By Ross Isaacs / October 17, 2016

Red Helium 8k underwater

Recently completed a specialised shoot utilising the new Red Helium 8k cameras in three Nauticam LT Weapon housings. I marvelled...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 19, 2015

Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage

Ross recently had the pleasure of working on a documentary and supplying footage to Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage. Hōkūle‘a and...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 16, 2015

Stereographic skills update

Whilst many producers degrade the quality of the 3D film process by dimensionalising 2D footage into 3D this only creates...

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By Ross Isaacs / February 4, 2015

Corals change the atmosphere for protection against the sun

Ross shot underwater scenes off Heron Island for producer Ralf Blasius and Off the Fence production company to tell the...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 16, 2014

James Cameron uses our 3D footage

We are pleased to report that James Cameron used a bunch of our underwater 3D footage in the making of...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 16, 2014

ORIS watches sponsorship

We are happy to announce sponsorship from renowned Swiss watch maker ORIS supplying a range of fabulous precision deep diving...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 16, 2014

Pathfinder rebreather course

Our 3D underwater crew completed a cross over course on the ISC Pathfinder closed circuit rebreather to support the Deep...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 16, 2013

Coral Sea 3D expedition a success

Our Coral sea 3D expedition was highly successful utilising our Deep Atom underwater 3D platform to shoot 5K footage at...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 15, 2013

WATERPROOF supplies D1 Hybrid Drysuits

We are thrilled to announce that WATERPROOF have sponsored our 3D dive team with the incredible D1 Hybrid dry suits....

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By Ross Isaacs / September 16, 2013

3D filming in China for Tsui Hark

Our stereoscopic crew accomapanied the Deep Atom 3D platform to the Hengdian World Film Studios located in central Zhejiang Province...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 18, 2012

NHK’s wildlife cinematographer of the world

Ross Isaacs was chosen by NHK Japan to feature in their series celebrating Wildlife photographers and cinematographers who are in...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 27, 2012

3ality Technica visit in LA

Joey Romero (director of sales) kindly showed me through the 3ality Technica factory in Burbank, California as apart of my...

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By Ross Isaacs / October 21, 2012

Deep Atom intensive development

Ross was part of the intensive team to develop the DEEP ATOM underwater 3D platform. This initiative was instigated by...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 27, 2010

Extreme deep rebreather dive

Ross filmed Lance Robb of Closed Circuit Divers successful dive to 156 metres (511 feet) at Osprey reef deep walls...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 27, 2010

Filming Humpback whales in Tonga

Ross joined an expedition in the Kingdom of Tonga to film Humpback whales in 4K on his newly acquired Deep...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 18, 2010

Awards for best director

Ross won the prestigous award for best director at the Jules Verne Adventure Film festival in Paris for his film...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 6, 2010

First in Australia with 4K Red One underwater

Ross Isaacs was first to introduce 4K digital cinematography in Australia with the acquisition of the Gates DEEP RED underwater...

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By Ross Isaacs / May 21, 2010

Filming in Peru

Ross had the pleasure of working as underwater DP on Gulliver Media's production ‘LOGGERHEADS- THE LOST YEARS’. We filmed off...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 21, 2009

Lava tubes off Hawaii

As apart of the ongoing in house productions we filmed in the spectacular lava tubes known as the Cathedrals, off...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 15, 2009

Extreme close encounter with mother & calf

We had an extreme close encounter whilst filming a very curious mother Humpback whale and her calf off Maui. The...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 4, 2009

Jurassic Park whales

Hardly anybody ventures to the north side of the Hawaiian Island of Molokai because of it's relative remoteness. The film...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 3, 2009

Filming a singing Humpback

The Hawaiian word puka means hole. Whale biologists use the term puka to describe the large calm, hole on the...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 29, 2009

Manta Rays of Maui

Ongoing film projects include filming the spectacular Manta Ray cleaning station of Maui where close encounters with these gentle giants...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 18, 2009

David Attenborough performs a wonderful narration for us

“I had the great honour of working with Sir David Attenborough at the Bristol studios in the UK where he...

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By Ross Isaacs / July 4, 2009

Loggerheads the Lost Years

Whilst filming Gulliver Media's television documentary entitled 'LOGGERHEADS THE LOST YEARS' we were able to approach a variety of marine...

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By Ross Isaacs / June 22, 2009

Stealth mode using closed circuit rebreathers

During filming of Gulliver Media's natural history documentary entitled ‘LOGGERHEADS- THE LOST YEARS’ we used closed circuit rebreathers to go...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 21, 2008

Filming in South East Alaska

Filming underwater in South East Alaska presents many challenges. We filmed at the face of various glaciers and amongst many...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 29, 2008

First time ever filming False Killer Whales predating Mahi Mahi

Ross shot a scene for his film 'HUMPBACKS FROM FIRE TO ICE' showing a group of False killer whales feeding...

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By Ross Isaacs / September 28, 2008

Extraordinary icebergs known as ‘Shooters’

Whilst filming scenes for our film 'HUMPBACKS FROM FIRE TO ICE' Ross was able to record one of the rarest...

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By Ross Isaacs / March 22, 2008

Producers of ‘Humpbacks- From Fire to Ice’

The producers of our award winning film "HUMPBACKS- FROM FIRE TO ICE" onboard our expedition vessel the Princeton Hall in...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 28, 2007

Filming ‘Secrets of the Great Barrier Reef’

Ross collected material over a 6 year period for his film 'SECRETS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF' which is being...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 21, 2003

EMMY Nominated

Ross was EMMY nominated in 2003 for best cinematography for “ABOVE AND BELOW MAUI” for his work filming Humpback whales...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 6, 2000

First in Australia with HDCAM underwater

Working with a group of engineers in Queensland, Ross Isaacs was first in Australia to manufacture an underwater housing for...

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By Ross Isaacs / December 6, 2000

SM1600 advanced closed circuit rebreather course

Ross did his first closed circuit rebreather course under the instruction of Australian Navy clearance diver/advanced technical instructor Eugene Maxwell...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 21, 1996

Jackie Chan’s “First Strike”

Ross worked on the Jackie Chan / Golden Harvest Productions' big screen action feature "FIRST STRIKE" as underwater DP sharing...

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By Ross Isaacs / September 21, 1996

Famed Japanese Director/Musician Tatuya Ishii

Ross worked as underwater DP on famed director/musician Tatuya Ishii on his artistic big screen science fiction feature film entitled...

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By Ross Isaacs / November 22, 1985

First to film Humpback whales in Australia

Back in 1985 Ross Isaacs was first to film Humpback whales underwater in Australian waters and his first 16mm film...

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By Ross Isaacs / June 16, 1985

Welcome to the Ocean Planet Images / Ocean Planet 3D Blog….

Welcome to our Blog which reflects the high lights of our world of advanced underwater film production. DSC00256 Read More