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Marzipan and Iodine: Sniffing out bioluminescence

Marzipan and Iodine: Sniffing out bioluminescence

21/04/2015

Deep in Sequoia National Forest, just after the winter snow melts, in groves, meadows and grassy clearings, the stars of the night sky are reflected in the vegetation below. The source of this most natural light are hundreds of bioluminescent millipedes of the genus Motyxia. Only found in certain parts of the National Forest and at specific […]

Glowing Waters: A Microscopic Light Show

Glowing Waters: A Microscopic Light Show

16/01/2015

Towards the end of 2013 I went on a research cruise with Steve Haddock at MBARI  to see the diversity and jaw dropping bioluminescent displays of organisms found in the mid water of Monterey Bay. To see some of the life forms we found on that trip, keep an eye on Steve Haddock’s Bioluminescence web page. […]

Fireflies of Lake Michigan

Fireflies of Lake Michigan

16/01/2015

A lot of interesting animal behavior happens at the transitionary phases between day and night. At dusk in late spring and early summer, fireflies in Michigan begin to to illuminate meadows, gardens, and tree groves with their bioluminescent mating displays. Probably the most well known source of bioluminescence, fireflies are also the most photographed form of […]

About Me

I am a specialist wildlife cameraman and photographer. I have  experience with infrared, thermal, macro and time-lapse video and photography. My varied and well travelled professional experience is supported with a background in BSc Zoology and MA Wildlife Documentary Production.

I have recently relocated to Santa Barbara, California after a few years of working in natural history television in Bristol, UK. I am currently very interested in photographing jumping spiders, hummingbirds and bioluminescence.

I also have post production skills in video editing, motion graphics and photo editing using Final Cut Pro, Motion, Compressor, Premier, After Effects, Light Room and Photo Shop.

I am available as a camera man, camera assistant or photographer. I am also available for small motion graphics and editing projects.

Please contact me if you have any questions: elliot@mrlowndes.com

+1 (650) 300-9417

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