Behind the Scenes

Shooting a Surf Documentary in the Great Lakes with Matt Wagner [VIDEO]

Shooting a Surf Documentary in the Great Lakes with Matt Wagner [VIDEO]

Not-so tucked away in the north-east region of the United States is an established and growing community of Great Lakes surfers. Ikelite video producer Logan Wood sits down with documentarian and surfer, Matt Wagner, to hear his experience shooting this group of modern surfing pioneers.

Matt's primary filmmaking equipment includes a Fujifilm XT-4 camera on shore and an Insta360 ONE RS action camera in the water. Matt is making the decision whether advantages like image quality, color grading, and versatility in lens choices are enough to convince him to finally put his XT-4 into an underwater housing.


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