9 episodes

A podcast for anyone interested in the world of Underwater Portrait Photography, Cinematography, and everything in between. Hosted by underwater photographer Brett Stanley.

The Underwater Podcast The Underwater Podcast

    • Visual Arts
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

A podcast for anyone interested in the world of Underwater Portrait Photography, Cinematography, and everything in between. Hosted by underwater photographer Brett Stanley.

    Director of Photography Pete Romano ASC - Part 1 - Episode Eight

    Director of Photography Pete Romano ASC - Part 1 - Episode Eight

    In episode eight, host Brett Stanley is speaking with Underwater Director of Photography Pete Romano ASC. Pete’s career spans over 40 years in the film industry where he's worked on some iconic movies including The Abyss, Titanic, Waterworld, Mission Impossible, and most recently Call of the Wild. Pete also runs one of the best known underwater cinema housing and lighting companies in the world, Hydroflex. He’s been a stunt man, a hoarder of underwater film memorabilia, and he talked Al Pachino in to going for a swim! Discuss the episode in our facebook group. Visit our YouTube for livestreams Follow Pete and Hydroflex: Website, Instagram, Facebook

    • 51 min
    Lifestyle and Surf Photographer Sarah Lee - Episode Seven

    Lifestyle and Surf Photographer Sarah Lee - Episode Seven

    In episode seven, host Brett Stanley is speaking with Hawaiian born surf and lifestyle photographer Sarah Lee. They chat about her life on the water, how she found her love for surf photography, and what it's like to photograph pro surfer Lakey Peterson for the cover of ESPN's The Body Issue! Discuss the episode in our facebook group. Visit our YouTube for livestreams Follow Sarah Lee on her Website, Facebook, and Instagram

    • 55 min
    Costumers & Underwater Models Jessica Dru & Rachel Day - Episode Six

    Costumers & Underwater Models Jessica Dru & Rachel Day - Episode Six

     In episode six, host Brett Stanley is speaking with Rachel Day and Jessica Dru, two underwater models and fantasy costumers that have spent the past 10 years honing their skills. Jess & Rachel use their modelling as a distraction from careers in the video game industry, and they regularly team up with other talented people to create amazingly detailed fantasy photoshoots. They talk about their entry in to underwater modelling, how important safety and communication is, and the best fabrics to use if you want to get that all important underwater flow. Discuss the episode in our facebook group. Visit our YouTube for livestreams Follow Jessica Dru on Facebook and InstagramFollow Rachel Day on Facebook and Instagram 

    • 56 min
    Cinematographer & Underwater Camera Operator Ian Takahashi - Episode Five

    Cinematographer & Underwater Camera Operator Ian Takahashi - Episode Five

     In episode five host Brett Stanley speaks with Ian about working with Beyonce and Harry Styles on their underwater music videos, filming scenes for shows like Scandal and Pretty Little Liars, how the Covid-19 virus has affected the film industry, his work on the upcoming Suicide Squad film, dealing with celebrities & actors underwater, and how to start working as an underwater camera operator. Discuss the episode in our facebook group. Follow Ian's work here: Website, Instagram, and IMDBCheck out our regular youtube livestreams.

    • 59 min
    Bahamian Underwater Photographer & Freediver Andre Musgrove - Episode Four

    Bahamian Underwater Photographer & Freediver Andre Musgrove - Episode Four

    In episode four host Brett Stanley chats with underwater freedive photographer Andre Musgrove about his life growing up in the Bahamas, photographing marine life and models together, the joys of living on a sailboat, and the problem with the Bahamian postal system.View the show notesDiscuss the episode in our facebook group.Follow Andre's work here: Website, Instagram, and FacebookCheck out The Last Looks Podcast for an insight into the Hair & Makeup departments of the Film & Television Industry.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Professional Mermaid & Underwater Performer Hannah Fraser - Episode Three

    Professional Mermaid & Underwater Performer Hannah Fraser - Episode Three

    In this episode, host Brett Stanley chats to Hannah Fraser/Hannah Mermaid about her career as an underwater performer, the difficulties of posing with tiger sharks in the Bahamas, how she keeps her breath-hold, and tips for aspiring underwater models.View the show notesDiscuss the episode in our facebook group. Follow Hannah's work here: Website, Instagram, and Facebook 

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Jan Balster ,

Wonderful peek behind the curtain of underwater image making!

This podcast is a wonderful peek behind the curtain of underwater image making. Brett is a great host and outstanding underwater photographer. He can really relate to his guests and ask the questions that are important to his listeners. Definitely all thumbs up on this podcast!

Filmworker ,

Great Listen!

I’m not a photographer and I don’t particularly like being under the water but found this podcast captivating and interesting. Looking forward to more episodes 😜

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