Migration Media offer a full range of cinematography services including underwater  and ocean marine cinematography, surf and wave cinematography, aerial cinematography and nature wildlife cinematography. Please contact us for more information about hiring us.

Underwater Cinematographer

Freelance Underwater Camera OperatorsUnderwater cinematography for film, television, documentary, conservation, expeditions, events, advertising and marketing campaigns. Providing experienced camera operators, camera assistants and film crew, Migration Media offer their ocean and underwater expertise in all environments including marine and wildlife, aerial and surf. Working on the ocean for the last 10 years, Migration Media’s team hold valuable underwater and ocean experience when it comes to nature and wildlife filming and photography.

Based in Coral Bay and Exmouth, on the Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia, Migration Media offer their services internationally and throughout Australia including the Gascoyne, Mid-West and Pilbara Regions of Western Australia in the areas of Perth, Geraldton, Abrohlos Islands, Kalbarri, Shark Bay, Carnarvon, Coral Bay, Exmouth, Karratha, Port Hedland, Broome and beyond.

Ocean and Surf Cinematographer

Based along Western Australia’s Coral Coast, professional underwater photographer and cinematographer, Ed Cardwell shoots creative surf and wave cinematography traveling throughout North-West Australia. As an experienced and qualified waterman, Ed Cardwell shoots high quality surf photography, aerials and cinematography around Western Australia’s iconic North & Mid-West, Coral Coast and Gascoyne Regions of Western Australia.

We hold commercial operators T-Class licenses for filming and photography within Western Australia’s Marine & National Parks including Ningaloo Reef & Shark Bay World Heritage Areas, Cape Range, Karijini & Kimberley National Parks as well as Rowley Shoals & Rottnest Island. All crew hold professional SCUBA, Technical and Freediving qualifications with full liability insurance for commercial operations. Visit video productions for examples of our recent work and contact us for further information.

UAV and Drone Aerials

Island Panarama

Migration Media are proud to announce our new UAV and drone photography and video services providing promotional, commercial and nature aerial photography and videography. Shooting in 4k resolution, images are sharp and colorful making the most of this unique and spectacular perspective. Stills photography for all purposes and specialised in ocean photography with the use of polarised filters. Wide angle lenses and stitch photography ensures we capture everything within a single image. With aerials fast becoming a must for video and photo projects, contact us for more information on how to schedule your next aerial UAV drone shoot.


Migration Media use only the highest quality cinematography equipment in Red Epic Dragon 6k Cinema Camera and Nikon d810 dSLR’s using Nikonos and Nikkor lenses aiming for stunning high resolution imaging with razor sharp detail and beautiful color rendition.

Red Epic Dragon with DJI Ronin


  • RED Epic Dragon 6k Cinema Camera
  • Deep-X Underwater Housing for Red Epic Dragon
  • Nikonos 15mm and 28mm Lenses with extension tubes
  • Keldan Luna 8 CRI & Blue Underwater Video Lights
  • RED 5′ Monitor and Bomb EVF
  • DJI Ronin 3-Axis Gimbal Stabiliser
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional 4k Aerial Quadcopter
  • Manfrotto Fluid Head & Video Tripod
  • Revolve Motion Time lapse Slider with Tilt/Pan Head
  • Zoom H4n Audio Recorder & Rode Lav/Shotgun Mics
  • Aquatica Underwater Video Tripod

  • Sigma 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
  • Nikon 16mm f2.8 Fisheye
  • Nikkor AF-S 16-35mm f/4 Wide-Angle Zoom
  • Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8 Medium Zoom
  • Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.4
  • Nikkor AF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Nikkor AF-S 105mm f/2.8 Macro
  • Nikkor AF-S 70-200m f/2.8mm Telephoto Zoom
  • Nikkor AF-S 300mm f/4 Telephoto
  • Kenko x1.4 Teleconverter
  • Nikon x2 Teleconverter


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