About Zac Macaulay Underwater Cameraman and Photographer
Zac has worked with some of the best people in the business, including specialist studios, riggers and lighting gaffers (amongst other professions), in a career as an underwater cameraman and photographer that has taken him and his crew all over the world. He has shot for a wide variety production companies and agencies both advertising and editorial for many and varied clients. He likes to use a strong graphic element in his photographic style, using colour and composition as a thread that runs through his work.
He is as happy shooting commercial advertising shoots in purpose-built flooded studios, tanks or private pools for ultimate control as he is in the open sea on assignment. He has built up countless fix it contacts all around the world to help facilitate your production and a large knowledge of locations to help you find that special beach or bay just right for your shoot.
Film / movie and stills Production – Cameras
Film – Arri Alexa Mini in a Nauticam housing.
Film – Red Epic Dragon or Weapon in a Gates Deep Dragon Housing.
Stills – Seacam, Nikon combination
For more detailed description of kit visit the ‘Movie’ page
Pricing for Zac is based on a competitive day rate and we can work to a budget if required and if appropriate
Zac knows a large range of underwater film studios, tanks, locations (around the world or in the UK) or pools with day rates to suit all budgets, depending on your project or production.
Lighting can be either a competitive all in package or more bespoke equipment for specialist larger shoots which may require a qualified electrician. Zac uses the latest underwater camera systems.
Zac owns a fair amount of underwater and dry lighting which can be incorporated (if appropriate) within some shoot budgets.
Zac has a tight well known crew that he has worked with for many years. Crew are generally tailored to the production type, from just one camera assistant to a much larger crew for larger productions.
Zac holds the all important HSE qualification, a legal requirement to work underwater in the UK with crew and lighting productions.
All images on this website are copyright of Zac Macaulay. No reproduction is allowable without written permission.
Thanks to BSOUP for everything www.bsoup.org
Little Dolphin Images is Zac’s specialist underwater baby photography company www.littledolphinimages.com
“There is no secret to success in any thing done well. Its just hard work, focus, and a gene or two from your grandparents”