I am a cameraman specialising in shooting subjects great and small - in, on and around the worlds oceans.

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Dan Beecham is a wildlife cameraman specialising in filming creatures great and small - in, on and around the worlds oceans.

Dan works as a freelancer, operating from bases in Cape Town and the UK. He is an owner/operator of a Sony F55 in Gates underwater housing and has filmed with the RED Dragon and many other camera systems. Dan brings a wide range of expertise to shoots, with experience as a drone operator, skills in motion control time-lapse work, as well as long lens and sync work. He is also trained as a technician on the Cineflex Ultra.

For two years Dan worked full time on the forthcoming 'BLUE PLANET 2' series under the BBC NHU camera bursary scheme, spending over 500 days in the field. The series is due to air October 2017

Dan on location for 'REEF' shooting with the series' custom made scope camera - ©BBC/Rachel Butler

Dan on location for 'REEF' shooting with the series' custom made scope camera - ©BBC/Rachel Butler

BBC 'BLUE PLANET 2'

From early 2015, Dan embarked on two intensive years of shooting spending over 500 days in the field for the long-awaited follow up to the BBCs 2001 series, 'The Blue Planet'. Dans assignments took him from the frozen far north to film feeding whales, to some of the most remote and pristine atolls documenting life on coral reefs.

Dan filming Cape Fur Seals in Cape Town with Sony F55 for BBC 'SHARK'

Dan filming Cape Fur Seals in Cape Town with Sony F55 for BBC 'SHARK'

BBC 'SHARK'

Dan worked on the 2015 BBC series 'SHARK', working both behind and in front of the camera. Dan worked on the 'tow-cam' sequence in Cape Town, a shoot involving spending many days at seas attempting to capture seals, dolphins and sharks in pursuit of a custom-made 'tow-cam' system. He also appeared on camera working underwater filming great white sharks.