John Bran is an accomplished photographer and a serious adventurer. John travels the world, capturing his amazing experiences in photos. His favorite subject to photograph is animals in their natural environment. Photographing, sketching, and spending time with these animals and watching their behavior helps John create works of art that are vibrant and full of life. He has swum with sharks, giant manta rays, manatees, and dolphins and has come within feet of white rhinos, cape buffalo, leopards, and lions. As well as a skilled photographer, John is an accomplished painter as well! He uses his photographs as a study to paint vivid underwater scenes on canvas.