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Claudia Pellarini


South Africa
Photo, Video
Years Shooting:Edit
25 years

Claudia Pellarini

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Claudia Pellarini is an underwater photo and video pro based in the Bahamas. She is the manager of Fin Photo at Stuart Cove's, one of the most progressive underwater photo and video centers in the diving world. Through the years Claudia has lead the transformation of Fin Photo from film based to 100% digital. She works extensively in very close proximity with sharks. Her still work is regularly published and her video footage appears on National Geographic and Discovery Channel among a host of others. Avid photo-journalists, Claudia and husband Leon Joubert contribute to dive magazines the exotic fruits of their adventures to far flung extraordinary diving destinations.

What I look for in a Dive Operator:
I expect the operator to deliver the same levels of service that I offer my customers. I will opt for a dive operator who seems organized and anticipates the photographer's needs; time management and communication is key. I also prefer to have dive guides who know the sites and currents well, this way divers expectations can be easily met.

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