Topside Camera Operator
Wildlife | Adventure | Travel | Factual
Passion: Filming the crossover between the natural world and people, covering stories of positive engagement across species and geographic boundaries
Core Skills: Long lens, sync, gimbal, timelapse, aerial photography and macro filming. Particular specialist in rope-access, mountaineering, and working in extreme environments.
Ryan Atkinson is an award winning lighting cameraman and drone pilot working across natural history, adventure, and travel filmmaking. Ryan has specialist expertise working in high, hostile and cold locations, with skills in advanced ropework, pre-hospital trauma care, swift water rescue and many more. From sync to long lens, gimbal, macro and aerial work, Ryan has worked on series such as BBC’s Islands (coming soon) Expedition Volcano, Planet Earth 2, Nat Geo’s One Strange Rock, and Silverback’s The Hunt to name a few. Ryan’s broad experience and technical background give him an invaluable skillset for not only getting the shot, but staying alive whilst doing so!
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