Profile: Education & Background: After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Concordia University in Montreal, I continued my education in Photography at Ryerson Polytechnical Institute and at Sheridan College.
Credits: Publications in Skin Diver Magazine, Diver Magazine, Ocean Sports Magazine, Dive Ontario, Canadian Geographic, Photo Canada, International Wildlife; Ranger Rick's Nature Magazine, The Audubon Society's Field Guide to North American Sea Shore Creatures, Owl / Chickadee Magazine, Children's Press, The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Sun, Ontario Out Of Doors, Outdoor Canada, La Plongee, and Equinox.
Promotional Assignments: Nikon Canada, Benjamin Films,DIVEmar inc., Kodak Canada Inc., Marlin Travel, S C Travel, Tours Oceanauts Inc., Bonaire Tourist Board, St. Kitts & Nevis Tourist Information Office, Explorer Ventures Ltd. BWIA International, Paradise Sea Sports, use my photographs for promotional purposes. My work has also appeared in brochures for Electrohome Ltd. Barnes-Hinds Pharmaceuticals, Atlan Suits, Hydrobotics Engineering, Amphibico, Sony Canada and Sportours Inc. My Photographs were also exhibited at the ROM at the Discovery Gallery.
Speaking Engagements: Perhaps of lesser importance yet notable are my speaking engagements which are frequent. To mention a few: Underwater Canada 78-95. FQAS Underwater Congress Montreal, NCSA Scuba Celebration Ottawa, Toronto Guild of Color Photographers, Mississauga Camera Club, Don Mills Camera Club, Humber Valley Camera Club, Etobicoke Camera Club , The Toronto Camera Club ,York Regional Camera Club, Country Images Camera Club, New Market and Latow Photographers Guild. I have also conducted numerous Underwater Photography Seminars aboard the Liveaboard Dive Boat Caribbean Explorer, and did a four part Photography Lecture Series for Just Cameras.
Travel: I Have travelled extensively and frequently revisit my favourite dive destinations which include: Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, The Turks and Caicos Islands, St Kitts & Nevis, Saba, Dominica, St Maarten, Trinidad & Tobago, Antigua, Belize, Roatan Guanaja, Cozumel, Cuba, San Salvador, the Bahamas, The Philippines, Hong Kong, Tanzania, Kenya, The Red Sea - Israel, Jordan & Egypt.
Marketing: My transparencies are marketed through Valan Photos, a Stock Photo Agency located in Ottawa.
General Information: I am a Toronto based freelance photographer specializing in Underwater, Travel and Nature Photography. I am also the Past President of the Canadian Society of Underwater Photographers and currently the Vice President of the Mississauga Camera Club. I am a Contributing Editor of Diver Magazine , Dive Ontario and La Plongee. I reside in Mississauga with my wife Jennifer and my two children Christopher and Margo.
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