Christine Shepard is an underwater cinematographer with extensive SCUBA, freediving and shark diving experience.
With a dual bachelors degree from the University of Miami in Electronic Media and Ecosystems Science and Policy, Christine has a strong theoretical and technical foundation in both the natural sciences as well as multi-media production. She worked as the Media and Virtual Learning Manager for the University of Miami's Shark Research Program for several years after college. During this time, she developed an intimate understanding of shark behavior. Christine's underwater footage has been aired on Discovery Channel, NBC's Today Show, National Geographic Online, and numerous international news outlets. In 2015, she hosted daily educational segments for Shark Week on Discovery Channel Canada.
Now an entrepreneur based in Hawaii, Christine continues to refine her underwater videography expertise with a variety of commercial projects. Whether scuba diving, freediving, surfing, paddleboarding or just spending time on the water, Christine is at home in the ocean.
Nikon D4s Full Frame DSLR
Nikon 16-35mm wide angle lens
Nikon 105mm macro lens
Nauticam Underwater Housing
Zen 9" Dome Port
Sola Video 1200 Light
Full SCUBA Setup
** Note: Additional Underwater Video Equipment can be rented for specific projects
PADI Advanced Open Water Diver
Freediving Instructors International Level 1 Freediver
Offshore Emergency Medicine First Responder
General Liability Insurance up to $1M per occurrence
DAN Diving Insurance
** Note: Additional insurance can be added for specific projects, if needed
Half Day: $450
Full Day: $850
Travel/Weather Days: 50% of daily rate
Cancellation within 1 week of shoot date: 50% of total fee
Cancellation within 48 hours of shoot date: 100% of total fee
** Note: Prices include my services, rental of my equipment, and digital delivery of footage. Additional fees may incur for camera upgrades, permits, or high-risk shoots.