Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Juan is a nature and wildlife photographer, whose passion is photographing our world's magnificent wildlife and natural features. A strong supporter of wildlife and natural habitat conservation, Juan is a member of several conservation organizations. Though private individuals purchase photos directly from him, Juan also donates his images to non-profit organizations dedicated to nature and wildlife preservation. Juan never ceases to be amazed by the natural subjects he photographs, and hopes that sharing his photographs will inspire others to appreciate and respect natural life.
With more than 25 years experience in photography, Juan has also become a recognized expert in Wildlife Photography, Lightroom and the capabilities of DSLRs when shooting video, and has published a new instructional DVD titled The Photographer's Guide to Creating HD Video with the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D.
Juan travels extensively capturing nature’s beauty, and also teaches during his own workshops and multitude events throughout the world on many photography topics. Listen to an interview with Juan on The Candid Frame Podcast.
Juan’s work has been featured on numerous publications, including: Sierra Magazine, Nature Conservancy, Audubon Magazine, American Photo, Audubon North Carolina, Wildlife in North Carolina, The Independent, and many others.
Juan is the co-host with Andy Williams of the reCompose podcast, a leading audio podcast that covers many photographic topics.