Dave Abbott

Lauren Owens Lambert

With a degree in marine ecology and more than 3,000 filming dives to his credit, Dave Abbott has been a wildlife cameraman for more than two decades. He has filmed in locations as diverse as Africa and the Arctic, and has documented scientific expeditions and iconic wildlife—from grizzlies to great white sharks—both above and below the surface. Aside from his love of wild animals and wild places, Abbott's driving motivation is to increase people’s awareness and respect for wildlife and habitat through his cinematography, stories, and images.

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