Jim first became interested in underwater photography in 2000 when working as a volunteer on a marine expedition to Fiji, over the last decade this passion has grown into a profession.
After completing an MSc in marine science in 2008 studying the Bumphead Parrotfish, Jim worked in the Caribbean and Egypt for various marine conservation NGO’s, carrying out marine surveys and training graduates and volunteers in marine flora and fauna identification.
In 2010, Jim set up freeunderwaterimages.com, a website promoting marine awareness and conservation through photography. Contributors upload images for users to download in their original quality, free of charge. People from all over the world enjoy using the images for everything from web design to art classes.
On moving to the Cayman Islands in 2013 Jim worked at Cathy Church's Photo Centre as an underwater photographer / videographer and underwater photography instructor. His underwater images have won numerous international awards as well as being published in DIVER magazine in both North America and the UK. See the Media and Publications page for more.
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