A 1500 mile journey across the world's largest desert in sailboats. An eight-man team of experts spent four weeks navigating the Sahara from Algeria to the Atlantic Coast of Mauritania. The crafts are three-wheeled boats that can streak across the dunes at speeds up to 60 mph. Sahara means wilderness in Arabic and several scenes capture the feeling. Nomadic tribes of Moors, caught in a devastating drought are forced to slaughter their camels for food or free them to fend for themselves. The hazards include erratic winds, uneven terrain, long hauls between water and ...
This TV Special is on the National Parks of the USA. It shows the beauty and attributes of each of these parks, and the benefits they have on the environment and humans. I was the Cinematographer/Hang Glider pilot for aerial scenes over Yosemite National Park, California, USA.
Documentary about ancient Egypt, its temples, paintings and art, and how these old treasures are being endangered by modern civilization. Also shown are the Nile river, the Luxor and Karnak temples, the Sphynx, the Great Pyramids of Giza, the river path to the Land of the Dead, the pharaohs and queens' tombs, as well as egyptologysts' interpretation of Ancient Egypt mysteries.
Investigation about the origin of Man and his evolutionary process, taking into account the new techniques that allow to determine the age of fossils, bones and footprints, and reconstruct a face from its skull.
This TV show is about the life of Black Widow Spiders, and the dangers of their bites. It shows the living habits of the spiders in macro detail. How they live, eat, and mate. It also shows the effects on the human body after being bitten by one of these spiders. My wife, Kathleen, and I did ALL the macro cinematography on this program.
National Geographic follows a group of volunteers who are trying to help a pod of beached pilot whales. It also investigates whether there is a link between whale beaching and the use of sonar by the Navy.
National Geographic's cameras travel to Iceland, Africa, Japan, California and Greece to record how the huge plates of the earth's crust crash together, pull apart and override each other, causing ground-shattering earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. Follow scientists around the world as they search for clues to the causes of these powerful geologic events. BORN OF FIRE demonstrates that while man is capable of hernessing this tremendous power for his benefit, he must also prepare for the possibility of cataclysmic disaster