About the Ebook
Mike's journeys to faraway places and strange environments were exciting, wondrous and sometimes quite dangerous. This book takes you to those exotic locations with Mike diving in fast currents, deep extremes and shark infested waters.
All of the stories in this book are true; from shark wrangling in Australia, to nearly blacking out and being swallowed into the abyss, and surviving an outright attack by a crazed Barracuda in the dark of night.
Backstory is a compendium of log notes, published stories, and distant memories of a career as an editorial underwater photographer.
Features & Details
- Category Arts & Photography
- Version Fixed-layout ebook, 114 pgs
- Publish Date Feb 18, 2013
- Last Edit Sep 05, 2016
- Language English
- Tags Mike, Hurley, Ocean, photography, underwater, backstory, marine, life, cuba, red, sea, palau, diving, scuba, scubadiving, underwater, photogarphy, coral, shark, barracuda, ea
Mike’s underwater photography career spanned over 10 years. During that time he was working as a freelance writer/photographer specializing in the marine environment, recreational scuba diving, ecology, and marine sciences. Publishing credits span worldwide press including over 100 magazines, trade journals, educational materials, newspapers, advertising, and local and national cable television. Among the most notable are National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Outside, and US News and World Report. Dive press included Rodale’s Scuba Diving, Sport Diver, Dive Training, Scuba Times, Dive Travel and others. Mike’s work has received wide recognition and won awards in advertising photography and in underwater photo venues. His photographs were part of a traveling exhibit and displayed at the Smithsonian. Mike was a member of and has done pro-bono work for CORAL (Coral Reef Alliance) and Colorado’s Ocean Journey and he has been a guest speaker at dive industry trade shows and scuba events