Reporter David Sutta helping Kyle navigate off the dock
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The crew for our cave diving series shoot in Ocala
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Photographer Kyle Hall floating away with his GoPro. Watch out for the gator!
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Hall getting a diving selfie
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Photographer Kyle Hall having a crazy moment. He wanted to get some GoPro shots so he jumped in. It’s in the upper 40’s and the water is cold.
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Underwater photographer Becky Kagan Schott getting ready to go in.
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Nick getting the shot
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The crew going in near Ocala. The cave is called Cows Head. Kids swimming in the area one day saw what they thought to be a cows head at the bottom of the spring. An adult went into investigate. It turned out to be an alligator!
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Underwater astronauts. They were special suits, carry their own air, and go places few people have gone. Cave explorers think of themselves often as astronauts. Underwater astronauts.
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Bourne holding on while he get the shot.
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Strapping in. Underwater photographer Becky Kagan Schott suiting up to capture the stunning sights of a newly discovered cave. The space she will go through is roughly the size of her camera (on right
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Yes the tripod is water proof. The camera? Not so much. Nick Bourne setting up to get some awesome shots.
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Photojournalist Kyle Hall
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Cave explorer segment production.
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Double tanks. A closer look at the cave explorer’s gear. It’s built to be taken off and actually pushed through holes in the cave. Often they will climb through spaces roughly the size of their head.
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Nick Bourne, CBS4 Assistant News Director and our field producer/topside camera for the series trying to keep warm on the shoot.
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A couple of things you might need. David and Becky Kagan Schott do not travel light.
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Cave explorer Brett Hemphill testing out his equipment.
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Photojournalist Kyle Hall getting setup shots at a secret cave spot discovered near Ocala.