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Underwater Pregnancy Portraits with Melissa

Underwater Pregnancy Portraits by Rosemary Allen

Former underwater videographer Melissa Oliver, joined us again in February, but this time she wasn’t behind the camera but on the other side of the lens. We got together to celebrate and record a special time in her life. We where privileged to be asked to shoot some creative underwater portraits of Melissa during her pregnancy. We have been planning similar shoots for quite some time so, were very excited to get the project underway working with someone who we know well.

Our starting point was a series of images that Melissa had seen and found inspiring, we discussed what would be possible within the time frames and what would not be too strenuous on her and the baby. Working underwater  can be demanding and physical, so we had to be sure that our model was happy and safe during the shoot taking into consideration the pregnancy. Melissa is very experienced in the water so we knew just how far we could push the shoot.

Our team consisted of Lisa Denholm - make up artist, Lara Dakers - support diver, and Rosemary Allen, we also must give special thanks to Jeffery Glenn from Ban’s Technical Diving for his additional lighting help. The images where shot with a Tokina 10-17mm on a 7D with Inon Strobes. We shot towards the end of the day which helped with the crazy light effects but also posed other technical issues.

We love how beautifully serene Melissa looks and the lighting effects we managed to create. We didn’t quite pull off some of the ideas we had but we learnt a lot from the project and are looking forward to our next creative shoot which we are busy rubbing our hands with glee to get on with. Watch this space :)


Underwater Portrait by Rosemary Allen


Melissa masking light underwater pregnancy




PADI Pro Underwater Cinematographers footage helps make Indian TV show a resounding success

Back in January, thanks to Ban's Diving Resort and the Tourist Authority of Thailand, we worked with Perfect Ten, a travel show for NDTV Good Times in India. The show focuses on the ten "must do" things in each country and features Koh Tao as one of the worlds top Diving destinations.

Our very own, PADI Pro Underwater Cinematographer Michelle Gilham filmed the underwater shots and shots of the dive school for the TV crew, whilst an instructor from Ban's Diving Resort taught the presenter to dive. The show was released in April 2013 and reached an audience of approximately 42 million viewers on it's first showing.

NDTV Good Times is the flagship channel of NDTV Life Style and the show, previously called "Ten things…." won the APNENA english media award in 2011. The show is designed to offer travel tips to a young fashion conscious and adventurous audience.

Splash Dance n Swim - Little Mermaids on Koh Tao

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We were in the pool last week with Splash Dance and Swim and our budding merkids Isabella and Mia. The new course offered by Splash Dance and Swim is a Mermaid training, available to both locals and vistors alike and will consist of a pool training session and mermaid tail work followed by open water sessions with SplashDance 'n' Swims Director and fully qualified swim instructor Nicola. The Film Co.s Rosemary Allen will be available for bookings to get those precious underwater shots as the children gain their mermaid tails. Find out more at Alternatively try the facebook page.

PADI Pro Underwater Cinematography Course May 2nd - June 6th 2013

The Film Companies Pro Underwater Cinematography course commences on May 2nd. The six week course teaches the individual the skills of underwater video and production commences on February 4th Follow the course link to find out more.

The Film Company's Rosemary Allen produces the Ban's and Sunshine divers performance for Koh Tao festival

The Film Company's very own Rosemary Allen, produced choreographed, directed and performed in the Ban's & Sunshine resort performance for the Koh Tao Festival 0n June 18th.

Not only that but the Film Co. crew got involved and assisted with making the props and filming the performance on the evening.

The festival is designed to raise awareness of the ecological issues surrounding the island and all the participants volunteer there time and efforts to ensure the success of the show.

Poli Nahum of Ban's made all of the basic structures on which the costumes where based and a crew including Berger, Sebastian, Hannah Griffiths, Krista Espilen, Gopi, Baz, Fai, and the DMT team at sunshine assisted with, cutting the cardboard shapes creating chicken wire sculptures, paper mache and painting.

Many thanks go to the cast - Natalie, Kim, Liz, Sebass, Hannah, Pannee, Taylor, Tom, Krista, Nyi, Nikki, Nat, Fai, Shay, Rocky, Kate, Piere, Duncan, Matt, Lars, Petra, Eleane, Emma, Julia, Fifi, and all the other sunshine DMT's

The show was a resounding success and to quote a source

"superb, the best yet!"

Watch this space for the up coming video.

PADI Pro Underwater Cinematography Course April 8th - May 15th 2013

The Film Companies Pro Underwater Cinematography course commences on February 4th. The six week course teaches the individual the skills of underwater video and production commences on April 8th Follow the course link to find out more.