Brent Durand is an avid California scuba diver, surfer, writer and photographer.

He has been diving for almost 25 years and has worked in the dive industry since early 2013. Roles include Editor-in-Chief of the Underwater Photography Guide, Imaging Expert at Scuba Diving Magazine and Sport Diver, and currently West Coast Sales Rep for Atlantis Philippines, plus consulting behind the scenes with several different industry brands.

Brent’s photography is widely published in print worldwide, in advertising and across the web. He has written for most of the top scuba publications and has a reputation for insightful-yet-simple 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. He is also publishing a website with video tutorials and virtual photo lessons at Brent Durand Underwater.


Video Feature

I’m extremely honored to be featured in this Citizen Watch ambassador video. Check it out!

Citizen Dive Watch Promaster 200m Diver, Produced by Scuba Diving Magazine. 2018.

Services for Photographers

Private Photo Tours (Underwater + Landscape)

Virtual Private Lessons

Services for Clients

Stock Photography

Brand Content: Products, Lifestyle, Resorts, Scenics

Brand Partnerships through my Media Channels

Digital Media and Content Consulting

Video Host

Public Speaking


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Support From

SeaLife creates a range of underwater cameras, lights, and accessories. I’ve been shooting with SeaLife gear for years and am proud to be a brand ambassador.

I’m proud to be a brand ambassador for Ultralight Control Systems. Quality components made right here in California. Check them out: