Honored with the 2018 NOGI Award in the Arts by the Underwater Academy of Arts and Sciences, an EMMY Award winning cinematographer and author, a recipient of DEMA’s prestigious Reaching Out Award, and a widely published still photographer, Marty has worked to conserve and share the magic of the undersea world for more than four decades. He is the Marine Life Editor of Dive Training magazine, producing at least three columns in every issue, and is the Photography Ambassador for Atlantis Liveaboard and Resorts in the Philippines and the Photography Professional for NAUI.
Marty’s still photography has been used by the National Geographic Society, Nature Conservancy, National Wildlife Federation, Skin Diver magazine where he served as the photography columnist, and many major publications, natural history museums, and aquaria.
His cinematography has been used by National Geographic, Howard Hall Productions, Hardy Jones Productions, the PBS series Nature, BBC, Discovery Channel, Audubon, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom, ESPN, and many other networks and series around the world.
With his partner Bob Cranston, Marty helped pioneer shark diving tourism in southern California and Mexico. He serves on the Board of Trustees of the Reef Environmental Education Foundation.