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The Underwater Photography Guide is pleased to announce that the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2020 will be accepting images through November 30, 2020!
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Ocean Art 2020 Underwater Photo Competition Announced!

Ocean Art 2020 Underwater Photo Competition Announced!
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The Underwater Photography Guide is pleased to announce that the prestigious Ocean Art Underwater Photo Competition 2020 will be accepting images through November 30, 2020!

Los Angeles – April 14, 2020 08:00 AM PST – The Underwater Photography Guide is delighted to announce that it is accepting entries for the Ocean Art 2020 annual underwater photo competition.

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Capture underwater photo and videos with your iPhone!
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SeaLife SportDiver iPhone Housing Has Been Announced

SeaLife SportDiver iPhone Housing Has Been Announced
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Capture underwater photo and videos with your iPhone!

Smartphones have become the go-to camera for capturing special moments in our daily lives. With phone-camera technology continuously evolving, most people have started to transition away from using a dedicated alltogether. So we were very happy to hear that SeaLife has designed an underwater housing that lets the everyday iPhone user capture underwater photos and videos! The SeaLife SportDiver iPhone housing is compatible with every iPhone model from iPhone 7 and up!

 


 

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Select Deals Through July 7th: Bluewater Photo is have a HUGE SALE on underwater photo and video gear sale with amazing deals up to 42% off - Nauticam, Kraken, Aquatica, Light & Motion, Big Blue, and more!
By Nirupam Nigam

Amazing Underwater Photo and Video Gear Sale!

Bluewater's Huge Underwater Photo and Video Gear Sale!
Nirupam Nigam
Select Deals Through July 7th: Bluewater Photo is have a HUGE SALE on underwater photo and video gear sale with amazing deals up to 42% off - Nauticam, Kraken, Aquatica, Light & Motion, Big Blue, and more!

SELECT ITEMS ON SALE THROUGH JULY 7th!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nirupam Nigam is a dedicated underwater photographer and fisheries scientist. While growing up in Los Angeles he fell in love with the ocean and pursued underwater photography in the local Channel Islands. He received degrees in Aquatic and Fisheries Science and General Biology, as well as a minor in Arctic Studies, at the University of Washington. Now he works as a fisheries observer on boats in the Bering Sea and North Pacific. When he is not at sea, he is traveling with his fiancee and taking photos. Check out more of his photography at www.photosfromthesea.com!

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This awesome giveaway ends June 19th, 2020! Enter Now!
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Win a GoPro and a Month of Free Live Classes at Bluewater University

Win a GoPro and a Month of Free Live Classes at Bluewater University
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This awesome giveaway ends June 19th, 2020! Enter Now!

Bluewater University is excited to announce our first giveaway to kick off our launch! The winner will receive a brand new GoPro Hero 8 as well as one month of FREE classes on Bluewater University!!!! We have been adding highly qualified instructors and courses on our website, and the winner will be able to learn from all of them!

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Bluewater University Launches as a New Online Portal for Underwater Education
By UWPG Editors

Bluewater University is Launched!!

Bluewater University is Launched!!
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Bluewater University Launches as a New Online Portal for Underwater Education

Bluewater University is the first online platform that is fully dedicated to providing live virtual classes in all things related to underwater - including underwater photography, underwater video, and dive travel. You can sign up now for free.

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Just a few minutes of your time can help improve education and awareness of coral reef conservation!
By Robert Bailey

THE REEF-WORLD FOUNDATION NEEDS YOUR HELP

THE REEF-WORLD FOUNDATION NEEDS YOUR HELP
Robert Bailey
Just a few minutes of your time can help improve education and awareness of coral reef conservation!

THE REEF-WORLD FOUNDATION NEEDS YOUR HELP

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Robert has worked professionally on commercial television sets doing production photography, shot modern dance for the art department at the University of Calgary, and has worked in a freelance capacity shooting a variety of subjects. Rob worked as a NAUI scuba instructor, and then instructor trainer for the University of Calgary from 1993-1999. He is still an avid diver, and never dives without a camera. 


He moved to Europe in the late 1990s and now resides in the UK. 

 

Robert has enjoyed success in both national and international underwater photography competitions over the years. As a result his images have been published in national magazines, books, scientific publications, and newspapers in the UK. He’s an active committee member for the British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP), and the website administrator for the Bristol Underwater Photography Group (BUPG). He’s written several articles for national dive magazines, and often gives presentations on his own underwater photography and photographic technique for photographic clubs in the UK. 

 

Robert worked as a technical specialist, and then technical account manager in the IT industry for many years, and now works part time as a photographer, and full time as editor for the Underwater Photography Guide. 

 

You can see more of Robert's work at www.robertbaileyphotography.com

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The Panasonic S1H has become the first mirrorless camera approved for use in Netflix productions
By Nirupam Nigam

The Panasonic S1H is Certified for Netflix

Panasonic S1H is Certified for Netflix
Nirupam Nigam
The Panasonic S1H has become the first mirrorless camera approved for use in Netflix productions

There's some good news out there for aspiring documentary film makers and Panasonic users - the Panasonic S1H has recently been certified for Netflix! The S1H is the first video/stills hybrid camera as well as the first mirrorless camera to be accepted by the platform.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Nirupam Nigam is a dedicated underwater photographer and fisheries scientist. While growing up in Los Angeles he fell in love with the ocean and pursued underwater photography in the local Channel Islands. He received degrees in Aquatic and Fisheries Science and General Biology, as well as a minor in Arctic Studies, at the University of Washington. Now he works as a fisheries observer on boats in the Bering Sea and North Pacific. When he is not at sea, he is traveling with his fiancee and taking photos. Check out more of his photography at www.photosfromthesea.com!

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New Dive Camera from Paralenz Turns Regular Divers into Citizen Scientists.
By UWPG News

The Paralenz Vaquita Has Been Announced!

The Paralenz Vaquita Has Been Announced!
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New Dive Camera from Paralenz Turns Regular Divers into Citizen Scientists.

Boot Düsseldorf: Paralenz is launching their newest piece of Ocean technology. Paralenz Vaquita is an underwater camera packed for impact, and the company reveals how new sensors and faster processors will spoil their users with exciting updates while adding even more meaningfulness to your dive.

 

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The winning photos from a special Ocean Art "Safe Under the Sea" underwater photo competition are absolutely stunning...
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Ocean Art Safe Under the Sea Winners Announced!

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The winning photos from a special Ocean Art "Safe Under the Sea" underwater photo competition are absolutely stunning...

Ocean Art Safe Under the Sea Underwater Photo Contest Winners Announced

Ocean Art Announces the Winners of a Special “Safe Under the Sea” Underwater Photo Contest

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Paralenz collects over $25,950.00 for marine conservation charity during Blue Friday Campaign
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Paralenz Raises Money for Marine Conservation

Paralenz Raises Money for Marine Conservation
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Paralenz collects over $25,950.00 for marine conservation charity during Blue Friday Campaign

COPENHAGEN, Dec. 10th, 2019Paralenz raised $25,950.00 during the company’s Blue Friday campaign. The amount will be donated to marine conservation charity The Reef-World Foundation. Thrilled by the amount raised by its users, the company extends the donation campaign until Christmas. 

 

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