About Brent

Thanks for checking out my underwater photo tutorials. Hopefully you’re already enjoying them and taking your images to the next level!

You can view my personal photography portfolio at BrentDurand.com or contact me through the form below.


Brent Durand Professional Photographer

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

He has been diving since 1997 and has worked in the dive and underwater imaging industries since early 2013, building a career that blends passion and work into a lifestyle.He works full time as the Brand Evangelist at SCUBAPRO.

Brent’s photography is widely published in print worldwide, in advertising and across the web. He produces, directs, and hosts a range of video content for clients and writes for scuba publications as time permits. Over the years he has established 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. You may be using them now!

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.

Brent’s passion is creating unique imagery in the challenging dive conditions of Northern California, which he shares regularly on Instagram and Facebook. Email Brent.


Behind the Scenes

This is a recent Dive Local video I produced with SCUBAPRO. I’ve always been a strong believer in diving local and supporting our local dive communities.

Dive Local Casino Point. Produced by SCUBAPRO 2021.

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

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


Photo Courses

Virtual Photo Lessons

Group Presentations

YouTube Channel

Brand content production and stock licensing (please use form below)


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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.

Recent Online Profiles & Features

Scuba Diving Magazine – Author Page

X-Ray Magazine – Author Page

Podcast Interview – The Scuba Travel Podcast

Interview – Scuba Diver Magazine

Featured Photographer – DIVE Magazine UK

Interview – Art of Scuba Diving

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