Nature Cinema

A collection of shorts by underwater cameraman Richard Brooks, using footage mainly shot during the year 2012.

Shot list

0.11- 0.18- 3 Divers Descend from boat, back-lit by sun
0.18- 0.25– Tracking shot of fan, fish and diver
0.26- 0.33 – Big Eye Trevally school split away from reef
0.33- 0.47 – Gray Reef Sharks amid Big Eye Trevallies
0.48- 0.55 – Trevally scuffing Gray Reef Shark
0.56- 1.00 – Wide shot of Trevallies and Snapper
1.00- 1.06 – Giant Moray and Juvenile cleaner wrasse
1.06- 1.10- Adolescent Napoleon Wrasse
1.11- 1.20- Swimming Moray Naopleon at end
1.20- 1.24- Nuclear hunting with Moray, Napoleon and Blue-fin Trevally
1.25- 1.30- Wide upwards shot of White-tip reef sharks, reef and divers.
1.30- 1.32- Medium shot of swimming White-tip reef shark
1.32- 1.35- Napoleon Wrasse and gathering White-tips
1.35- 1.39 Group of White-tips traveling over reef
1.39- 1.43 Gray Reef Shark revealed behind Snappers
1.43- 1.51- Sharks, Trevally and Snappers hunt over a reef
1.51- 1.55- Sharks, Napoleon, Snapper and Grouper hunt fish under coral head.
1.55- 2.05- Giant Trevally catches fleeing fish
2.05- 2.17- Silhouetted Gray reef shark and diver
2.23- 2.27- Medium wide static shot of Anemone
2.27- 2.35- Porcelain Crab walks through tentacles on Anemone
2.35- 2.43- Porcelain Crab filter feeding on Anemone
2.43- 2.51- Commensal Shrimp in Anemone Tentacles
2.51- 2.55- Static shot of Red fin Anthias in current over reef
2.55-2.59 Static medium shot of red-fin Anthias diving into reef
2.59- 3.23- 5 Mantas revealed by Snappers in mid water
3.23- 3.31- Manta swimming up to surface
3.31- 3.39- Rotating shot of 4 Mantas and sun
3.39- 3.47- Single Manta swimming through Fusiliers
3.47- 3.55 Moon Jellies backlit
3.55- 4.03- Timelapse of Jellyfish Lake. Reaction to light and shade
4.03- 4.11- Timelapse of Jellyfish Lake migration with sun
4.11- 4.15- Saltwater crocodile resting in Mangroves
4.15- 4.19 Shaky shot of Saltwater crocodile swimming at camera
4.19- 4.23- Wide long shot of Zebra Shark male biting female’s pectoral fin
4.23- 4.27- Medium shot of male Zebra shark biting female's fin whilst swimming.
4.27- 4.35- Close up shot of male Zebra shark biting female's fin whilst swimming.
4.35- 4.39- Introduction of schooling Orange-spine Surgeon-fish
4.39- 4.43- Schooling Moorish Idols swim to the reef from open water.
4.43- 4.49- Schooling Moorish Idols turn in unison back to reef.
4.49- 4.54- Schooling Big eye Scad flee from open water
4.54- 4.59- Schooling Scad change direction in unison
4.59- 5.04- Feeding Fusiliers back-lit by sun.
5.14- 5.33- Tracking shot of Table coral revealing swimming Hawksbill Turtle over coral reef.
5.33- 5.39- White Sea fan and fish, Velasco reef
5.39- 5.46- School of White-tongue Trevallies swim along wall
5.46- 5.54- Reveal of feeding Hawksbill Turtle
5.54- 6.04- Feeding Hawksbill Turtle and Emperor Angelfish
6.04- 6.11- Corkscrew whip coral
6.11- 6.17- White-tongue Trevallies close up
6.17- 6.21- Diver and Black-fin Barracuda
6.21- 6.35- Spotted Eagle-ray swimming over reef
6.35- 6.42- C. kunei in double time
6.42- 6.59- Lantern Toby in Blue Holes
6.59- 7.10- Underwater photographers in Blue holes
7.10- 7.15- Flame file clam, aka "disco clam"

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