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Call for entries: UPY 2019 Photo

Call for entries: UPY 2019

Underwater Photographer of the Year (UPY) 2019 is calling for entries. It offers 12 standard imaging categories, (of which 4 are dedicated to images taken in the UK) as well as new category for “Marine Conservation Photographer of the Year.” The latter accepts both above and below water images and is free to enter up to 5 images. Entries are open now and the deadline is 4 January 2019.

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Indo-Pacific Nudibranch guide updated Photo

Indo-Pacific Nudibranch guide updated

New World Publications has published the second edition of their definitive Nudibranch & Sea Slug Identification – Indo-Pacific guide. It illustrates 2,138 Indo-Pacific nudibranch and sea slug species, including many currently undescribed. The guide is available now in both print and DRM protected PDF version, priced at $65.

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Heinz 11 is available to download Photo

Heinz 11 is available to download

Issue 11 of Heinz online magazine is now available to download and view. It features imagery from Cai Songda and Kristin Kauge. Articles include alligators in Florida by Hannes Klostermann, Giglio Island by Filippo Borghi, Malin Head by Steve Jones and Sri Lanka and blue whales by Franco Banfi.

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IWC and CMS Launch Online Whale Watching Handbook Photo

IWC and CMS Launch Online Whale Watching Handbook

The International Whaling Commission and the Convention for Migratory Species have created an online handbook that aims to equip anyone who wants to go whale watching with guidance about places to go and questions to ask [potential operators. It currently has over 100 pages of searchable, cross-indexed online content.

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WPOTY 2019 is open for entries Photo

WPOTY 2019 is open for entries

The 2019 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is now open for entries. Adult categories are Animals in their Environment, Animal Portraits, Plants and Fungi, Under Water, Urban Wildlife, Earth’s Environments, Black and White, Creative Visions, Wildlife Photojournalism, and Wildlife Photojournalist Photo Story Award. There are also 4 behavior categories: Amphibians and Reptiles, Birds, Invertebrates and Mammals.

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Ikelite announces housing for the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera Photo

Ikelite announces housing for the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera

Ikelite has announced their 200DL housing for the Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera. Constructed of ABS-PC, the housing has Ikelite’s DL port system and is shipped with a vacuum valve and an M16 accessory port. Lens port compatibility is to be announced, although it is anticipated that it will allow for both Z mount and F mount lenses (with the FTZ Adapter.)

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Controversy swirls around aquarium collecting fish from Blue Heron Bridge Photo

Controversy swirls around aquarium collecting fish from Blue Heron Bridge

The Blue Heron Bridge dive site in South Florida is a well loved dive site for divers and underwater photographers alike due to its numerous species and shallow depths. However, it is also a constant target of hobbyist and professional tropical fish collectors - sometimes illegally, but often legally. The issue bubbled to the surface this weekend when a Galveston, Texas-based aquarium, Moody Gardens, employed three professional tropical fish collectors to remove dozens of species from the famous dive site.

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