I began with underwater film photography in 1994. I wanted to record my dives through images and capture the colorful reefs,ecosystems  and  sea life. Trial and error, lots of film and reading many books written on the subject of underwater photography helped me in this endeavor. At that time I was shooting with a Sea and Sea MMII with YS 50 strobe.

In 2001 I began to dabble in photography above sea level and have been shooting ever since.  The challenge for me, besides the technical aspects of photography and lighting is being able to capture a singe frame in  1/250  of a second and successfully convey a story,feeling or emotion to the viewer. Only when this is accomplished, that the image can be considered successful.

Publication credits include:

Digital Photo Pro Magazine,

McAllister Towing’s “At the Helm” Volume 9

Duggal Visual Soloutions,

National Geographic Stock,


Boating Times Long Island

Light and Composition Magazine

News 12, Long Island

Listed is equipment that I use.

Nikon D40 and D300 with SB600 and SB700 speedlights.
Nikon 60 mm macro f2.8
Sigma 10-20mm f 5.6
Sigma 70-200mm f2.8
Nikon 50mm f1.8

Sigma 17-50mm f2.8
Tamron 28-300mm f3.5
Manfrotto 725B Tripod

I frequently post on the following social media sites:


3 Replies to “About”

  1. Hi Chris,

    I was one of the kiters today at Gilgo. (green kite).
    You have some really amazing pictures on this website, can’t wait to see what today’s pictures look like.


  2. I was going to get the Nikon d3100 with 18-55 lens (which over csruoe comes with it) and the 55-300mm. Which do you think would be a better choose? 70-300 (The one without the VR) or the 55-300mm?

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