Brent Durand is an avid California scuba diver, surfer, writer, photographer and marketer.
Brent has been diving since 1997 and has worked in the dive and underwater imaging industries since early 2013, building a career that blends passion and work into a lifestyle. He works full time as the Brand Evangelist at SCUBAPRO.
Brent’s photography is widely published in print worldwide, in advertising and across the web. He produces, directs, and hosts a range of video and photo content for clients and writes for scuba publications as time permits. Over the years he has established a reputation for writing insightful yet practical gear reviews and tutorial articles. Clients include top scuba brands, dive resorts, tourism boards, and underwater camera equipment manufacturers. Beyond media, he has helped several brands test and launch new products.
Brent has led underwater photo workshops in the Bahamas, California, Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines and Sri Lanka, helping hundreds of guests take their photography to the next level. His online photo instruction includes hours of video tutorials available at Brent Durand Underwater, plus downloadable photo courses, gear guides and more.
Brent’s passion is creating unique imagery in the challenging dive conditions of Northern California, which he shares regularly on Instagram and Facebook.
Behind the Scenes
This is a recent Dive Local video I produced with SCUBAPRO. I’ve always been a strong believer in diving local and supporting our local dive communities.
I’m extremely honored to have been the ambassador for Citizen’s Promaster 200m Diver watch launch. View the feature:
Services for Photographers
Online Photo Courses
Virtual Photo Lessons & Image Reviews
Private Photo Tours (above & below the surface)
Services for Clients
Stock Photo & Video Licensing
Content Strategy Consulting
Photo & Video Production
Public Speaking & Video Host
References and portfolios available upon request.