Jonathan Lavan, a citizen scientist, a professional actor and a wildlife expert has been SCUBA Diving for over twenty-five years. As a SCUBA Diver he has been a teacher, photographer and research associate for many different organizations.

Jonathan is currently a diver at the John G. Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. He previously worked as a Diver and Staff Member at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California . He also frequently works with the Reef Environmental Education Foundation. He is a staunch environmentalist and educator of young people.

He shoots with a Nikon D300 in a Subal housing with Ikelite DS- 125’s or 160’s for flash. He really enjoys macro and super macro fish portraiture but has been getting¬†into wide angle lately.