Edwar was born in Colombia in 1976 and his passion and love for the sea led him to become a Marine Biologist in 2002 at the University of Bogota Jorge Tadeo Lozano.
Edwar has been living, traveling and working as a recreational scuba instructor, technical diving instructor, yacht captain, videographer & photographer over the years in different countries and has a wide range of experience to guide diving expeditions. In addition, he has been working with different underwater film productions including: Mayan Blue (movie), CNN (Anderson Cooper 360, shark finning), BBC - Animal Planet (Caught in the Moment), National Geographic, French TV (Ushuaia Nature), Marine Investigators, Japanese TV and more. His commitment to the ocean has made him active in marine conservation with several organizations.
Edwar is currently a freelance photographer and videographer based in Costa Rica; he shoots a Nikon D300 in a Sea & Sea housing, using Sea & Sea 250 strobes and a Sony FX1 in a Gates Housing.
Please contact Edwar for more information on his availability for assignment work.