INFORMATION ON UNDERWATER COURSES

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TYPES OF COURSE

* Whether you are a complete beginner or a semi-pro, I will design a course that covers your requirements.

* The full 5 day courses will take you through the entire process of making an underwater wildlife film so that each student will aim to complete a 3 minute video DVD, shot, edited and narrated by themselves.

(If you don't want to edit and just concentrate on camera work........no problem.)

* Special GoPro courses. Come and do a trial dive for a day with us and Atlantic Scuba in Falmouth Cornwall (UK). See what you can really do with your GoPro.

*There are 1 & 2 day special short taster courses where students can concentrate on any particular aspect of filmmaking. Camera work, editing, scripting..... you decide. Contact me for details.

* In association with Red Sea Diving Safaris we are hosting a twice yearly video competition. The first prize is a free stay at one of the RSDS resorts for one week. All entry material must to taken at one of these resorts.

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Great footage can easily be ruined by bad editing. The standard 5 day course is a combination of knowing your camera, researching your subject, choosing a location, creating a story and taking good video while at the same time being aware of how everything will come together in the edit.

EQUIPMENT NEEDED

Cameras: Students will need their own underwater camera/housing, although sharing with a friend is an option.

Lights: Lighting although not essential, is extremely important. One light is ample.

If you are thinking of purchasing cameras or lights, then do contact me for advice or contact Cameras Underwater who are based in Devon.

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Editing: If you are considering the edit option as well, then there are many video editing software packages on the market. If you are new to this, I would highly reccomend looking at Adobe Premiere Elements. It is cheap, very versatile and easy to understand. You will need your own laptop.

 

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Essential Reading

Jeff's book 'A Guide to Underwater Wildlife Video & Editing' is costed into the courses and sent out to students prior to the course start dates.

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Foreward by BBC TV presenter Miranda Krestovnikof. The book covers all the information discussed on the courses and prepares students for making the most of their time while on location.

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Digital Compact Cameras up to High End Professional. You don't need expensive cameras to make good underwater videos.

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SUBJECTS COVERED ON COURSES

Subjects covered are in this down-loadable PDF file

 

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