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Memory card survives 8 months underwater Photo

Memory card survives 8 months underwater

A hobbyist photographer’s camera and memory card were snagged by an alligator he was photographing. Thinking the camera was lost forever, he was shocked when eight months later a gator came out of the pond with the lost camera wrapped around his leg. Even more surprising was the fact that the memory card worked after all that time.

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New research into Yucatan whale shark movements Photo

New research into Yucatan whale shark movements

Robert Hueter, a marine biologist at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida, has published a paper in the PLoS ONE journal describing the movements of the whale sharks (Rhincodon typus) that aggregate around the Yucatan Peninsula off Mexico.

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Canon announces 4 new compact models Photo

Canon announces 4 new compact models

Canon has announced 4 new compact cameras in its PowerShot range. Key new models for underwater use are the G16 and the S120. Both cameras feature improved AF performance and DIGIC 6 image processors with a 12.1-megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensors.

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RIP Captain Chris Senetra Photo

RIP Captain Chris Senetra

Some very sad news from Bird’s Underwater of Crystal River, Florida. Captain Chris Senetra died of a heart attack following an early morning manatee tour yesterday. For many visiting the area to swim, photograph and interact with the manatees, Captain Chris was a guide, expert and advocate. Our thoughts go out to her family and friends.

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RED CEO resigns Photo

RED CEO resigns

Jim Jannard, CEO and founder of RED has resigned and handed the company on to Jarred Land, the current president. Jannard announced his resignation in a post on the Reduser forum.

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Samy’s Camera ventures underwater Photo

Samy’s Camera ventures underwater

Photographic retailer Samy’s Camera is now offering a range of underwater housings and products. In addition to retail, Samy’s plans to offer underwater imaging related workshops, classes and trips.

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