Marine Scientist and Underwater Photographer
Lucas Handley is a Marine Scientist and an Underwater Photographer. His background as a marine scientist, lead him toward ocean related film and TV. Appearing as a host on Discovery Channel, and as a key character and contributing cinematographer to the Internationally acclaimed film, ‘Blue.’ He has put our changing oceans, and our place within them, into the spotlight.
Lucas is also a Freedive instructor and philanthropist, working alongside Scuba For Change, a Not For Profit business, set up around underwater tourism, he supports developing communities and sustainable use of their environments. He regularly runs “re-wilding” experiences; taking groups of people back into the remote corners of the watery globe to learn how to freedive, spearfish and live off the land. ‘Born a fish forced to walk’, he offers a hands-on, experience based perspective on what it is like to live a life underwater, in some of the most unpredictable and turbulent places on earth. A Keynote speaker at Australian Geographic Explorers Club and Australian National Museum, Lucas has presented on the adaptation, psychology and physiology to living underwater. Supported by stunning underwater imagery and engaging story telling.
Lucas will be joining our Expedition Team for select voyages in Antarctica 2023.