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delay in posting!

Firstly I want to say thanks to everyone who has emailed or commented on my blog you guys are great for reading it!!!

We have been crazy busy at MBP and I havent had a moment to update everything but for now I thought I would post a few pics :-) we have been doing alot of work offshore with different companies and we just finished a large project with Vroon offshore. Here is a promotional film (very short version of all the stuff we did!) :



And here are a few images:

Here is the back deck of one of the ships we were filming on - but more importantly check out the weather! yes blue sky and hot in Aberdeen!

This is Paddy our technical supervisor working hard :-)

 One of the fast rescue craft in action

 one of the ships we were filming on
 Thats me on the left!
And this was the crew at the end of the shoot :-)


Technically it was a really interesting shoot - we had very little space to maneuver and so we decided to shoot on DSLR's plus the dust and spray proof bodies came in useful! We also got several go pro hero 4s to mount in interesting locations to offer unique views of the rescue and recovery work we were doing. Any questions let me know and if you have any ships/ helicopters or private jets - in exotic places that need filming let me know :-)

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