- Echolocation lifeline Duration: 02:00 Voices of the Sea
- Dusky dolphin music Duration: 01:45 Voices of the Sea
- Humpback opera Duration: 04:20 Voices of the Sea
- River dolphin senses Duration: 03:13 Voices of the Sea
- Stunning sound effects Duration: 01:49 Voices of the Sea
- Sound strategy Duration: 03:06 Voices of the Sea
Doug Allan has been swimming with marine mammals for over 35 years. He spent seven years in Antarctica as a research diver, scientist and photographer for the British Antarctic Survey, before changing direction to full time filming in 1985.
He is now a freelance wildlife and documentary cameraman, who specializes in marine mammals underwater in remote locations, particularly the polar zones. In his 25 year filming career, he has been involved with over 60 films and series, and has worked for BBC, Discovery, National Geographic, and many others. He was one of the principal cameramen on The Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Human Planet, as well as Ocean Giants.
His photographic awards include four Emmys and four BAFTAs. He has twice won the underwater category in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and was awarded the Royal Geographical Society’s Cherry Kearton Medal for his wildlife images. He has three Honorary Doctorates in recognition of his camerawork, as well as two Polar Medals.
In 1986, Jacques Cousteau invited Didier Noirot to join the diving team of the Calypso on their first expedition to New Zealand. Didier worked as a stills photographer for the first two years and then became Cousteau’s Director of underwater cinematography on more than 20 documentaries.
Since Captain Cousteau passed away in 1997, Didier has filmed numerous French documentaries and worked with the BBC on The Blue Planet, Planet Earth and Frozen Planet, as well as the Ocean Giants series. For his cinematography work on Planet Earth Didier received a coveted Emmy.
Didier Noirot is an award winning underwater cameraman with a remarkable track record of getting exceptionally close to difficult underwater subjects, such as great white sharks, whales and crocodiles.
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