Lightning Strike Productions are the underwater photography & video specialists in Palau.Palau has one of the most pristine underwater environments in the world.Highly qualified with over 20 years diving / photographer / cameraman experience.Our underwater media is used across the world from cinematic releases, TV channels and in printed and online publications.Tropical & sub tropical (island) environments above and underwater are our speciality.
Lightning Strike Productions captures world class imagery from the air with modern drones or “old fashion” airplanes and helicopters. :-)Our aerial footage is gimbal stabilized and used in productions worldwide, company presentations, real estate & tourism promotions.Lightning Strike Productions was recently invited by the Palauan Office of the President to register the burning of the illegal fishing boats, footage that went viral across the world.
Our terrestrial media projects are very diverse:Public education, business promotion, environmental projects, marketing, travel shows, law enforcement and news events.We use a range of media production techniques: lock-shots, run and gun, time-lapse and motion control, interview, studio, multi-cam and event photography,If you need media in Palau or the region Lightning Strike Productions is the right partner.Let us create your new commercial for your company.
Lightning Strike Productions has good experience providing fixer services for production teams visiting Palau. Logistical support, pre-production location scouting, filming permits, vehicles, accommodation, crew or talent. Contact us for more details when you are planning your shoot in Palau.
With 10 years of filming in Palau and the SE Asia region we have accumulated a vast library of HD and UHD footage across a wide range of environments. See here for more info.
We have 20 years of experience and our workshops have the goal to make you a better underwater photographer or cameraman. Tailored to individuals or small groups, we offer instruction in imaging and editing techniques.
User’s Guide for Underwater Video with the Canon 5D Mark III and Magic Lantern
Eight years ago, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II revolutionized DSLR video, and its successor, the 5D Mark III remains one of the best DSLRs for professional footage. However, as always, there is room for improvement. Combining the Canon 5D Mark III with Magic Lantern firmware takes the camera’s abilities to a whole new level.
Cameras including the RED Dragon and Phantom 4K. For many projects he uses the Canon 5D3 for it's small size and option of 14bit RAW output, (Show reel).Richard opts for the best in housings by Gates and Nauticam with optics from Fathom Imaging and Zen. A range of lenses and ports.Lights by Light and Motion and Inon. Underwater Tripod.Lenses include Canon 16-35, 100, 50, 28-300, Tokina 10-17, Nikon 12-24, Nikon 50. With a huge range available, please contact for details.
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Richard W Brooks
PO Box 401352, Koror,
Palau, pw 96940
Phone: +680 488 6958
Mobile: +680 779 0374 Email: Richardwbrooks66@gmail.com
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The Mangrove “highway" by underwater cameraman Richard W Brooks.