|12 years ago|
|Board of Directors/Contributing Editor|
|Steve is currently working on his 2nd eBook Dive Cozumel, which will be released in the fall of 2014. He released his first eBook Dive Galapagos in November 2013. The eBook is available through iBooks, Google Play Store and Amazon Kindle books.
Steve has been a professional underwater photographer and photojournalist since 1980. He has produced eight print travel guides for dive destinations, including The Hawaiian Islands, Cozumel, The Turks & Caicos, The Galapagos Islands, The Bahamas and Northern California, and has written hundreds articles for various U.S. publications on dive destinations, underwater photography and marine biology. He has also produced numerous coffee table books on various destinations. Thousands of his images have appeared in books, magazines and posters, as well as on stamps, advertising and art work worldwide. He has also won more than 250 awards for his photography in international competitions, including a First Place Award in the prestigious Han Hass Competition in Austria. He received the Scuba Schools International Platinum Pro Certification for 5000 dives in 1996 and has been diving since the late 1960’s. He is an active member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW).
Steve is a San Francisco Bay Area Native, a graduate of UC Berkeley, and is also a practicing attorney with offices in Alameda, California. He has successfully litigated 'dive access' issues in northern California.