Sessions about the pioneers on Underwater Photography

Sessions on the pioneers of underwater photography. Free entry.

 Wednesday, 29th of October 2014 – 18:00h.
Eduard Admetlla: our pioneer with the largest media impact”
Host: Enrique Dauner (HDSES)
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall.

 Friday, 21st of November 2014 -18.00h.
Hans Hass & Kurt Schaefer: The first great communicator and the engineer of his cameras”
Hosts: Franz Rothbrust (HDS-DE) and Andrés Clarós (HDSES)
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall.

 Saturday, 22nd of November 2014

“Louis Boutan: the first underwater photographer (Banyuls 1893)”
Lecture by Andrés Clarós (HDSES)
Host: Juan Ivars (HDSES), Philippe Lebaron (Directeur du Laboratoire Arago de Banyuls-sur-Mer).
Venue: Barcelona Aquarium assembly Hall.

11:00 -12:00h
“Staging of the first underwater photographs taken by Louis Boutan in Banyuls-sur-Mer in 1893.”
Performance by a professional diver (Antonio Badías HDSES) using standard dress diving equipment (J. Torras HDSES). He will act out the historical moment when the first underwater photograph was taken. This will be performed using replicas of the camera housing and flash specially constructed by HDSES members for this occasion.
Hosts: Antonio Badías (HDSES), Andrés Clarós (HDSES) and the Barcelona Aquarium staff.
Venue: Barcelona Aquarium main tank (Oceanarium).

This event is promoted, designed and sponsored by the Historical Diving Society of Spain (HDSES)
 Wednesday, 17 December 2014 – 18:00h.
“El Centro de Recuperación e Investigaciones Submarinas (CRIS): The first scuba diving club in Spain”
Host: Lluis Valls
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall.
 Wednesday, 17 January 2015 – 18:00h.
Dr. Ernest Adler: the first underwater photographer in the Costa Brava (1945)”
Hosts: Frau Elisabeth Riedl-Adler and Andrés Clarós (HDSES)
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall.

 Wednesday, 11th February 2015 – 18:00h.
Other pioneers in underwater image making: Albert Galopa, Miquel Sans, Amadeu Marin, Toni Romero, Pitu Casals, Manuel Gil, Antonio Ribera, Eusebi Escardibul...
Host: Mar Galopa.
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall.

 Wednesday, 11th March 2015 – 18:00h.
Our guardian angels at sea: firemen, hyperbaric chamber, Spanish Navy’s Diving Centre, Red Cross, Guardia Civil Diving Unit, Moços d’Esquadra underwater unit, Spanish Maritime Safety Agency…
Host: Enrique Dauner (HDSES) and Antonio Badias (HDES)
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall

Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 – 18:00h.
Lotte Hass and other pioneer women in diving and UW Photography: Merçè Vilanova, Maria Luisa Moragas,…
Host: Silvia Dahl and Andrés Clarós
Venue: BMM Assembly Hall