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Welcoming John Ares To The DPG Team
By Jason Heller, May 1, 2009 @ 01:00 AM (EST)
We are excited to announce that John Ares is joining the DPG team as a Contributor At Large.
Trained as a Biologist/ Marine Food Scientist, and previously careered as a Corporate Trainer, Documenter, & Project Manager, John is a uniquely versatile photographer.  He has a number of specialties including Underwater, Nature, Travel, Lifestyle and Fine Art.
He is a member of the Stock Artists Alliance and the New York Underwater Photographer Society. He has been a member of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors as a trainer of SCUBA Instructors and taught Photoshop, Lightroom and Underwater Photography courses. He has also written White Papers on Workflow and Backup procedures.  John's stock photos are available for sale via ALAMY and on his website.
John has traveled with his camera to many underwater destinations around the globe: Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, Fiji, Palau, Truk Lagoon, Maldives, Cocos Island Costa Rica, La Paz Mexico, Hawaii, Silver Banks, Cayman Islands, Saba / St Kitts, Bonaire, Belize, Roatan, The Bahamas, and other Caribbean destinations as well as North America.
A former studio commercial photographer, his client list includes legal photography for F. Lee Bailey Associates and won contests sponsored by the American Photographer Magazine. He was an Associate Editor and Photographer for Seafood America Magazine.



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