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Jeani Oosthuyzen

After discovering diving in 2006 I was hooked! From that point on I spent as much time in and on the water as possible.  Growing up next to the shark filled waters of South Africa I was able to continue my diving experiences fairly easily.

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Tony Lowe - freelance

A true lover of the sea and mother nature, Tony Lowe was a freelancer with us, here on Koh Tao for a short time, unfortunately we lost Tony to cancer a few years ago but we are sure that this loveable character, a real fan of Manta Rays, is right where the action is  now

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Telling your Story

Whether you are filming underwater or on dry land, for the big screen or a TV ad, the principles of good story telling and filmmaking are the same. The best results are achieved by combining great camerawork with superlative editing skills, giving you and your viewer the best possible experience.

Great technical shots and camera skills are fundamental to the creation of high quality creative film and video work. How you present these images through editing is then the key to how your work is read and the quality of the production. It is therefore imperative that the camera-person considers whilst shooting the action the information that the production team needs to tell the story. If you are operating independently or as part of a crew being organized and ensuring you understand the shoots that are key to the story aids this process

We aim to teach our videographers to think like a director and function as a complete production team, working from pre-production and story-boarding right through to post-production.

Your concerns will be mainly about the audience: what do you want the audience to be thinking at any particular moment? Where are they going to be looking? And of course, what do you want them to feel? These considerations become the central pre-occupation of an independent videographer and the creative cornerstone upon which all your decisions will be taken.

If you are directing, you have the opportunity to put your signature on the bottom of the frame. You have the opportunity to say,
"This is what I believe. That is my credo. That is what I wish to state." 

Richard Attenborough

Break the Routine

Unfortunately in today’s world routine runs the majority of peoples lives and if you are following a routine day in and day out things will rarely change. You might find yourself thinking and feeling what you thought the day before. Preparing for the same tasks day in day out. The danger of this is waking up one day far away from the kind of life you once dreamed for yourself.

Have you ever day dreamed of what it is like to feel free in the ocean, imagined yourself relaxing on a beach after another adventurous day? How many people can say that as they started their work morning, that they have seen the sun sparkle off the ocean, felt the cool ocean breeze running over their skin. Looking down at crystal clear waters, just like Alice through the looking glass only this time it’s real it’s you and it’s just the beginning of your days adventure…..

Diving opens up these exciting new opportunities for many people. Every day you dive is a new adventure when you enter a new environment or dive site you know that you will experience something that few other people have You will discover something new that day about the amazing creatures and habitats or maybe a personal journey and your dive skills grow as you do. As Underwater Videographers this experience leads to excitement every day over a new critter, plant or behaviour we have never seen and have managed to catch perfectly through the lens.

Whether you choose to dive recreationally for fun on vacations or holidays or take it to the next level with professional, video, photography or even technical training, diving opens up new worlds and experiences that you would perhaps never consider

It just takes that one choice…… We’ve made it are you ready?

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