both above and below the water line.  He seems to have a special relationship with animals, as by his own admission he seems to prefer being around animals more than people.  Perhaps that explains why he became a veterinarian and served as the Supervisor of Animal Care for Sea World in Orlando. Originally…

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DEEP Indonesia 2020 – Deadline Two Weeks Away – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] DEEP Indonesia 2020 – Deadline Two Weeks Away The deadline for the 2020 DEEP Indonesia International Underwater Photo Competition is just two weeks away! To be in with a chance of winning, you’ll need to enter by Saturday, March 7th at 11:59 PM PST. Along with the DPG/Wetpixel Masters Underwater Imaging Competition, the contest is part of the Underwater Competition Series, which is once again offering more than $100,000 in fantastic gear and dive travel prizes! Choose from…

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Canon U.S.A., Inc. | EOS C500 Mark II – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Canon U.S.A., Inc. | EOS C500 Mark II EOS DIGITAL CAMERA LIMITED WARRANTYFor The U.S.A. And Canada OnlyThe limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (Canon U.S.A.) in the United States or Canon Canada Inc., (Canon Canada) in Canada with respect to the Canon brand EOS Digital Camera (the “Product”) *, when purchased and used in the United States or Canada. The Product purchased with this limited warranty is the only EOS Digital Camera to…

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Seraya Secrets – A Bali Dive Site Spotlight – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Seraya Secrets – A Bali Dive Site Spotlight Seraya Secrets is one of the most famous critter diving sites in Bali.  With dark volcanic sand covering the bottom, this series of sites is perfect for underwater photography. Often on the list as one of the sites that our guests want to dive, Seraya Secrets is a very productive dive site.  What makes this dive so popular? Let’s delve into it.Seraya Secrets: Bali’s First True Critter Dive?With the advent of…

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NUPG – NUPG – 10th February Meeting Report – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] NUPG – NUPG – 10th February Meeting Report February saw two club members taking the “stage” to talk about two very different underwater photography topics. The first was by Justin Beevor on his recent trip to the Cayman Islands where he joined the “Digital Madness” team on an Alex Mustard underwater photography workshop. This was his 5th such workshop and so Justin was the perfect club member to tell us what the experience is like. Justin talked about the…

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Saga Magic Tube Review – Underwater Photography Guide – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Saga Magic Tube Review – Underwater Photography Guide I have to admit, when I started seeing underwater macro photos with strange, colorful circles popping up all over the internet, I didn’t know what to make of it. I was a little skeptical at first. I thought perhaps that there was a new editing software that was creating the effect. But when I found out it was actually a little reflective tube known as the Saga Magic Tube that was…

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Bonfire Diving and Photography – PaparazSea – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Bonfire Diving and Photography – PaparazSea See alien like critters you don’t usually find on a regular day dive. All you need is the willingness to dive in during the wee hours of the night. Found a larval stage 1 inch Wunderpus at 5m depth at around 0200 early morning. Was such a delight diving with Ram, it has been years when I last dove with him. Spent a few nights with him after some very cool “bonfire” night…

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Francisco Sedano Vera Photographer | Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Francisco Sedano Vera Photographer | Waterdog Photography The world of underwater images ranges from beautiful wide-angle reef scenes to tiny unusual animals and even dabbles in the surreal.  Francisco Sedano Vera, or Paco, as he likes to be called, has mastered a technique that defines his style.  His subjects are beautiful as photographs, but become works of art once he processes them with a specialized Photoshop plug-in.  1st Place Ocean Art Contest Paco is relatively new to underwater photography…

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Retra ships Prime and Pro Flashes :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Retra ships Prime and Pro Flashes :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Wednesday, January 29th, 2020 Retra is shipping their Retra Flash. Available in two versions, the Pro offers 150 Ws while the Prime has 100Ws. Both have circular flash tubes and a color temperature of 4900°K. Triggering is via fiber optic only, although Retra offers an external electro-optical converter. The Retra Prime costs €799, while the Retra Pro is €899. Both versions are shipping now From Retra’s website New…

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New Retra Flash Begins Shipping – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] New Retra Flash Begins Shipping Retra has announced that the long-awaited new versions of its strobe are now shipping. Boasting circular flash tubes, the Flash Prime and Flash PRO have similar features and functionality but differ in power: the former outputs 100Ws and the latter, 150Ws. The strobes have a color temperature of 4900°K, a beam angle of 130 degrees, and 13 power levels. They are fiber-optically triggered as standard, with electrical triggering available via an optional converter. Interestingly, the…

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Flickr Increases Pro Subscription Price After Admitting the Company Is Still Operating at a Loss – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Flickr Increases Pro Subscription Price After Admitting the Company Is Still Operating at a Loss Flickr Increases Pro Subscription Price After Admitting the Company Is Still Operating at a LossBy Ian Bongso-Seldrup, January 24, 2020 @ 08:30 AM (EST)Source: PetaPixel Following the admission in December 2019 that the company is still losing money despite SmugMug’s acquisition of the company and subsequent efforts to update and modernize the platform, Flickr has announced that the price of a Pro subscription is increasing…

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Break Away From Black – Underwater Macro Photos – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Break Away From Black – Underwater Macro Photos For many years the “black background” has dominated the macro underwater photography social media scene. However, photos with a bright subject composed on a stark black background are so common now they have become passe.  Open any underwater photography page on Facebook or Instagram and there is nothing but a sea of black.  Don’t get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with a well executed black background. This style of photograph…

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The Paralenz Vaquita Has Been Announced – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] The Paralenz Vaquita Has Been Announced Boot Düsseldorf: Paralenz is launching their newest piece of Ocean technology. Paralenz Vaquita is an underwater camera packed for impact, and the company reveals how new sensors and faster processors will spoil their users with exciting updates while adding even more meaningfulness to your dive. According to the CEO, Ulrik Hvid a high-quality viewfinder, faster processors, more and better sensors and a whole new camera exterior will work as levels of continuously improved user…

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Cozumel by Jon Anderson :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Cozumel by Jon Anderson :: Wetpixel.com Cozumel is best known for its endless visibility, swift drift dives, and dramatic reef structure. Most think of turtles, eagle rays, lobsters, and moray eels (which are relatively common) rather than blennies, sea slugs, shrimp, and pelagic larval critters. My first underwater memories were made over 17 years ago in Cozumel when I completed my Junior Open Water diver certification there. Since becoming an underwater photographer a few years ago, I hadn’t been…

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Lembeh Strait Photo Workshop 2020 – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Lembeh Strait Photo Workshop 2020 Our 8th annual NAD Lembeh Photo Workshop will be upon us soon! This popular event is always a favourite time of year for us. The fantastic NAD Lembeh Resort will once again play host to our workshop. NAD is one of the best resorts in Indonesia and is very much geared toward photography. With a large and spacious camera room and a 2:1 guest to guide ratio, it’s the perfect host.Who are the Instructors?Once…

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Engbretson Underwater Photography: Getting Close to Fish: How’s That Done Exactly? – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Engbretson Underwater Photography: Getting Close to Fish: How’s That Done Exactly? Engbretson Underwater Photography: Getting Close to Fish: How’s That Done Exactly? skip to main | skip to sidebar News From Behind the Scenes at Engbretson Underwater Photo and Stories about the Freshwater Environments We Visit. Getting Close to Fish: How’s That Done Exactly? How Do You Get So Close to The Fish? Why Don’t They Spook? That’s a question I get asked frequently by many people. To photograph…

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Artistic Composition – Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Artistic Composition – Waterdog Photography One of the most powerful techniques a photographer can use to tell a story is composition. “A picture is worth a thousand words…” but only if it has something to say. Composition is one of the keys to story telling through imaging. The way you show the subject, secondary subject and environment gives the image the context in which to tell your story. Mastering some compositional concepts will improve your ability to make your…

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Underwater Surrealism and Digital Art – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Underwater Surrealism and Digital Art Grasslands for Cover. Check out the masking job on those blades of grass!   Somewhere in everyone’s mind, there is a line between digital art and a photograph. The fact that this line is different for everybody leads to some very strong opinions on whether an image is art or photo. These strong opinions have led to extremely heated arguments over the years and some have become fanatical about post-process. Good news, we are…

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Nikon Z50 Review – Underwater Photography Guide – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Nikon Z50 Review – Underwater Photography Guide After the eye-catching releases of the Nikon Z7 and Z6 full-frame mirrorless cameras last year, Nikon has continued to expand its Z mount system with the new Nikon Z50 – an APS-C sensor camera focused on being small, light, affordable, and great for vlogging and social media. It enters a crowded field, competing with the likes of the Olympus and Panasonic micro-four-thirds systems and the Sony 6500 and 6600, among others. So…

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Behind the Mask Live-Streaming Underwater Imaging Workshops – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Behind the Mask Live-Streaming Underwater Imaging Workshops At this year’s BOOT Show from January 18–26, the team at Behind the Mask (BTM) is organizing an impressive lineup of underwater imaging workshops. Luminaries like Alex Mustard, Laurent Ballesta, Fred Buyle, Greg Lecoeur, Christian Vizl, Andy Casagrande, Imran Ahmad, Tim Ho, and many more—including DPG Editor Andrew Marriott—will be gracing the stage, providing an exciting opportunity to learn from some of the best in the business. That’s all very well…

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Golden Turtle International Festival 2020 :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Golden Turtle International Festival 2020 :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 The Golden Turtle International Festival is calling for entries to its 2020 contest. It is offering 13 categories for its Photo contest, along with 2 in Art and 2 in Eco-Posters. The contest is free to enter and the deadline for entries is 29 February. Press release The Golden Turtle International Festival is hosting its Wildlife Art & Photography competition for 2020 and invites authors…

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Ocean Art 2019 Winners Announced! – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Ocean Art 2019 Winners Announced! 8th Annual Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest Winners AnnouncedOcean Art Contest Announces the Best Underwater Photos of the Year Culver City, CA – January 13, 2020 – The prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition, organized by the Underwater Photography Guide, has announced its 2019 winners. The 8th annual competition attracted an extremely high caliber of photos from oceans around the world. These photos showcase the best underwater photographs of the year. 2019 was one of the…

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Ocean Art 2019 :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Ocean Art 2019 :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Monday, January 13th, 2020 Overall winner and Coldwater category winner by Greg Lecoeur The results of the 2019 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition have been announced. The winning image was taken by Greg Lecoeur and features a crabeater seal (Lobodon carcinophaga) diving close to some brash ice in Antarctica. The contest awarded 16 categories and many congratulations to the many Wetpixel members that are in the placings. List of Winners Wide…

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Photographer of the Week – Andrea Marshall – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Photographer of the Week – Andrea Marshall Giant oceanic manta, Black Rock, Myanmar   This week, we are excited to showcase the work of well-known scientist and underwater photographer Dr. Andrea Marshall. Andrea was the first person in the world to complete a PhD on manta ray ecology, and after years of studying the local ray populations in Mozambique, is now one of the leading marine field biologists in Southern Africa. She has been featured on National Geographic and…

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Nikon unveils the D780 full frame SLR camera :: Wetpixel.com – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Nikon unveils the D780 full frame SLR camera :: Wetpixel.com by Adam Hanlon Tuesday, January 7th, 2020 At CES, Nikon has announced a successor to the D750 full-frame SLR camera. The D780 has a 24.5MP sensor, combined with the EXPEED 6 image processor, giving a native ISO range of 100 to 51,2000 autofocus is via 51 points, combined with the SF algorithm from the D5. It can shoot 4K UHD video at 30 fps with full-pixel readout and 10-bit…

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Pepe Arcos – UWT Podcast #015 – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Pepe Arcos – UWT Podcast #015 To close 2019 in style we are happy to bring to our podcast Pepe Arcos, who is an underwater photographer combining Fashion and Nature. Pepe Arcos is an award winning photographer and filmmaker who explores both fine art and commercial work.  From a former career as a Graphic Design studio working for large brands and organisations he has become a creative nomad traveling the world.He is constantly tackling new projects that take him…

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Our Six Favourite Photos of 2019 – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Our Six Favourite Photos of 2019 As the year has come to an end, we have reflected back on our past year of photography.  Although we shot mostly video this year, we were also shooting stills along the way.  With a variety of trips throughout Indonesia we were able to visit different areas of the country.  Destinations include Cendrwasih Bay, Raja Ampat, Ambon, the Banda Sea, Alor, Flores, Komodo, Sumbawa, North Sulawesi, and of course Bali. While looking back…

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Cheapest Universal Mobile Phone Underwater Housing for Diving Unbox Part 1 – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Cheapest Universal Mobile Phone Underwater Housing for Diving Unbox Part 1 Those who always dreamed taking down their phones underwater, this cheapo Bluetooth Universal housing from Seafrogs might do… Ever watch the movie The People vs Larry Flynt?. There was one scene in the movie where Larry (played by Woody Harrelson) took a stab at Playboy sharing “8 million people buy it, but nobody is reading it…Playboy is mocking you”… Who is this magazine for anyway? Searching for underwater…

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Thoughts About Ahab’s Rolling Sea by Richard King – Underwater Photography Article

[ad_1] Thoughts About Ahab’s Rolling Sea by Richard King During the year-end quiet period, I read Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick by Richard King.  Ahab’s Rolling Sea, by Richard King Right off the bat, I’m going to say that if you have read Moby-Dick and you are interested in natural history, sperm whales, and our relationship with the sea, this is a terrific book.  It is not a science text per se; Richard is a professor of maritime literature and history.…

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