A passionate sub-mariner, he uses every opportunity to discover and document the underwater world with his camera. This spirit of adventure and love of travel draw him to the bushveld of South Africa where he built a tree house safari lodge: a unique home base for his guided safari groups.
Through his images and education guests on underwater photo tours he hopes to promote a healthy attitude toward marine life and encourage others to protect the oceans and their intrinsic beauty.
He has received several international awards for his underwater images and has been published including 2 books of his manatee images. He has a degree in Wildlife Management and spent many years working as a Wildlife Biologist/Park Ranger for the National Park Service As a member of Team Cinebags, His contributions to bag designs come from time in the field testing bag ideas on boats and remote locations that can be challenging for camera equipment.
Underwater website: http://www.gregorysweeney.com/