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Ocean Optics Announces Link With Action Underwater Studios
By Jason Heller, January 2, 2008 @ 02:00 AM (EST)
Source: Ocean Optics


Dec 15, 2007 -- Ocean Optics, the London based specialists in underwater photography equipment, has announced a tie in with Action Underwater Studios, the Essex located movie tank. Action Underwater Studios is a purpose designed studio complex for filming both in water and underwater sequences. Feature movies filmed at Action Underwater Studios include "Bond", "Bourne", 'Harry Potter" and "Star Wars" franchises alongside "Sexy Beast" and TV shows "Spooks"., "Casualty" and "999". The main filming tank offers 6 metres of water in which to work. Ocean Optics will be offering clients the opportunity to practice their own underwater photography in the tank at monthly sessions during 2008..

Ocean Optics is also promising special teach in's at Action Underwater Studios. Award winning commercial photographer Zac Macauley is planning a model shoot to take Ocean Optics clients behind the scenes of shooting glamour portfolios under the water.  Maria Munn of "Ocean Visions" will be hosting underwater compact photography courses in conjunction with Ocean Optics at Action Underwater Studios in the new year. There are also plans for specialist freediver training to help underwater photographers extend their breath hold times for working with shy animals such as manatees and whales. All diving equipment, including tanks and weights, is available at the studio. There are individual changing rooms and showers and parking on site.

Steve Warren, for Ocean Optics, explained -' We impressed the directors at Action Underwater Studios with our professionalism and attitude towards safety. Action Underwater Studios is a unique facility and our exclusive tie in for offering underwater photography events at the studio opens up lots of future possibilities for courses and equipment teach in's".

For more information please visit Ocean Optics website



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