Justin Gilligan

Justin is a freelance photojournalist with an Honours Degree in marine science and a passion for all things natural. As a marine scientist, he has worked on numerous projects with Australia’s Commonwealth and State Fisheries agencies in addition to being contracted to carry out independent research on some of Australia’s remote coral reefs, such as Lord Howe, Christmas and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Justin strives to combine his scientific background and artistic flare to create images that draw the viewer’s attention to the beauty of the natural world and its issues. Several of Justin’s images have received acclaim in international photography competitions.