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The first underwater restaurant in Europe to open in Norway Photo

The first underwater restaurant in Europe to open in Norway

Europe’s first underwater restaurant is slated to open early next year in Norway. The restaurant will seat 100 people and is located in Båly, a town on the south coast of Norway. The building is modern and appears to be tipping into the water with a large panoramic window that will allow diners to view the abundant underwater life. The restaurant will focus on local cuisine.

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DxO acquires the Nik Collection Photo

DxO acquires the Nik Collection

DxO has purchased the Nik Collection assets from Google. The new owner plans to continue to offer the existing Nik Collection as free plugins, but will be developing new versions for release in mid-2018. The company has already incorporated Nik’s U Point technology into their new PhotoLab (previously DxO OpticsPro) RAW conversion software. The existing Nik Collection can be downloaded after supplying an email address.

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Ikelite ships housing for Nikon D850 Photo

Ikelite ships housing for Nikon D850

Ikelite are shipping their housing for the Nikon D850. It features Ikelite’s new Dry Lock (DL) port system and ships with a vacuum valve. Electronic flash triggering is available, with TTL control with the addition of a circuit, hotshoe and Ikelite DS series strobes. Other strobes can be electrically triggered in manual mode. The housing is constructed of Ikelite’s proprietary white ABS-PC.

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Subal announces housing for Nikon D850 Photo

Subal announces housing for Nikon D850

Subal has announced their housing for the Nikon D850. It offers ergonomic access to camera controls and functions, is anodized with a powder coated finish and is designed to be lighter than most Subal housings. Strobe triggering is via electrical or fiber optic with the Subal TTL V2 system. It is compatible with existing Subal ports.

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Sony announces the a7R III Full Frame Mirrorless camera Photo

Sony announces the a7R III Full Frame Mirrorless camera

Sony has announced their new full frame mirrorless camera. The a7R III features a 42.4 MP sensor linked to an updated BIONZ X processing engine, offering a native ISO range of 100-32000. Autofocus has been improved and 4K video is available from the full width of the sensor. Of interest for underwater use is that battery life has been more than doubled over that of the a7R II.

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Show Report: UK DIVE Show 2017 Photo

Show Report: UK DIVE Show 2017

The UK’s major Dive Show was held at the National Exhibition Center, Birmingham last weekend. It attracted many people from around the UK and, as always, large numbers of underwater image makers attended, along with equipment suppliers and travel operators. Wetpixel was on hand to give the community a flavor of the event.

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An Underwater Photographer’s Guide to Lightroom CC 2017 Photo

An Underwater Photographer’s Guide to Lightroom CC 2017

Adobe released significant changes to their offerings for photographers at their MAX convention last week. The popular Lightroom workflow tool has been significantly updated and a new version launched that is designed to offer cloud based access to the image library. To add to the confusion, the existing Lightroom app is now known as Lightroom Classic CC, while the new app inherits the name Lightroom CC. To try and add some clarity, Wetpixel adds a guide for underwater photographers, explaining the new apps and features and giving some ideas on workflow and possible issues.

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