From Underworlds to Inner Space. on 29th November, 2023
by Gavin Newman
Having previously talked at Wilderness lectures about his adventures exploring and filming cave systems around the world, Gavin now returns to tell how those adventures led in later years to the strange and exclusive world of the high end travel business, philanthropists and the realisation of a lifetime dream of exploring the deep ocean in mini submersibles.
Illustrated with his award winning images and video, Gavin will take us on a whirlwind journey from the underworld of Vietnam, through the jungles, volcanos and deserts of Africa to the frozen wastes of Antarctica, all leading to involvement in the design and testing of a new mini submersible and subsequently piloting it deep beneath the worlds oceans.
Gavin is a cameraman and photographer working extensively with the BBC, Discovery and National Geographic. He specializes in environmental and adventure subjects, particularly underwater, underground and other 'hostile' environments. As well as working with conventional filming equipment Gavin has also designed and built many specialist camera systems including underwater and airborne...Find Out More