Are you searching for a media production company in Palau? Do you need an underwater cameraman, filmmaker or photographer, drone pilot or editor?
Lightning Strike Productions is the best option for filming, photography and media production in Palau. With over 20 years experience we can help you find what you need for your project.
We can provide Underwater Cameramen, Drone Pilots, Time-lapse photographers, editors and other production assets including boats, vehicles, film permits, talent etc.
Innovation and artistic advantage
Lightning Strike Productions is owned and operated by Richard Brooks. He brings with him not just media production skills but also a sound understanding of scientific principles, especially within the environment and ecology fields. He has been filming in Palau for over 12 years and around the world for over 20.What sets Lightning Strike apart from the competition is our artistic, innovative approach and attention to detail.
Lightning Strike’s media production services have been utilised by multiple Palau based organisations and businesses as well as international broadcasters across the globe. Clients range from local NGOs to Animal Planet and the BBC amongst many others.
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Underwater Cameraman and Media Producer
Cameras:Canon C200, 5D3, GoPro Hero 6
Drone: DJI Phantom 4 Pro, Mavic Air, Polar Pro filters
Lenses: 16-35, 18-55, 24-105, 80-300, 50, 65 macro, 100 macro, x2 teleconverter, various diopters.
Lee Filters, Manfrotto tripods, Rhino slider, SYRP motorhead, Sennheiser wireless and Rode boom mics, lighting cable etc
Stands, screens, silks and fill with frames at request.
iMacPro for editing using the Adobe CC 2020 suite.
Underwater cameraman equipment
Frequently Asked Questions
The Republic of Palau is located 1000 miles east of Manila and about 2000 miles south from Tokyo. It’s the most westerly of the Caroline Islands in Micronesia. 7 degrees North of the Equator and 134 degrees East of Greenwich. It lies on the boundary of the Philippine Sea and Pacific Ocean.
Palau diving is pretty good all year round however the best time for underwater wildlife experiences is January through to May when more fish species are spawning and overall biological boom time is on.
The weather is typically tropical and can be completely different from one day to the next. Typically Palau will get more tropical storms during its monsoon season from June to October when the winds shift from easterlies to westerlies on average. The wind shift can close down certain dive sites for weeks at a time. Palau lies south of the main storm corridor, however it’s not unknown for large storms to severely disrupt things here.
Underwater wildlife in Palau is some of the best and most diverse in the world. Palau is blessed with miles of near pristine reefs and abundant fish, Manta Ray and shark populations. There is the Jellyfish Lake a UNESCO World Heritage site, Kayangel atoll, Peleliu battle ground….
From the air, Palau’s Rock Islands, reefs and jungles are stunning.
It’s rich traditions and culture are still strong, Palau is matrilineal where titles, land and money are handled by women.
Its national marine sanctuary, shark sanctuary, and marine mammal sanctuary provide protection to wildlife and seafood security, a network of protected areas ensure valuable aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems remain for future generations.
That’s just a teaser.