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Barrett Heywood

Member Since 15 May 2006
Offline Last Active Apr 10 2007 03:21 PM
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Topics I've Started

California establishes Marine Reserves!!

16 August 2006 - 01:38 PM

Date: 8/16/06
Subject: California establishes marine reserves!

After 7 years of study and negotiation, the California Department of Fish and Game protects 8% of central coast waters and restricts take from another 10%.

"This is about protecting the most precious places we have underwater, just as we did decades ago on land." said Karen Garrison of the National Defense Resources Defense Council. "What we have underwater is as precious as what we have in Yosemite." read more...

Light & Motion Video Seminar by Steve Fish: Part3

08 August 2006 - 09:15 AM

Part 3 of the Light & Motion Online Video Seminar by Steve Fish is now online.

Part 3 covers information on the new HDV format and the impact it is likely to make on your UW video quality.

Part 1 can be found here http://www.uwimaging...eo_seminar1.htm
Part 2 can be found here http://www.uwimaging...eo_seminar2.htm
Part 3 can be found here http://www.uwimaging...eo_seminar3.htm

Enjoy!

:-) Barrett

Help Cal establish marine preserves!

21 July 2006 - 11:33 AM

Help California establish marine reserves!

California is putting in place a system of Marine Protection Area's modeled after the National Park System. Please visit the Monterey Bay Aquarium's site to learn how you can help make an impact. learn more...

Kona Classic Video Winners

01 June 2006 - 09:34 AM

The Kona Classic Video and Photo Contest recently closed out. Participants were treated to video seminars by Light & Motion video expert Dan Baldocchi and Jeff Leicher from Jack's Diving Locker.

After the opening day’s seminar by Jeff, Dan held daily critique sessions. What was Dan’s number one tip? “Shoot to edit. The trick to editing video is to shoot with a plan. Varying your shot types and creating transitions in the water will make your job a lot easier when it’s time to edit your final piece."

Jeff's tip, "composition taught by still photography applies to video, but then you get to tell a story."

For the next week participants put Jeff and Dan's advice to the test and produced a three minute video. According to the rules all video had to be taken during the event and participants had to bring their own editing system. With that open ended direction, some videos were funny, some were sweet, and some were educational.

The videos are posted here: http://www.uwimaging..._06/kona_06.htm

Enjoy! :-) Barrett