Sea krait and diver_Walt Stearns

Private Underwater Video Class at Wakatobi

Published April 24, 2014 in Diving, Snorkeling, Underwater Videography

You need two things to make a great underwater video: skills and the right location. When Steve Cohen booked his second trip to Wakatobi Dive Resort, he knew he had the right location, because the reefs around the resort are legendary for fish and coral life. In order to perfect the skills needed to capture the spectacular beauty of these reefs, he enrolled in the resort’s Private Underwater Video program.

An enjoyable learning experience

This on-request, private course, which included in-water and classroom sessions, provided Steve with intensive one-on-one coaching and instruction on all phases of video shooting and editing. By the end of his stay, Steve’s video skills had moved to a whole new level. See for yourself with this outtake from a video he created during the course.

“To be able to even take a full scale Underwater Photo and Video class in those settings was simply amazing! I learned more in 9 days than I have ever learned by myself in 50 years (and I did not even have to read a manual!). The opportunity to learn what I did with the people I did and in such a setting made the trip a once in a lifetime event.” Steve Cohen

Steve’s final result is something to be quite proud of:

The results are in

Underwater photography, video instruction and coaching is offered on request as a private course; each can be tailored to any skill level from novice to advanced. Also available upon request are added workshops covering topics ranging  from shooting and editing techniques to color corrections, transitions and soundtracks.

“I almost never go back to the same destination, but Wakatobi is such a special place we would come for a third time without a doubt. The people, the food, the snorkeling and the diving are unparalleled to any place we have ever gone before. To be able to even take a full scale Underwater Photo and Video class in those settings was simply amazing! I learned more in 9 days than I have ever learned by myself in 50 years (and I did not even have to read a manual!). The opportunity to learn what I did with the people I did and in such a setting made the trip a once in a lifetime event. It made the vacation complete, with more laughs than I ever imagined possible.”  Steve Cohen

About Steve: In his professional life, Steve Cohen is the owner of a highly successful above ground pool business that enjoys 70 percent market share in the United States, and sells globally, including China. He was first certified as a diver in 1974, and travels frequently. He owns property in the Cayman Islands, where he dives regularly, and he has visited many of the word’s premier diving locations including the majority of the Caribbean, Fiji, Hawaii, Thailand, Greece, Baja and Morocco. Of all his travels, he considers Wakatobi a favorite.

To inquire about personalized photo workshops and video classes, contact our office at office@wakatobi.com. To find out more about your next dream vacation to Wakatobi, complete a quick trip inquiry at wakatobi.com.  A guest experience representative will be in touch with you to answer any questions and discuss your next dream dive vacation.

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