UK Coastal Wildlife

Meet Steve, a member of the NWC and coastal wildlife photographer.

Equipment list

I use a Nikon DSLR in a Sea & Sea housing , with Nikon 60mm macro and 10.5 fisheye lenses, 2 Sea & Sea strobes for lighting / Peli cases , Gopro Hero 4 black  / Gopole / Glow Dive filters for photographing underwater Fluorescence / Nauticam I-Torch Focus / 

My diving equipment needs to be warm and comfortable , as I spent many hours in shallow water , photographing and recording marine life.

Dive kit includes

OThree MSF 2500 front entry drysuit / OThree Point below base extreme undersuit / Dive Rite Wing / Aga full face mask / Force fins / Dive Rite HID torch / Green River Knife / Suunto Dive computer / Tauchmeister Dive watch / Dui weight harness / OTB rock boots / 15 litre Luxfer bottles / Spare air /

Topside Kit includes

Canon EOS 1DMKIV /  Canon 500F4 IS  / Canon 100-400 / Sigma 50-500 / Tamron 90 macro / Canon 17-40f4L  / Peli cases / Lowpro Nature trekker back pack / B&W case /  bean bags / Benbo tripods / Realtree Clothing / Kata elements rain cover / Linpix photography mat / Lasolite light cube / Sigma EM-140DG ringflash / Lowpro 600AW /  Hawke Prostalk PC8000 trailcam / Canon 430EX2 flash / Benro GH2 gimbal head / Hahnel MK100 Microphone / Phottix TR-90 remote switch / Kaiser Starcluster LED lighting  / Cokin ND8 filter / Canon MP-E 65mm macro / Canon 100mm f2.8L IS USM , Canon MT-24EX macro flash , Eckla Beach Rolly , Canon 100-400 IS , Eckla Eagle Cam Disk,

For exploring the coastline I use a Quicksilver 4meter inflatable with a 25hp Marina, this allows me to reach remote coves and dive sites, it has also been used as safety boat cover on filming projects.

For transporting my kit to each location, I use a Land Rover Defender 110 station wagon, it swallows kit , and can tow the boat or trailer .

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