NYUPS March Meeting: “Exploring the Whales and Icebergs of Newfoundland”

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NYUPS March Meeting: “Exploring the Whales and Icebergs of Newfoundland”
March 25, 2015 7:00 pm
March 25, 2015 9:00 pm
February 28, 2015
Annie Moore's Bar
50 E. 43 St. (Btw. Vanderbilt and Madison), NY, United States
Wednesday, March 25th
Taking dramatic images of humpback whales takes patience, skills, and when it’s in the chilly waters of Newfoundland surrounded by icebergs, a good drysuit. 
A special Beneath the Sea edition of NYUPS on March 29th, features two experts in diving with and photographing the gentle giants of Newfoundland, Jill Heinherth and Rick Stanley. As a joint meeting with the Sea Gypsies, we’ll hear from Rick—an expert in the wild waters of Newfoundland, with more than 15 years of experience interacting with the whales.
Photographer and explorer extraordinaire, Jill Heinerth, will present her images, videos and stories from being in the water with the massive whales and towering icebergs. She’ll give tips and techniques for photographing these two massive marvels and inspire us for our next imaging adventure. 
What: NYUPS March Meeting—the Whales and Icebergs of Newfoundland
When: Wednesday, March 25th at 7PM
Where: Annie Moore’s Pub (50 E. 43rd between Vanderbilt and Madison)
About the Speakers: 
Jill Heinerth is a world class Technical Diver, explorer, photographer and filmmaker.  Jill’s accolades include induction into the Explorer’s Club and the inaugural class of the Women Diver’s Hall of Fame. She received the Wyland ICON Award, an honor she shares with several of her underwater heroes including Jacques Cousteau, Robert Ballard and Dr. Sylvia Earle. She was named a “Living Legend” by Sport Diver Magazine and selected as Scuba Diving Magazine’s “Sea Hero of the Year 2012.
Rick Stanley is the owner of Ocean Quest is a family business, offering SCUBA Tech and Rec Training for more than 15 years in the cold water climates of the North Atlantic and specializing dives to the World Famous “Bell Island Shipwrecks” and in water experiences with Whales, Icebergs and Sea caves.
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