Matthew Meier is a professional underwater, nature, and travel photographer and a San Diego local. Matthew has also served as an editor, photographer, and travel writer for X-Ray Magazine for the past several years. He has also been featured in numerous other media, including The Ocean Channel, the National Marine Sanctuary Program, and Ann Garrett Designer Jewelery. 

Before pursuing photography, Matthew graduated with a BSE in materials science engineering from the University of Michigan and then worked for a computer software company in Vail, Colorado. He then received his masters from the Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, CA. 

Matthew began scuba diving while in college, and has been diving all over the world, including Bali, Kenya, and the Galapagos Islands, and his art reflects his passion for nature and travel. 

For more information about Matthew Meier, visit: http://matthewmeierphoto.com/