Jono is an Australian underwater photographer, freedive instructor, environmental scientist, marine megafauna guide and filmmaker dedicated to capturing powerful visuals to catalyse meaningful change for our oceans.
His work is driven by one motivation: to inspire positive action by facilitating meaningful connections with wildlife. He has gained extensive in field experience working with both terrestrial and marine megafauna across the world including; Kenya, Tonga, Mexico, Maldives, Indonesia, Azores, Fiji and the vibrant reefs of his ocean home in Australia.
Jono’s life took an unexpected turn when he helped rescued an entangled whale shark in the Maldives together with a local friend and diver. Shortly afterwards he co-founded the Fuvahmulah Marine Foundation to help address plastic pollution and wildlife entanglement on the island and has since also become the Media Director of the Miyaru Programme.With a deep love for non-intrusive forms of research and expeditions, he is both a passionate freedive instructor and scuba diver.
Jono’s work has been featured in world-class underwater photography competitions and publications.