CHURCH, Cathy, M.Sc.

USA (1945- )

Last updated: January 2, 2020 at 4:42 am

Underwater photographer; marine biologist; one of the world’s foremost teachers and authors on underwater photography; took her first underwater photos in 1967 and pioneered many of the techniques used today; former school teacher; photo editor for Skin Diver Magazine for 15 years; co-authored hundreds of magazine articles and four books on underwater photo techniques; conducted her first week-long photo course in Grand Cayman in 1972; developed the first franchised photo courses for dive shops through NASDS; has photographed for many clients including Kodak, Nikon, the US Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands.

Legend of the Sea (Beneath the Sea, 2019)
Diver of the Year (Beneath the Sea, Arts, 2010)
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2008)
Women Divers Hall of Fame (2000)
DEMA Hall of Fame (2000)
NOGI Award (Arts, 1985)

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