John Bracewell is a commercial diver and underwater cameraman with Merman Diving Services / UK. He recently took delivery of a Gates ALEXA housing with several custom adaptations.
"What an Experience ! to find people who listen...my requests and modifications were met with Zest and Excitement.
I'm truly truly so pleased with my new baby..... Thank you....."
Richard Fitzpatrick is an Emmy award winning cinematographer based in North Queensland, Australia. His film CV is lengthy (>50 for BBC, NG, Discovery) and stock footage library extensive. Richard is currently shooting DEEP DRAGON, and has this to say:
I have been using Gates underwater housings for more than 12 years. The bottom line is, they work. Not only are they reliable, Gates underwater housings are also durable. I can say thankfully, that they are even shark proof.
René Heuzey is an award winning underwater cinematographer with an extensive filmography, including Océans, a Disney Nature film.
"I worked for 4 years for television and cinema in France and over the world with a Gates housing and I am very happy. Soon we will move to 4K and Gates is already operational to respond to our request. Well done and Thank you very much John."
René Heuzey, http://www.labelbleuproduction.com/
Since 2004 Klemens Gann has been capturing fantastic film of marine life in the Philippines. His footage of hunting pelagic thresher sharks has been broadcast by the BBC.
“I own a Gates housing for the first HDV camera generation and now a decade later I get again a Gates housing for a 4K camera. The way the housings are build and the fact that they are manual operated make them the most reliable underwater video tool on the market.Their customer service is impeccable, John and Pamela are always available to assist with whatever questions I may have.
Get a Gates housing and you gain an underwater companion which stays on your side for a very long time.
Klemens Gann, http://www.dvdunderwater.com/