• LEE BURGHARD


    Award winning Underwater Camera Operator & DP located in South Florida. Lee’s work has been featured on a variety programs including National Geographic, History Channel, Netflix, and Discovery Channel.

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EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Award Winning Underwater Filmmaker
  • Over 8 Years of Experience as Underwater DP & Camera Operator
  • Extensive Experience w/ Canon, Red, Arri, Z Cam, Sony, & Panasonic Cameras
  • Nauticam Ambassador
  • Equipment Specialist – Reef Photo & Video
  • Certified PADI Divemaster, Advanced Open Water, and Rescue Diver
  • Personable, Professional, & Team Oriented

Lee is an award winning Underwater Filmmaker, Nauticam Ambassador, and an equipment specialist for Reef Photo & Video. Lee is the proud owner of Wild Shutter Imaging, a small production company based in South Florida and specializes as an Underwater DP & Camera Operator filming for a variety documentary, television series, short film, and commercial projects. His work has been featured on a variety programs including National Geographic, History Channel, Netflix, and Discovery Channel.

Lee has a large variety of underwater camera equipment available that he own/operates and extensive experience using a wide range of underwater housings manufacturers and cameras depending on your needs.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • 2020 Wave Film Festival – Official Selection “Adventure is Calling”
  • 2019 Our World Underwater Film Festival – Gold Award Short Film Category β€œParadise Found: Kimbe Bay & The Coral Crucible”
  • 2019 San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition – Official Selection β€œParadise Found: The Island of Dragons”
  • 2019 San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition – Official Selection β€œParadise Found: Kimbe Bay & The Coral Crucible”
  • 2018 Stan Waterman Award for Excellence in Underwater Videography ” Adventure is Calling”
  • 2018 Beneath the Sea Underwater Film Festival – Best in Show “Adventure is Calling”
  • 2018 Swiss Underwater Film Festival – Official Selection “Paradise Found: King of the Everglades”
  • 2018 Our World Underwater International Film Festival – Gold Award/1st Place for “Adventure is Calling”
  • 2017 San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition – Official Selection ” Paradise Found: Journey to the Red Sea”
  • 2015 II Submarine Film Festival AgΓΌimes – Official Selection “A Fight for Survival”
  • 2015 Beneath The Waves Film Festival – Official Selection “My Sanctuary”
  • 2015 Our World Underwater Film Festival – Gold Award/1st Place “My Sanctuary”
  • 2014 NCUPS SEA International Photo & Video Competition – 3rd Place “My Sanctuary”
  • 2014 Cairns Underwater Film Festival – Runner Up “My Sanctuary”
  • 2014 San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition – Official Selection ” My Sanctuary”

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