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Jaimen Hudson’s aerial whale and dolphin imagery are stunning. His spectacular photographs and videos reach hundreds of millions of people online and he has been interviewed by media organisations across the world.  Unbeknown to most he is confined to a wheelchair. Jaimen has an ambition to take his talents to a new level and pursue his childhood dream of filming underwater. Embarking on the greatest challenge of his life, Jaimen begins his quest to become the world’s first underwater cinematographer with quadriplegia. Struggling against the constraints of his disability and the concerns of those around him, Jaimen sets out to prove to himself and the world that nothing will keep him from achieving his dreams. This is his story.

Photo credit Leighton De Barros, © Sea Dog TV International

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Production Information

Writer & Director

Leighton De Barros


Jodie De Barros

Leighton De Barros

Associate Producer

Jaimen Hudson

Director of Photography

Leighton De Barros


Jonathon Rowdon


Sean Tinnion


Jaimen Hudson

Jess Hudson

Van Captain Hudson

Lesley Hudson

Peter Hudson

Leighton De Barros

Mentor Director

James Bogle


Jaimen Hudson

Additional Cinematographers

Michael Knight

Andrew Mckenzie

Benjamin Gow

Post Sound

Soundbyte Studios

Sound Designer and Mixer

Brad Habib

Dialogue Editor

Brad Habib

Key WA Filming Locations


Fitzgerald River National Park

Sorrento, Perth

Shark Bay

Ningaloo Marine Park

Rottnest Island

Meet the Photographer

“Late in 2014 I became very interested in aerial photography & videography.”

“Eventually in February 2015 I purchased a drone though and have not looked back since! I am now addicted to capturing, creating and sharing the incredible scenery I am lucky enough to encounter. The videos I have created are now in excess of 250 million views. I have been lucky to be interviewed and featured by prominent media outlets and publications including The Huffington Post, Sydney Morning Herald, Sunrise on Channel 7, The BBC, Weekend Sunrise, Today Tonight, BBC Earth, The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, WSL &WA Today.”

– Jaimen Hudson, Aerial Photographer

Jaimen HudsonPhoto credit Leighton De Barros, © Sea Dog TV International
Jaimen Hudson in wetsuit with underwater camera
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