Dan is a multi-skilled Cinematographer specialising in unique animal behaviour and creating natural history sequences for broadcast. He is a licensed Drone Operator (GVC), most recently captured fin whale feeding behaviour in the Celtic Sea
Dan has recently been in the Mediterranean working on a number of groundbreaking projects, including the first time capturing dusky groupers spawning in the Balearic Islands & filming the tagging of Spinetail Devil Rays (Mobula mobular) in open sea. This lead to the discovery of mating scars on female rays, previously never filmed within the Mediterranean sea.
Dan's footage is regularly used in National Geographic, Sky, BBC, Discovery, ITV, and in other natural history productions.
He is also a HSE Part VI Media diver, and very comfortable operating different large underwater housing systems.
Dan has over six years of experience operating Mavic, Inspire & Phantom drones in challenging conditions all around the world, including launching and landing from boats.
Dan's has a huge passion for wildlife, particularly marine life. His filming career began when working closely with great white sharks in South Africa which led to being asked to give educational talks about sharks in schools, dive clubs, universities, and then in 2019 was invited to deliver a TED talk about great white shark behaviour.