Laurent Ballesta

Laurent Ballesta

Marine Biologist, Photographer

“I want to solve the mysteries of the underwater world.”

As a child Laurent Ballesta dreamed of an adventurous life like his big role model: Jacques Cousteau, pioneer of oceanic exploration and marine filmmaker of the first hour. A dream come true: Today Ballesta is not only a marine biologist but one of the most renowned wild life photographers worldwide. He has led numerous exploration missions and four GOMBESSA Expeditions, all marked by marked by triple challenges of a technical, scientific and artistic nature.

Gombessa IV is documented in the film 700 SHARKS, part of the Volume 6 programme.


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