The Technical Ingenuity of National Geographic’s Photo Engineering Department

January 6, 2015

By David Walker

While working on a story about coral reefs several years ago, underwater photographer David Doubilet was trying to figure out a way to trigger cameras mounted on a retired military ship as it was scuttled to create an artificial reef off Key West, Florida. He planned to mount cameras on the deck to capture still images and time-lapse video as...

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