Home/Studio Location: Auke Bay, Alaska (12 miles north of Juneau)
Published Books: "Among Giants: A Life with Whales"; "Face to Face with Dolphins"; "Face to Face with Whales"; "Humpbacks: Unveiling the Mysteries"; "Whales and Dolphins in Question," with Jim Mead
Recent Awards/Accolades: Fellow of the Explorers Club and board member of the American Cetacean Society; NANPA recently announced that he will receive their Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012
Preferred Equipment: The Nikon D3 with the Sea & Sea D3 underwater housing; Nikon D700
Hobbies: Bike riding, fishing, walking
Inspirations/influences: Bates Littlehales and David Doubilet. "My father," he adds.
Advice to aspiring photographers: "I'm an editorial shooter," he says. "I like telling stories, and I like hearing stories. So make your own pictures and tell stories. You don't have to show a picture of the story, but there has to be a story behind the picture."