1. Blue Hawaii


    from Jean-Baptiste Lefournier / Added

    21.4K Plays / / 67 Comments

    Shot on Panasonic Lumix GH3 1080p 24p / Mov 50 Mbs (Nokton 25 mm / SLR Magic 12 mm / Canon FD 50 mm / Lumix 7-14 mm) Additional footage shot on GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition (Underwater shots, watefall and open sea horizon) Extensive use or After Effects CS6 Warp Stabilizer Color Grading In Premier Pro and After Effects

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    • Sea of Love 3D IMAX film teaser


      from Pawel Achtel / Added

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      This is a 2D (left eye) from 3D teaser (https://vimeo.com/75123447) for Sea of Love 3D IMAX film, which is currently in development. The entire footage was shot with two 3Deep housings that won the top international award for innovation earlier this year in the USA. Up until now, capturing cinema-quality images underwater, especially in 3D, has meant large, cumbersome and expensive equipment, large camera crews, and images dramatically degraded by the underwater optics available. It’s made it almost impossible for film-makers to get close to the very creatures they’re trying to film. And it’s never been possible to capture images that match the quality you can get above water. Our inventions change all that. Instead of following the tradition of using large glass plates or domes in front of lenses designed for use on land, Achtel has adapted the latest digital cameras and used lenses designed specially for the very different optical conditions underwater. As a result, for the first time ever, the images from our camera systems produce pin-sharp, undistorted images suitable for the biggest cinema screens in the world. Unique custom optical filtering was applied to achieve improved water clarity as well as better blue colour definition. The teaser was conformed, 3D aligned, colour matched and graded at Sound Firm in Sydney (at Fox Studios) using the first 4k Mistika system in Australia. Enjoy!

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      • Tongan Humpbacks 2012


        from ginclearfilm / Added

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        Some clips from A recent shoot in Tonga 2012 Cinematographer: Jon Shaw All shot on RED in a Gates Deep Epic Housing with Tokina 10-17mm Track: Time by Hans Zimmer Production Company: ginclearfilm http://ginclearfilm.com http://facebook.com/ginclearfilm There are a couple of spots left on our 2013 expedition details are here: http://ginclearfilm.com/swim-with-humpback-whales/ All rights reserved and all footage is available for purchase

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        • Animal Beauty (English version of 'Beestig Mooi')


          from Pierre / Added

          Short nature docu: not the African big five, but a unique lifetime experience in the NW Canadian wildlife. English version: translation and voice-over by Nicole. Original Dutch version: vimeo.com/44791718 Sabam licensed and authorized library music. Also credits to: Jan VDM, Marc K, Ben, Greenwave Paul, Kurt M., Robert N. Camera: Sony Z1.

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          • Beestig Mooi (Animal beauty)


            from Pierre / Added

            Dutch spoken short nature docu: not the African big five, but a unique lifetime experience in the NW Canadian wildlife. English version: vimeo.com/45196285 Sabam licensed and authorized library music. Also credits to Jan VDM, Marc K, Ben, Greenwave Paul, Kurt M., Robert N. Camera: Sony Z1.

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            • Tonga Whales, above and below.


              from Simon Buxton / Added

              Humpback Whales make an annual migration to Tonga to give birth and also to frolic and mate during the stormy Antarctic winter. The pec-slaps by the adult whales are thought to be to communicate with other whales nearby, in addition to the whale song that you can hear (recorded via hydrophone). The train of whales that you can see is likely the end of something known as a 'heat run' - this is where the a group of males chase a female (the one next to the calf) until she picks the winner who impresses her the most. This is a first edit of footage shot in Ha'apai Tonga 2014, i'll try and make a full edit and post a 4k version in the near future. Shot using RED Epic primarily underwater, with some clips from Panasonic GH4. Aerials all done on DJI Phantom 2 with GoPro Hero 3+. We checked the rule book regarding our interactions with the whales and could find nothing to contradict what we were doing, and we made sure that we were very cautious to ensure we did not stress the animals. The operator we used is very respectful and I made sure we never pushed anything. https://www.facebook.com/uwuhd

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              • Betrayal


                from Blue Sphere Media / Added

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                Betrayal is a story about a woman who has been deeply betrayed. Believing she will never trust another again, she sinks into depression, severing all connections with her world. Plunging deep into despair, she experiences an unexpected visit by humpback whale calf, a being whose species has suffered the greatest of betrayals. Over 2 MILLION whales were killed by commercial whalers in the 20th Century, driving most great whale species to the brink of extinction. Finally in 1986, the Internataionl Whaling Commission (IWC) enacted a moratorium on commercial whaling, finally giving whales a reprieve from the mass slaughter, and offering these species a 12th hour chance at survival. Despite their suffering in the hands of humankind, this whale does the unexpected and invites the woman into its special world. Together they dance and play, shedding their fears and distrust. Discovering she is not alone in her betrayal, the woman is finally able to let go and forgive. She rediscovers joy, hope and love as she experiences a profound connection with this soulful being. As their time together draws to an close, the calf rejoins its mother and the woman must return to her world. Both the whales and the woman move on, vulnerable but ready to trust. Will we BETRAY them, again? Terra Naomi's song "I'll Be Waiting," from her album "Live & Unplugged": http://bit.ly/HFummP

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                • WHALES: Screen Credits From An Imaginary Film


                  from Richard Sullivan / Added

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                  • Blue Sphere - Ocean Voyage


                    from Blue Sphere Media / Added

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                    Ocean Voyage takes you on a musical journey tp the most remote and pristine ocean ecosystems. The video sampler brings you up close to some the Ocean’s most spectacular creatures and drops you in the action on some of the most incredible marine events found in the Oceans. Enjoy!

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                    • Whale Stranding Ha'apai Kingdom of Tonga


                      from Darren Rice / Added

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                      The story of a baby whale stranded and separated from its mother and the awesome attempts of a group of tourists to get it back to the water

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