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, regular contributions in several other publications, and consulting behind the scenes for dive industry brands you’re sure to know.

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. His online photo instruction includes hours of video tutorials available at Brent Durand Underwater, plus photo courses, virtual private lessons, and gear guides.


Behind the Scenes

I’m extremely honored to have been the ambassador for Citizen’s Promaster Diver watch launch.

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

Brand Ambassador

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.

Ultralight Control Systems produces high quality components for underwater photographers and cinematographers. Made right here in California. I’ve been using ULCS gear since day 1 and am proud to be an ambassador.


Services for Photographers

Online Photo Courses

Virtual Private Lessons & Image Reviews

Private Photo Tours (above & below the surface)

Services for Clients

Photo & Video Production

Stock Photo & Video Licensing

Content Strategy Consulting

Public Speaking & Video Host

References and portfolios available upon request.


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