Filming with the Sony F900 HD camera in Yonoguni, Japan

Filming with the Sony F900 HD camera in Yonoguni, Japan

 

  • 50 year professional photographer/ cinematographer
  • U.S. Navy qualified diver: graduate of US Naval School of Underwater Swimmers. Key West, FL
  • U.S. Marine Corps: served in the elite 1st Force Reconnaissance Company 1960-1966
  • MAC-V S.O.G. Naval Warfare, SEAL Team One: assigned to this team to conduct covert operations, directed by the CIA, during the Vietnam War
  • Qualified to use oxygen rebreather equipment: LAR-5, MK 15.5, British Inspiration & Evolution Closed Circuit Rebreathers
  • Certified NAUI & C-MAS diving instructor: certified to teach all levels of specialty diving courses.
  • Certified CCR Diver by Technical Diver International
  • Extensive diving experience: in tropical, temperate, and cold waters around the world.
  • CineFlex and Tyler Mount: aerial filming qualified
  • Inventor and Founder of Technical Lighting Control Corp. Strobe arm system that set the standard in the photographic industry for stills, video and film cameras. Sold to Aqua Vision and Nikon, now marketed by Aquatica, of Canada (www.aquatica.ca)
 Tom filming with the RED EPIC in the NAUTICAM housing, Komodo, Indonesia

Tom filming with the RED EPIC in the NAUTICAM housing, Komodo, Indonesia