Tag: freediver

  • Visual Artist Christy Lee Rogers

    In episode #34, host Brett Stanley chats with visual artist Christy Lee Rogers. Christy has a unique approach to underwater photography as she shoots from above the water – capturing the movements and contortions of her models below the surface and creating these amazing painting-like images that tell all sorts of stories to the viewer.

    They speak about how she found her process to create these photos, how music plays a large part in her work, and what the COVID-19 lockdowns has done to make her pivot her business.

    Follow their work: Instagram, Website

  • Cinematographer Vance Burberry

    In episode #33, host Brett Stanley chats with Underwater Cinematographer Vance Burberry. Vance has had an amazing career starting as a lighting designer for Australian Rock bands and now working as a sort after underwater DP in America.

    He’s got some great stories about using film, his experiences chasing submarines for the latest Bad Bunny music video, and how rolling film around an edit suit can give you some crazy visual effects.

    Follow their work: Instagram, Website, IMDB

  • Marine & Dive Co-ordinator Bolívar Sánchez

    In episode #32, host Brett Stanley chats with Marine and dive coordinator Bo Sanchez.

    Based in the Dominican Republic, Bo supervises the ultra large outdoor water tank build by Pinewood Studios and his team works on many of the productions that come to the island to shoot – including huge action films like Triple X, The Mummy, and The Man From Uncle.

    Bo talks through how he trains talent for their underwater scenes, whether he prefers open water or tanks, and what it’s like to ride motorbikes across the surface of water with Vin Diesel.

    Follow their work: Instagram, Website, IMDB

  • Freedive Photographer Michael DK – Suahuatica

    In episode #31, host Brett Stanley is strapping on the fins and talking with freedive photographer Michael DK – also known as Suahuatica. Originally from the Netherlands, Michael grew up on a sailboat with his parents – sailing around the Mediterranean and nurturing a love of the ocean.

    We chat about his experiences travelling the world shooting in underwater caves, why he’s using his mobile phone to take more photos these days, and how he uses Instagram as a way to meet new people and clients.

    Follow their work: Instagram, Website

  • Fine Art Photographer Mallory Morrison

    In episode twenty four, host Brett Stanley chats with Fine Art Photographer Mallory Morrison. Mallory has perfected her ethereal and minimal style underwater, and also her print sales process.

    She shares with us how she got started working with dancers underwater, how she channels her fears and nightmares in to her work as a kind of therapy, and her approach to creating art that sells.

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  • Master Freedive Instructor Roberta Cenedese

    In episode twenty three, host Brett Stanley chats with Master Freedive Instructor & cold water specialist Roberta Cenedese. Based in Vancouver Canada, Roberta often works on film and tv sets coaching actors for their underwater scenes, she works alongside stunt performers as part of the safety team, and provides guidance to the production on how to achieve some of the technical shots their going for.

    They chat about breath holding techniques, how dangerous cold water can be, and how amazing it was working on a show like Siren.

    Follow Roberta: Website

  • 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.