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


Skills and Qualifications

On location for 'BLUE PLANET 2 - COASTS' shooting topside with Red Dragon

Widely travelled wildlife cameraman, specialising in underwater filming but also experienced in drone, long lens, sync and motion-control work.

Digital cinematography with RED Digital Cinema, Sony and Phantom hi-speed cameras

Aerial filming with DJI Inspire & Phantom Drones. UK PFCO & FAA Part 107.

Shooting RED Dragon with underwater slider for 'BLUE PLANET 2 - REEF'

Amphibico and Gates housing technician – experienced in shooting servicing, maintaining, fixing and problem solving issues on housing, camera and lighting systems

Timelapse / mo-co timelapse (topside and underwater)

Use of macro scope/probe lenses (topside & underwater)

Use of gimbals (Movi/Ronin) for motion control work

15+ years diving experience in numerous locations and disciplines – extensive network within diving and marine conservation community

HSE Part 4 scuba diver (with current HSE dive medical)

RYA Level 2 Powerboat Skippers Ticket

Filming with DJI Inspire 1 Drone in the Galapagos Islands for 'BLUE PLANET 2 - COASTS'

Filming with DJI Inspire 1 Drone in the Galapagos Islands for 'BLUE PLANET 2 - COASTS'

Comfortable with extreme / hostile environments & wild animals

Experienced field medic - IMCA Diver Medic Technician; courses undertaken in 2006, 2009 & 2012

TDI & IANTD Re-breather diver (Inspiration & Evolution certified) - over ten years experience diving CCR

Experience with a range of minicams / POV cameras / Pole-cams / Tow-Cams

Use of jibs, sliders, and other grip gear - topside and underwater

Experience in pre-production; researching locations and sequences, creating shot-lists, planning logistics for shoots and dive expeditions

Adobe Premier Pro & Final Cut Pro editor. Additional experience in post-production including use of VTRs and video library management duties

Time spent in the on-line, grade and final mix

DDRC Recompression Camber Operator