Sunday, September 20, 2020

Check Out This RedBull.com Interview Of Freediving Cameraman Alex Voyer

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Freediving and underwater documentaries do not often go together. However, one freediving underwater cameraman is rewriting the rule book with his stunning work on Netflix’sOur Planet” documentary.

In a RedBull.com interview, Alex Voyer discusses the various challenges posed by shooting underwater on one breath, especially for his latest work which was shot in Antarctica. The cold posed a challenge as Alex was spending a lot of time in 0 degrees C/32 degrees F water wearing only a 7mm wetsuit.

According to Voyer, shooting as a freediving cameraman requires some adaptation and modification of techniques to those used by a normal underwater cameraman using scuba gear or a rebreather. While it is challenging, one of the advantages of shooting while freediving is your speed of response. If the team sees any action, Alex can be in the water in a flash.

You can read more about Alex Voyer shooting in the Antarctic here.

Netflix's 'Our Planet' Documentary
Netflix’s ‘Our Planet’ Documentary series

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Sam Helmyhttps://www.deeperblue.com
Sam Helmy is a TDI/SDI Instructor Trainer, and PADI Staff and Trimix Instructor. Diving for 28 years, a dive pro for 14, I have traveled extensively chasing my passion for diving. I am passionate about everything diving, with a keen interest in exploration, Sharks and big stuff, Photography and Decompression theory. Diving is definitely the one and only passion that has stayed with me my whole life!

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