The Gates Experience

“The last thing you want to worry about when you’re 45m deep staring at a school of hammerhead sharks is whether you’re housing is up to the task. With Gates I can focus completely on the cinematography, stay creative and make the most of an amazing moment.”


- Will Foster Grundy / ScubaZoo


Based in Borneo with underwater production company Scubazoo, Director of Photography Will Foster-Grundy has been capturing stories about our ocean’s for the past 3 years.


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School of Scalloped Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna lewini, Layang Layang, Sabah, Malaysia


"I've been using Gates housings for over 20 years and over 6000 dives. They're absolute workhorses, combining amazing sturdiness, resilience and require only easy, minimum, maintenance. Also, the image quality captured through their lenses remains unmatched by others. I wouldn't consider putting my cameras in any other housing."

Rob Jacobs
Calypso Multimedia

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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 requests and modifications were met with Zest and Excitement.

 I'm truly truly so pleased with my new baby.....     Thank you....."



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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.


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