Photo & Video
Services at Dockside Provided by:
Tim Blanton

Tim Blanton has been a professional videographer and photographer since 1978, and has been the resident photo/video pro at CoCo View since 1999.

His video work has appeared on network television, including the popular 'Shark Week' series on Discovery channel. His photos have appeared in several publications, including the cover of England's "Sport Diver"; Europe's most popular dive magazine.

*Tim With Whale Shark" Photo by Jim Connolly


Camera Rentals
Make your friends and family jealous by bringing home awesome photos from your underwater adventures. We offer digital cameras for rent. Basic camera instruction and a CD of your images are included in the rental rates.

Digital Camera Options
Item Duration
Olympus SP-350 or Canon A95 * Half Day
  All Day
  24 Hour Period
*Includes one CD burned from 256mb card - additional CD's are $15

Digital Camera Accessories
Item Duration
Sea & Sea YS25 Strobe Half Day
  All Day
  24 Hour Period
Wide Angle Lens Half Day
  All Day

Photo & Video Instruction
How better to learn to use your new camera or improve your underwater photos than to learn from a pro. All photo and video instruction is based on a personalized one-on-one approach and customized to each guests current knowledge and needs, from beginner to advanced students. Digital photo courses start at $175. Video courses start at $175.

E6 - Color Slide Processing
This service is no longer available. We've gone digital!

Custom Video Shoots
Take home great memories of you & your buddy, your family, or your whole group underwater. Bore (I mean... entertain) your friends & neighbors reliving your best dive trip ever! Basic custom video is $150. This includes video of a two tank morning or two tank afternoon boat trip, editing of video with music soundtrack and two DVD copies. Additional DVD copies are $15 each.

Digital "Buddy" Shoot


Fill your vacation scrapbook with professional photos of you & your buddy. For just $125, our professional photographer will join you for a two tank morning or afternoon boat trip, and take digital still photos of you and your buddy, or your entire group. The price includes 1 CD from the buddy shoot. Additional CD's are $15 each.

Photo Supplies
Film is quickly becoming a thing of the past so please bring your own film if that is what you shoot. A large selection of camera & dive computer batteries are available. If your gear uses an uncommon battery size, it is always good practice to bring spares from home. If in doubt, contact us & ask if we stock your size.

Professional Photo & Video Products
Brighten up your walls with images from the island. The Photo Center at Dockside has a wonderful selection of photographs from which to choose. With a state-of-the-art dye sublimation printer on site, we can also make film quality prints up to 8" x 10" from your digital images.

For the most visited space in everyone's home or office, we have a great selection of refrigerator magnets. These colorful images represent the best from our team of photo pros and they make great space-saving gifts for friends and family back home. "Bet you can't buy just one!"

Several DVD titles are on sale in the photo/video center. Tim's latest production "Islands in a Quiet Sea" is now available. This one hour documentary on diving the Bay Islands is narrated by five-time Emmy award-winner Stan Waterman.