About the Author
Steve has been a professional underwater photographer and photojournalist since 1980. He has produced eight travel guides for dive destinations and has written hundreds of articles for various U.S. publications. Thousands of his images have appeared in books, magazines and posters, as well as on stamps, advertising and art work worldwide. He has also won more than 250 awards for his photography in international competitions. His diving experience in the Galapagos Islands spans the past ten years.
Ellen Sarbone, a professional photojournalist and editor, caught the travel bug as an exchange student in Italy and has covered much of the surface of the Earth, in addition to diving the worlds oceans since then. Over the last 10 years, Ellen's contributions to her trade have included a weekly radio travel show, newspaper columns, a travel guidebook to Haiti, freelance travel articles and photographs for many international magazines and dive industry publications. She is also developing an online travel magazine, eTraveller.com. This book on the Galápagos Islands focuses on two of her great joys: scuba diving and wildlife.