First time using the Canon 5D III underwater and first time shooting with Magic Lantern raw. Lenses used were the Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS & EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS with Nauticam Housing. Shot in ambient light aside from the crab on night dive.

Special thanks to my buddy Khaled Sultani for the GoPro & Drone footage as well as Fish ‘N Fins Liveaboard & their wonderful crew! A pleasure meeting you as well Sue 🙂

Canon set to raw ML Module not MLV (needed the speed and not the sound)
Clips checked and marked in/out thru MLV player.
In Lightroom & Capture One for all corrections and enhancements
Compressor to convert to Prores 442 (exported as TIFF 8-Bit)
Final Cut for video editing
Motion for text
Compressor to convert to Vimeo recommended settings for upload (30% of actual file size and compression made the IQ suffer banding/sharpness (on heavily edited shots that were not visible before compression) for example: shark clip with title and manta shot at sunset w/ natural light …

Advice is highly welcomed and newbie experiences will be calculated for upon next trip when affordable.

By Tarek Hankir