Molly Michelle promotional poster featuring the new host and Equinox Video Housings, an Official Gear Sponsor of Talking Scuba. Photography and digital editing completed in Photoshop CS4. Camera used is a Canon DSLR T1i

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Watch Jim Norton, host of Talking Scuba, as he wreck dives Lake Huron’s New York, a wooden steamer who foundered in heavy seas in 1876. The New York is located in 120ft/37m of water and is recommended for only advance scuba divers. This dive was made possible by Bruno’s Dive Shop off their incredibly comfortable dive boat “Great Lakes Diver”.

Break Down
Shot 98% of all underwater footage used in video (other 2% was shot by Jim Norton using a GoPro headcam), edited entire video, created all new the graphics used for future Talking Scuba dive videos, mixed all the sound, did all the photography seen in the ending credits.

Jim Norton, host of Talking Scuba interviews renown UK Deep Wreck/Cave diver Leigh Bishop while attending Our World Underwater in Rosemont, IL. Leigh’s impressive collection of photographs, diving stories, and upcoming events can be found on his website DeepImage.co.uk.  Jim also speaks with actress, model, and on-camera talent Molly Michelle, who will be joining Talking Scuba and sharing her adventures in scuba diving.

Shot Breakdowns

Interview with Leigh Bishopt: help camera operators setup, took photos during the filming of this interview, supervised the editing process, created all graphics and lower thirds.

Interview with Molly Michelle: Directed, was the camera operator, setup audio, and edited entire piece. Created animations, graphics, and titles.

Bob and Jim: Directed, camera operator, setup audio, edited all elements into a cohesive show, created titles.

We talk to Sea Shepherd’s Laurens DeGroot who was on the Ady Gil as it was hit by the Japanese waling vessel. Plus we meet the guys at Equinox Video Housings, great guys with great products! In this episode I directed and edited 3 production shots.

Shot Breakdowns

Interview with Laurens De Groot: help camera operators setup, took photos during the filming of this interview, supervised the editing process, created all graphics, edited boat collision video into 1 cohesive video.

Interview with Ed Richards: Directed, setup audio, and edited entire piece. Created animations, graphics, and titles.

Bob and Jim: Directed, setup audio, edited all elements into a cohesive show, created titles.

During Talking Scuba’s Season One Celebration, held at the Hideout Brewing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Bob Shoemaker and Jim Norton talk about their greatest dives ; and interviews conducted during the first season of Talking Scuba. Special thank you for all those that attended and our gracious giveaway sponsors that made the live event even more eventful.

Coordinated with Brewery Owners to setup live event, created promotional posters, Shot live event video, completed second round of edits, created graphics/titles.

Photos from the event available on Talking Scuba – http://www.talking-scuba.com/2011/05/21/episode-26-season-one-celebration/

In this episode Bob and Jim discuss their ice dive and their experience with Dive Rite’s Rebreather and Sidemounts during a demo day at The Dive Shop in Flint, Michigan. Bob interviews Kevin Stiff and Tim Burch from The Dive Shop in Flint, MI and Pete Nawrocky from Dive Rite.

Shot Topside footage, Interview, created graphics, edited entire video, cleaned up audio due to production problems.

In this episode Jim talks about his fun pool dive with Grand Rapids Scuba Club and Bob interviews Valerie van Heest, Shipwreck Explorer and Author. Bob and Valerie chat about the various shipwreck she and her team have found over the past years in the Great Lakes of Michigan.

Directed, post video, created graphics/lower thirds, shot underwater footage during pool session, re-encoded underwater video provided by Valerie, and did the final edit of finalized video.