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Paper documents manta mating behavior
A paper has been published in the journal Fish Biology detailing a 14-year study into the mating and courtship behavior of oceanic (Manta birostris) and reef (Mobula alfredi) manta rays. The study used behavioral observations, video and photographic records to catalog 229 courtship events in the Maldives.
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Underwater Tribe Podcast number 11: Dr Mark Erdmann
Wetpixel Moderator, Mike Veitch has released episode 11 of the Underwater Tribe Diving and Adventure Podcast. It features a conservation icon, Mark Erdman, talking about his history, the creation and challenges of marine parks in Indonesia and why he has a positive outlook on the future of our oceans.
Nauticam ships NA-R housing for Canon EOS-R
Nauticam is shipping their NA-R housing for the Canon EOS-R full frame mirrorless camera. It is compatible with both the new RF and legacy EF mount lenses via Nauticam’s N120 port system. It is equipped with two lens release buttons for the different lens types. Flash triggering is via optional manual or TTL triggers and it ships with a vacuum bulkhead as standard.
Change of ownership at Wetpixel
Wetpixel Editor Adam Hanlon is very excited to announce that he has taken on the ownership of Wetpixel with effect from 1 December. Practically this means that he will be able to devote significantly more time and resources to developing the site and creating new features of benefit to the Wetpixel community. This will build on the fantastic work done by the previous owner, Eric Cheng, who will continue to be involved as an advisor.
Nimar ships MPZ7 PRO housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7
Nimar is shipping their MPZ7 PRO housing for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. Constructed of acetal resin and aluminum, it is equipped with Nimar’s Synchro flash trigger, has 2 five optic ports and has both M14 and M16 accessory bulkhead. Lens compatibility is via the NIM-108 mount.
Sea&Sea announces MDX housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7
Sea&Sea has announced their MDX housing for the Nikon Z7 and Z6 full frame mirrorless cameras. It works with Sea&Sea’s MDX-series ports and gears and it will accommodate F-mount lenses and Nikon’s FTZ mount adapter. The housing’s focus/zoom dial has two gears, one for F-mount lenses and one for Z-mount lenses. Strobe triggering is via an electrical connector or the optional hotshoe-mounted Optical YS converter.
It’s that time of year again, when thousands of divers and underwater photographers descend on the desert in the middle of Nevada. DEMA 2018 has started and Wetpixel is here covering it once again. Our coverage this year is a bit more relaxed as we seek to feature some of the highlights of what it is like to be immersed in the show itself. Check the Wetpixel website for new gear announcements with in depth features.
Nauticam ships housing for Nikon Z6 and Z7 mirrorless cameras
Nauticam is shipping their housing for the Nikon Z6 and Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras. It is compatible with the company’s existing N120 port systems and Nikon’s F mount lenses via adapter, as well as Z mount lenses. The housing offers 2 lens releases buttons to cope with this. The NA-Z7 is shipped with a manual optoelectrical flash trigger preinstalled and has a lever allowing easy switching between EVF and LCD screen.