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Paul ‘Duxy’ Duxfield has joined forces with Emperor Divers to lead two Red Sea liveaboard trips offering relaxed flexibility and personal advice on photo, video, processing and production. At the forefront of underwater photography and travel for many years, Duxy brings with him a light-hearted take on the diving world and how it has changed the way we now take underwater photographs and video. He combines his time helping people to choose and use cameras, housings, strobes and lenses, escorting trips and running workshops around the world. Each itinerary has been specifically tailored to provide fantastic photographic opportunities with the bonus of Duxy’s knowledge.…

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Back in January 2018, The Scuba News Canada published the trailer of “I am Salmon”, a video by Peter Mieras, about the importance and life cycle of wild Pacific salmon. Since that time “I am Salmon” has won two awards. The first one was in Romania at the International Short Stop film festival, and the second was in Morocco at the International Festival of Environmental Films of Chefchaouen. At the San Diego Undersea film exhibit, “I am Salmon” came in second place in audience choice on one of the evenings of the presentation. I am Salmon was filmed around the Alberni Valley, British…

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Video content is something most consumers are familiar with but aren’t quite aware of just how important it is. A B2C study reported in Forbes found that 90% of internet users stay on websites that utilize video content, with those users clicking off of websites that don’t. Scuba companies, which must embrace technology to remain competitive in the industry, have put video software to good use. From bespoke video-making services to kit companies taking the opportunity to give live-action demonstrations, the uses of video tech in modern scuba businesses are varied and creative. Making continued use of innovative video content will be important for…

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Just in time for Christmas, Stuart Seldon has published his annual 2019 calendar, “Wrecks and Reefs” which contain a collection of his underwater photos from http://www.wetspotimages.com. These photos include the Great Lakes, Caribbean and the west coast of Canada. This is the 8th year Stuart has published this calendar. Stuart says “I’m just one of those guys that keeps chugging along doing 150 dives a year, and have been for over four decades.” He was certified in 1974, and became an Instructor in 1978.  Stuart ran a dive Op in Tobermory before moving to the Bahamas and Grand Cayman where he…

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Scuba diving opens up a whole new world of underwater discovery and one of the best ways to capture memories is with underwater photography. Combining diving with photography, whilst trying to watch stunning (and often moving) marine life, presents its own challenges though. It is an addictive hobby and one that requires patience, practice, and some insider knowledge on how to get the best image. Master Buoyancy Control One of the first skills to master before becoming an underwater photographer is buoyancy. Good buoyancy is key for capturing images and reducing shaky camera movements. Holding the camera with both hands also…

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Arctic Kingdom is the global leader in land-based travel, custom experiences and logistics in the Arctic. Unparalleled expertise in Arctic wildlife and habitat, and unmatched access, built through years of experience and deep-rooted relationships with local Inuit communities, allows Arctic Kingdom to provide the most incredible Arctic experiences in safety and comfort. Arctic Kingdom uniquely offers polar bear viewing in every season throughout the year, as well as exclusive opportunities to safely see narwhal, bowhead whales, walrus, and even polar diving. From scheduled Arctic safaris, to private journeys, and logistic support for film & TV productions, Arctic Kingdom has been…

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Remotely operated underwater vehicle brings 4K recording and 1080p livestreaming to consumers and professionals with advanced stabilization technology Navatics, expert in underwater robotics, today announced the pre-sale of Navatics MITO, a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) equipped with advanced active stabilization technology that provides new levels of underwater video steadiness in an affordable, 6.6 lbs. underwater drone. Available starting at the affordable super early bird price of $1,199, Navatics MITO offers aquatic videography for all. As the market for underwater drones is growing rapidly, Navatics MITO provides a professional-quality and easy-to-pilot underwater drone to videographers, divers, hobbyists, fishers, adventurers and…

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Capture your amazing blue o two holiday with professional equipment and encapsulate it forever. GoPro Hero5 Sets are now available to hire on-board blue o two Red Sea liveaboards and blue Voyager in the Maldives. The GoPro Hero5 set includes underwater housing, light, frame and filtering equipment, providing the full kit to produce extremely high-quality photography in both low lighting and environments with reduced visibility. After capturing your blue o two experience, send your footage and images to blue o two, where your content could be shared with over 50,000 followers on blue o two’s social media! Red Sea- Hire…

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Scubashooters.net and its team are proud to announce that Entries for the contest opened the 1st of March 2018. The competition will be hosted on the scubashooters.net website. 40 sponsors, each one a worldwide leader in the diving industry will support an extremely rich prize over 60000 USD total value! As already cited, entries will be accepted from the 1st of March 2018 till the 22nd of April and after competition ends the scubashooters.net international jury will take the charge of the hard decision on the winning photos. Mr Henry Jager ( head of jury ) from Switzerland, Mrs Beth Watson…

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