Wiki Science Competition The Wikipedia photo contest around science

  Theis an international photo contest for the sciences, organised by Wikimedia, the movement behind Wikipedia, the famous free encyclopaedia. The Wiki Science Competition has two levels: national and international, in many countries there will be a national contest with its own jury and prizes (more information here), the winning photos will… Continue reading

Shrimp Festival Winners Underwater Photography Contest

The second edition of the Deepblu.com / Scubashooters.net jointly organized festival has just finished. This edition’s theme was Shrimp. First place went to the beautiful hairy shrimp framed by Leon Haoqin Zhao, second place by Tianhong Wang and thirs place by Gyno Simus.     Several hundred photos have been submitted from dozens… Continue reading

Painted doris nudibranch Felimare picta / Marine Biology

nudibranch felimare picta

The painted Doris (Felimare picta) is a nudibranch belonging to the Chromodorididae family. It is one of the families most numerous and common, consisting mainly of medium or large size specimen, characterized by elaborate and glittering colors. They feed on various types of sponges, so it is useful to know… Continue reading

Scuba Diving in Ustica The divers' paradise

Ustica panorama

It was the summer of 2010 when for the first time I set foot on Ustica, the island described as “the divers’ paradise” or “the Tyrrhenian black pearl”. Although I had only one year of diving behind my shoulders, I realized that this island had some peculiarities that found a… Continue reading

Compatibility with GoPro® HERO6 Black Product Release Information No. 487

INON INC. is pleased to announce that existing SD Front Mask for HERO5 is confirmed compatible with HERO6 BLACK in combination with its genuine housing Super Suit as well to attach quality INON attachment lenses designed for actin cameras and adds arm system. Since HERO6 BLACK is identical with HERO5 BLACK in… Continue reading

Anilao Underwater Shootout 2017 Photo Competition Festival - 5th Edition

Anilao underwater shootout 2017

The Anilao Underwater Shootout is organized and sponsored by the Philippine Department of Tourism and is held in Anilao that is so popular as one of the premiere macro destinations in the world.  The Anilao Underwater Shootout attracts many participants from all parts of the world. The competition judges are multi-awarded photographers… Continue reading

Capturing wildlife images: an ethic problem

Wetpixel (along with PADI) highlighted the issues around the ethics of capturing wildlife images in response to an image that had been widely circulated featuring a day octopus (Octopus cyanea) apparently “hitching a ride” on a Hawaiian green turtle (Chelonia mydas). Further investigation around the image revealed that the Smithsonian… Continue reading