Redondo Beach, CA
Brent Alex is a freelance underwater, travel, documentary photographer and social photojournalist. He has worked for 8 years in Hollywood as a commercial film art director, prop stylist & set decorator.
His social art and photojournalism is concerned with ocean conservation, beach culture worldwide, and the socioeconomic development of modern Hispanic immigrants. With a strong desire to explore the world around him and connect with its people, Brent Alex favors intimate projects and working closely with individuals and grassroots organizations, telling their stories in an effort to illustrate broader social and environmental issues. Brent Alex resides in Redondo Beach, CA when he is not traveling to follow swell, ideal dive conditions or summer in South America.
He is a contributor to Mission Blue: Sylvia Earle Alliance ~ Google Ocean Layers (http://mission-blue.org/google-earth) & The Inertia: Surfing's Definitive Online Community (http://www.theinertia.com)
He has worked closely with the following ocean conservation organizations:
Los Angeles Waterkeeper, Heal the Bay, Surfrider & Oceana.