Veronica von Allwörden has a Masters degree in Fine Arts. She is the owner of Sky and Sea Photography specializing in underwater and aerial photography. She worked as a SCUBA instructor for 10 years, teaching in the Pacific Northwest, Australia and the South Pacific. She volunteered for the Seattle Aquarium for 11 years as a diver, research assistant and underwater photographer on a variety of projects. Veronica is a member of the Marine Stranding Network and Orca Network. She is a pilot and photographs gray whales to assist with identification when the whales are in the Puget Sound for their spring migration. Veronica has dived all over the world with sharks, from huge schools of Scalloped Hammer Head sharks in the Galapagos Islands to the elusive Sixgill Shark in the Puget Sound. She currently lives in Langley, Washington and works for Matt’s Import Haven.