Our team of experts are all passionate about creating amazing work. We’re a collective crew who explore and experiment with vision and intention while cultivating authentic partnerships and delivering work with meaning and resonance.


Mike Prickett, Director + Executive Producer and Co-founder

Prickett is known as the extreme director of photography from the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. He’s been shooting for over 30 years in ridiculously dangerous locations worldwide yet he’s probably best recognized for his action cinematography in feature films, commercials and television. He’s shot nearly every ocean in the world and has won many awards for his work. Mike’s work as a cinematographer or director of photography can be seen in feature films such as Point Break 2, Chasing Mavericks, Billabong Odyssey, X Men 2, Riding Giants, Step Into Liquid, Blue Horizon, The Ride, Day of Days, Red Sky Morning, and the list goes on. He also works with all the major television networks like NBC, CBS, ABC, National Geographic, BBC, Learning Channel, Fox Sports, ESPN, etc. In addition to Triple Crown of Surfing, he also shot the Super Bowl commercial for Anheuser Busch, and national spots for Nissan and Lexus.


Joshua Strickland, Executive Producer and Co-founder

As a serial entrepreneur, Josh feels in his element envisioning new opportunities while building teams to achieve the Salt and Air Studio mission and vision. As EP, Josh oversees each project from a logistical, budgetary and quality standpoint. In addition to his experience in production management, Josh has a successful 20 year career in creating, leading or managing business units in the information technology, investment banking, franchise retail, manufacturing and equipment rental space.


Kelii Grace, Director of Photography

Award-Winning Director of Photography Kelii Grace has been dubbed a “Visual Translator” by his colleagues and clients. Keenly intuitive of client’s goals and a director’s vision, Kelii crafts his work with intention, substance and collaboration. Kelii has over a decade of experience shooting and editing commercial motion and still photo projects in North America and Japan. Experienced in all things RED and Arri, Kelii is also an experienced drone pilot and operator.


salt + air studios team ryan miyamotoRyan Miyamoto, Director of Photography

Ryan is an accomplished Cinematographer, Director and Producer based in Los Angeles, California. He was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii and found a passion for film through surf cinematography. He graduated from San Diego State University in 2010 with a degree in Television, Film and New Media. Ryan’s work can be seen on National Geographic, Discovery Channel, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox Sports, ESPN, Disney and Red Bull Productions. Beyond cinematography, Miyamoto has worked as a 3-D assistant editor on Shrek and Shrek2, and as an underwater camera assistant for Chasing Mavericks and Point Break (2015).  His Directorial debut Twinsters, premiered at SXSW 2015 and received the “Special Jury Recognition for Editing.” Current work includes NBC Sports Spartan Race 2016, NBC Sports Winter Dew Tour 2016, Fox Sports Titans of Mavericks 2016 and ESPN’s NBA Eastern Conference Finals.


salt + air studios team josh quickJosh Quick, Production Engineer and SHOTOVER Tech

“JQ” has more than 10 years of experience in feature, commercial, documentary and television production. We like to say that Josh is the solutions guy that just doesn’t take no for an answer because he believes there’s always a better way to get the shot and if there’s a way, he’ll find it! As a SHOTOVER technician, he’s an invaluable part of the Salt + Air team. Classically trained in Cinematography at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, he’s an avid enthusiast who’s worked on such notable films as “The Hunger Games,” “Iron Man 3,” “Dear John,” and the ever iconic “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water”


Warner Wacha First Camera AssistantWarner Wacha, First Camera Assistant and SHOTOVER Tech.

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Warner Will Wacha, First Camera Assistant and SHOTOVER Tech

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Abraham Williams CinematographerAbraham Williams, Cinematographer and Steadicam operator

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Austin Larson - MoVI Tech and Drone PilotrAustin Larson, FAA Licensed Drone Pilot and Gimbal operator

Austin is one of Hawaii’s first FAA licensed Part 107 drone pilots. With a BFA from University of Hawaii at Manoa he understands creative conceptualization and project execution. Austin’s extensive 7 year work experience as Operations manager in a rental house gave him vast perspective in everything camera, lighting and grip along with deep experience in aerial and water equipment.


salt + air studios team ryan miyamotoAaron Van Bokhoven, Senior Application Developer

Aaron is a highly skilled software engineer, full-stack web developer, teacher, and accomplished street photographer. His stack includes Ruby, Ruby on Rails, React, React Native, and Scala. Aaron resides in Honolulu, Hawaii.


Don King Water CinematographerDon King, Water Cinematographer

Don King is an American photographer, cinematographer, and film director. He is renowned worldwide for his photographic and cinematic images of ocean surface waves and surfing. Don was a high school sophomore the first time he sold a photograph. The purchaser was Surfing magazine, which used it on its cover. Born and raised in Hawaii, Don King lives on Oʻahu with his wife Julianne Yamamoto King and their sons Beau, Aukai and Dane.


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