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  • Cinematographer & Underwater Camera Operator Ian Takahashi

    In episode five host Brett Stanley speaks with Ian about working with Beyonce and Harry Styles on their underwater music videos, filming scenes for shows like Scandal and Pretty Little Liars, how the Covid-19 virus has affected the film industry, his work on the upcoming Suicide Squad film, dealing with celebrities & actors underwater, and how to start working as an underwater camera operator.

  • Bahamian Underwater Photographer & Freediver Andre Musgrove

    In episode four host Brett Stanley chats with underwater freedive photographer Andre Musgrove about his life growing up in the Bahamas, photographing marine life and models together, the joys of living on a sailboat, and the problem with the Bahamian postal system.

  • Professional Mermaid & Underwater Performer Hannah Fraser

    In this episode, host Brett Stanley chats to Hannah about her career as an underwater performer, the difficulties of posing with tiger sharks in the Bahamas, how she keeps her breath-hold, and tips for aspiring underwater models.

  • Norwegian Underwater Cinematographer Kjetil C. Astrup

    Norwegian underwater cinematographer Kjetil C Astrup tells host Brett Stanley about how he first found his path in underwater camera operating, and how he found himself on the set of the latest James Bond film - No Time To Die.

  • South African Underwater Portrait Photographer Ilse Moore

    Ilse Moore is an underwater portrait photographer based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Her work is dark and dramatic, with an amazing use of colour and lighting.

    In this episode, Brett chats to Ilse about working in her underwater studio, how she creates the images she's known for, and what drives her to keep exploring. They discuss the challenges of building your own equipment, working with clients vs experienced underwater models, and how hard it is to convert feet in to meters in your head (2m = 6.5ft, by the way).

  • Coming Soon – Ilse Moore

    In this episode, dropping 8th April 2020, I’ll be talking to Ilse Moore, an underwater photographer from South Africa, and a woman who’s work inspired me to follow my own path underwater. Ilse’s images can be dark and dramatic, whilst full of colour and life.

    We chat about what it’s like to build your own underwater equipment, mobile swimming pools, how to get the best out of your models, and what it’s like shooting portraits with a fisheye lens!

  • The Underwater Podcast – Trailer

    Welcome to the underwater podcast, a deep dive into the world of underwater portrait photography, cinematography, and everything in between. Featuring interviews with creatives and technical discussions of techniques and how to stay creative.