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Under Pressure | The Art of Underwater Filming with Matt Jacobs [VIDEO]

Under Pressure | The Art of Underwater Filming with Matt Jacobs [VIDEO]

Matt Jacobs is a filmmaker, photographer, and Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador with over 10 years experience shooting professionally underwater. 

In this short video Matt discusses the differences between shooting underwater and topside, equipment, exposure, lighting, and other considerations. 

Matt currently shoots the Panasonic GH5 in 200DL Underwater Housing # 71305 with 7-14mm and 8mm fisheye lenses.

If you have any questions about the footage or topics covered in the video please reach out to us or contact Matt through his website




Matt Jacobs ContributorAmbassador Matt Jacobs learned to dive in the Philippines while he was traveling around the world extensively as a photographer in the late 90's. It was only natural to combine his passion for photography with his love of the water. Egypt is now his spiritual home with a special fondness for the Red Sea. Matt is a Panasonic LUMIX Ambassador and his work has been published and sold as fine art internationally. Read more...



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