Frederick "Rick" Allen is a photographer, author, diver, and underwater camera technician.

With more than ten years of experience in the motion picture industry, his career has primarily centered around cinema cameras and camera support technology. Projects he's worked on range from commercials and feature films to filling requests from NASA and the Department of Defense. 

Since 2018 he's focused on underwater environments; gaining experience through volunteer initiatives with the California Science Center and Reef Check Foundation.

Rick divides his time between California, Singapore, and his home state of Michigan.

When he isn't diving or writing, he's often hiking and camping with his family.

He is currently seeking work as a copywriter, copyeditor, science educator, or technical writer.

If interested, please send an email to thesaltycamera@gmail.com. Samples of Rick's work can be found throughout this website.

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